"Movements: July - Deauville"

LMS certainly visited the best European destinations…     

Hotel Normandy, Deauville
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Deauville, in the Basse-Normandie region of northwestern France boasts the ‘queen of the Norman beaches’ and is filled with impressive hotels and a Grand Casino.

The Normandy and Royal Hotels and Casino opened between 1911 and 1913 and in 1923 the famous wooden boardwalk, the ‘Promenade des Planches’, which borders the sea, was constructed.

Deauville is somewhere the international upper-class continue to enjoy as a holiday retreat and is more than just a seaside resort – it is the French seaside resort. It could not hold the unofficial title of ‘Parisian Riveria’ otherwise…