Information & Facts
Deauville hosts numerous events, including regattas and polo
tournaments, and offers many holiday diversions in the form of
casinos, golf courses and exclusive shops. Horse racing is a
popular pastime on the town's two courses, and Deauville also
boasts a number of restaurants and a spa. There is a strip of
beach, the Plage de Deauville which, on warm days, is packed with
French is the official language.
The Euro (EUR) is the official currency in France. Currency can
be exchanged at banks, bureaux de change and some large hotels,
though you will get a better exchange rate at the ATMs. Major
credit cards are widely accepted, as are travellers cheques,
particularly in major tourist destinations. Foreign currency is not
Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between last Sunday in March and
last Sunday in October).