The pays d’Auge, with its hedged farmlands, marshes, hills and fine sandy beaches, offers a variety of natural landscapes. In light of this, BARNES Deauville would like to guide you through ten villages and towns, each with its unique atmosphere, characteristics and own assets.
Prime Property in Deauville (14800)
Known for the mythical Boardwalk along its huge beach, its racetracks, its casino and its American Film Festival, Deauville is the star of the Côte Fleurie. Only two hours away from Paris by train or car, she offers an array of activities, equestrian and water sports, thalassotherapy, shopping in its streets lining up the shops of all the renowned brands. Its chic and nevertheless cool atmosphere surely is what you are looking for. In the Golden Triangle or the horse-track areas, you will find the large typical Deauville-style villas dating back to the turn of the XXth century, or some apartments with an unobstructed sea-view.
Prime Property in Trouville (14360)
Located on the left bank of river Touques, Trouville, its casino, its long beach and its lanes will please all the lovers of authenticity. Its famous fish marketplace and numerous restaurants also make it a town sought after by the gourmets. And for genuine epicures, the city returns to the tradition of marine treatment, again available for the first year. You will find in Trouville some seaside villas with direct access to the beach, but also, for those who will rather go for the charm of the town, traditional fisherman’s cottages, but however restored and updated.
Prime Property in Honfleur (14600)
A city with an irresistible charm, sought after by art lovers, Honfleur managed to preserve its authenticity. Its art galleries, its narrow lanes, its half-timbered facades, its harbor, its proximity from Paris and its cheerful atmosphere are all assets for those seeking inspiration on Courbet, Monet or Satie’s footsteps…. Stay in Honfleur and experience the arts in all of its forms, have a stroll in its paved lanes, linger on the organic fruit and vegetable market, attend a concert in the Grenier à sel concert hall. You will find in Honfleur traditional town houses which used to be fishermen’s residences, or uphill some ship-owners villas with a view on the estuary.
Prime Property in Cabourg (14390)
With its famous Grand Hôtel where, among others, Marcel Proust used to stay, its long sea front Promenade, Cabourg is unquestionably the seaside resort on the Côte Fleurie which best managed to maintain all the charm of the “Belle Epoque“. Cinema lovers will live their dreams at the annual Romantic Film Festival taking place there each year. You will find in Cabourg beautiful Anglo-Norman seaside villas, or else some pretty longères (farmhouses), tastefully restored, nestled in the surrounding countryside.
Prime Property in Villers-sur-Mer (14640) and Houlgate (14510)
Nestled half way between Cabourg and Deauville, overhung by the famous cliffs of the Vaches Noires, Villers-sur-Mer and Houlgate, charming seaside resorts with a family atmosphere. The quietness of their beaches, with the typical cabins you find along the coast, their town centers make of them some especially sought-after places by the families wishing to establish their holiday home. You will find in Villers-sur-Mer and Houlgate some beautiful Anglo-Norman villas, in the town center or on the sea front, together with traditional thatched cottages or presses Norman in the hinterland.
Prime Property in Tourgeville (14800), Bénerville and Blonville (14910)
Located in close proximity of Deauville, Tourgeville, Bénerville and Blonville are the perfect resorts for who wishes to benefit from an ideal situation while remaining away from the crowd. Water sports and equestrian sports are here the key-words. Mount Canisy offers a remarkable view over the bay. Either for the charming seaside villas, or up on the hills, or for the traditional press Norman and manors in the near countryside, these three cities offer an array of holiday resorts.
Prime Property in Villerville (14113)
Known for having been the natural settings where Henri Verneuil’s film “Un Singe en Hiver”, with French stars Jean Gabin and Jean-Paul Belmondo was shot, Villerville also offers a magnificent panorama over Le Havre and Cape La Hève. An ancient fishermen village now reconverted into a holiday resort, Villerville, with its beach more than four kilometres long, its cliffs and its natural area of more than five hectares, offers an intimist environment between sea and countryside. Be it for the restored fishermen cottages or the villas nestled up on the hills with unobstructed sea-view, an array of opportunities is there for the purchasers to choose.
Prime Property in Saint-Pierre-Azif, Beaumont-en-Auge (14950) and Vauville (14800)
Les amoureux de la nature, des maisons à pans de bois et des chevaux seront charmés par l’arrière-pays deauvillais. Vauville, Saint-Pierre-Azif, Beaumont-en-Auge et les villages environnants offrent des paysages bucoliques et authentiques. A l’abri des regards, dans le calme de la campagne, de longues balades, à pied, à vélo ou à cheval attendent ceux qui recherchent la quiétude de la campagne augeronne. Vous trouverez dans ces villages des chaumières et pressoirs rénovés avec goût, tout comme de ravissants manoirs et gentilhommières.
Prime Property in Pont l'Evêque(14130)
If you enjoy the quietness of the countryside and the warm atmosphere of the city, Pont l’Evêque and her charming villages around offer a welcoming nature. Only two hours away from Paris and less than a half-hour away from the beaches of the Côte Fleurie, an exceptional combination of quietness and various activities awaits as they wish the lovers of authenticity : water sports at the leisure center, equestrian sports, hikes and bike rides and cultural sites to visit. You will find some vast properties in Pont l’Evèque, from the presbytery to the stud farm, but also some cottages, mansions or manors.
Prime Property in Lisieux (14100)
Capital city of the Pays d’Auge, famous for its world renowned Sainte-Thérèse Basilica, Lisieux and its region offer a great variety of entertainment and discoveries with its two theatres, its museums and its numerous monuments and historical sites. Only two hours away from Paris and thirty minutes from the beaches, its hilly countryside and hedged farmlands will delight the nature lovers. In Lisieux and in the villages around, you will find some fine properties, stud farms, manors, ancient presbyteries, mansions or charming cottages typical of the Vallée d’Auge.