Tourism and business travel in Deauville



Loc­ated on the Côte Fleur­ie, Deau­ville is a con­ven­tion city and a bench­mark for busi­ness tour­ism in France. With its nat­ur­al assets and adapt­ab­il­ity, this sea­side resort in Nor­mandy is increas­ingly attract­ing pro­fes­sion­als look­ing for the ideal set­ting for their events. The teams at the CID Deau­ville con­ven­tion cen­ter take a look at the reas­ons why Deau­ville is such a pop­u­lar des­tin­a­tion for busi­ness tour­ism in Calvados.

An exceptional natural setting for business tourism

Deau­ville stands out for its unspoilt nat­ur­al envir­on­ment, with its beaches, coun­tryside and charm­ing archi­tec­tur­al her­it­age. This unique set­ting on Nor­mandy’s Côte Fleur­ie offers an imme­di­ate change of scenery for par­ti­cipants in busi­ness events organ­ized in the town, con­du­cive to relax­a­tion and con­cen­tra­tion. In fact, Deau­ville has become France’s most pop­u­lar small town.

Deauville’s mythical beach and boardwalk

Deau­ville’s emblem­at­ic beach and fam­ous surf­boards con­trib­ute to the town’s appeal for busi­ness tour­ism. Pro­fes­sion­als can take advant­age of the wide-open spaces and water sports activ­it­ies to enhance their stay and encour­age team-build­ing dur­ing a busi­ness trip.

Les Planches © Patrice Le Bris 
Les para­sols sur la plage de Deau­ville ©Jac­ques­BASILE
Autres sports et loisirs 60 © Ville de Deauville 

The town’s rich architectural heritage

The beau­ti­ful Nor­man man­sions and Anglo-Nor­man-style vil­las that char­ac­ter­ize Deau­ville’s archi­tec­ture lend the sea­side resort a cer­tain charm.

The many lux­ury hotels and palaces offer top-qual­ity accom­mod­a­tion for busi­nesses, all with­in easy reach of ven­ues ded­ic­ated to pro­fes­sion­al events.

La Villa Le Cercle 
Hôtel Le Nor­mandy Bar­rière Deau­ville © Groupe Barrière 

A comprehensive offering to meet the needs of business tourism

Bey­ond its excep­tion­al nat­ur­al and archi­tec­tur­al set­ting, Deau­ville is also a town that has adap­ted to offer infra­struc­tures and ser­vices ded­ic­ated to busi­ness tour­ism. The Pal­ais des Con­grès de Deau­ville and La Villa le Cercle, for example, are essen­tial ven­ues for organ­iz­ing pro­fes­sion­al events.

Escal­i­er ver­rière CID 
Ter­rasses du CID 
VILLA_Le Cercle fen­etre rontonde©BAB13

The Palais des Congrès de Deauville: the perfect venue for business events

This mod­ern com­plex boasts mod­u­lar rooms for up to 1,500 people, with meet­ing, cater­ing and exhib­i­tion facilities.

The CID Deau­ville also boasts a priv­ileged seafront loc­a­tion, enabling par­ti­cipants to take full advant­age of the town’s excep­tion­al setting.


Spe­cial­ized ser­vice pro­viders to sup­port companies

Deau­ville also boasts a num­ber of ser­vice pro­viders who help com­pan­ies organ­ize their busi­ness events, offer­ing tail­or-made ser­vices in terms of cater­ing, accom­mod­a­tion, enter­tain­ment and team-build­ing activities.


Deau­ville’s dynam­ism and ease of access from major French cit­ies make it an ideal des­tin­a­tion for pro­fes­sion­als on busi­ness trips.

A lively town all year round

Deau­ville is a lively sea­side resort all year round, offer­ing a wide range of cul­tur­al and sport­ing events. Vis­it­ors can take advant­age of their free time to attend eques­tri­an com­pet­i­tions, regat­tas or fest­ivals such as the fam­ous Deau­ville Amer­ic­an Film Festival.

Tapis Rouge Ave­nue Lucien Barrière 
Jet Ski Deauville 
2017.0.13 Prix Marois Hipp La Touques ©Naïade­Plante

Greater accessibility to attract professionals

Deau­ville is eas­ily access­ible by road, rail and air. The Deau­ville-Trouville SNCF train sta­tion provides dir­ect access to Par­is in less than two hours, while Deau­ville-Nor­man­die Inter­na­tion­al Air­port serves sev­er­al des­tin­a­tions in France and Europe.

Deauville’s assets for business tourism

  • An excep­tion­al nat­ur­al set­ting with the beach, sur­round­ing coun­tryside and pre­served archi­tec­tur­al heritage.
  • Facil­it­ies and ser­vices ded­ic­ated to busi­ness tour­ism, includ­ing the Pal­ais des Con­grès de Deau­ville and Villa le Cercle.
  • A full range of spe­cial­ized ser­vice pro­viders to help com­pan­ies organ­ize their events.
  • A dynam­ic, lively town all year round, with a rich pro­gram of cul­tur­al and sport­ing events.
  • Excel­lent trans­port links to major French and European cities.

Deau­ville has everything it takes to attract com­pan­ies look­ing for the ideal des­tin­a­tion for their busi­ness trips:

The com­bin­a­tion of an unspoilt nat­ur­al set­ting, the right infra­struc­ture and the town’s dynam­ism make this sea­side resort in Nor­mandy a bench­mark for busi­ness tour­ism in France.


Espace res­tau­ra­tion dans les halls du pal­ais des con­grès de Deau­ville © BabXIII 
Cock­tail-Sund­ance ©BABXIII
Aud­it­or­i­um Centre Inter­na­tion­al de Deauville 
Place Morny ┬® Del­phine Barre╠ü Ler­ouxel ‑inDeau­ville
Les para­sols sur la plage — Deauville 
Les Planches © Patrice Le Bris 
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