Deauville. Bracing seaside resort on the English Channel. Hotel Normandy. 2 hours by train from Paris, Gare St Lazare. Deauville is a pretty town full of “Belle Epoque” villas. The Hotel Normandy in Deauville is open all year round. The Sunday Buffet Brunch @80 euros per person is a popular rdv. Many sporting activities Horse racing,golf, horse riding,tennis, swimming. Many Boutiques for luxury shopping.