Around Deauville

"Let's get back on the saddle"

Discover Normandy's horse world by bike

In the footsteps of equestrian Deauville, discover the world of horses and the surrounding natural sites.

 Go behind the scenes of the Deauville's equine environment.

 Ride between stud farms of racy horses, race courses and equestrian centers.

 Go from the saddle of the bicycle to that of the horse, between land and sea.

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Will you be tempted between two bike rides, by a horse-back ride on the beach, a polo game or a guided tour behind the scenes of the racecourse?

Between horse races, polo match, thoroughbred auctions, Norman stud farms, equestrian walks, or even the "sulky" experience (horse cart), take the reins of your Starway bike and get ready to be enchanted by the "most beautiful conquest of man ".

This itinerary takes you to the heart of the horse capital, along the 'Côte Fleurie', by the sea, on the green cycling trail, passing through picturesque villages. Take the time to explore and immerse yourself in this unique environment of Normandy.

Key facts

This itinerary is suitable for self-guided road cycling, without a guide. We have designed this tour to inspire you only. Note that paid services in the areas, museums, restaurants, etc., are not included and will be payable directly to the service providers.

 Starting and Ending Points  : Boutique Jean Connaît Un Rayon, itinerary in  circle.

  Key locations : Deauville, Blonville-sur-Mer, Villers-sur-Mer, Saint-Pierre-Azif, Saint-Arnoult, Villerville.

  Level : Easy to Moderate

  Distance :  54 kms

  Duration by bike :  4h minimum based on an average speed of 15km/h)

  Suggested duration full excursion :  Full day  (including cycling time + time for breaks and visits)

 Bicycle type :  Starway Urban and Touring

 Positive Altitude :   666 meters

 Max Altitude :  148 meters

The Highlights to explore along the way

Explore the horse's world from the region

Deauville is known to be the capital of the horse. Between Equestrian centers, racecourses, polo club, auction sales of yearlings or trotters, or  stud farms for thoroughbred horse, take the reins and ride into this fascinating world.

August is ideal to watch a polo game or witness an auction sale of thoroughbred horses. Prestigious horse races, on the other hand, are available all year round at thehippodrome de Deauville or at Clairefontaine for show jumping races. 

Opportunity to combine cycling and horse-back riding

This itinerary will give you the chance to "switch your mount" and go from your bike's saddle to the beautiful stallion on a stunning horse-back ride on the beach of Blonville-sur-Mer, the marshes, forest, or near the Roches Noires' s cliffs in Villerville.

And why not having a go at the Sulky Experience, a ride on a horse-drawn cart, to experience the speed and sensations of horse racing.

Enjoy your ride !

Taking your time connecting with the nature 

A bucolic ride, this route will take you through iconic places in the region such as the famous Les Planches, the villa Strassburger or  the fish market of Trouville.

As for nature, take your time and enjoy life and your ride on your electric bike, along the Côte Fleurie or in land, following the equine route ...

You will ride on green cycle trails, cycling paths and coastal roads.