Sports and the Outdoors in Deauville-Trouville
Sports and the Outdoors
Club Nautique de Trouville. Sailing boats large and small can be rented from the Club Nautique de Trouville. Digue des Roches Noires, Deauville-Trouville, 14360. 02-31-88-13-59. www.cnth.org.
Hippodrome de Deauville—La Touques. Deauville becomes Europe's horse capital in August, when breeders jet in from around the world for its yearling auctions and the races at its two attractive hippodromes. Afternoon horse races are held in the heart of Deauville at the Hippodrome de Deauville—La Touques. It hosts the Gold Cup Polo Championship (the final is held on the last Sunday of August), and the summer season closes with the course's signature event, the Grand Prix de Deauville. 45 ave. Hocquart de Turtot, Deauville, 14800. 02–31–14–20–00. www.france-galop.com.
Hippodrome de Deauville Clairefontaine. Horse races and polo matches can be seen most summer afternoons at the Hippodrome de Deauville Clairefontaine. Rte. de Clairefontaine, Tourgéville, Deauville, 14800. 02–31–14–69–00. www.hippodrome-deauville-clairefontaine.com.
Poney Club. Head for the Poney Club for a wonderful horseback ride on the beach (the sunsets can be spectacular). It's open weekends and holidays, but be sure to call early to reserve a horse, or a pony, for your little one. Rue Reynoldo-Hahn, Deauville-Trouville, 14800. 02–31–98–56–24. poney-club-deauville.ffe.com.
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