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Hippodrome de Clairefontaine

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Very enjoyable day

Really enjoyable day out here last Thursday. Kids aged 8 and 9 loved kids facilities and older teen... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2017
sharonchristinad
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County Kildare, Ireland
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The most beautiful racecourse I have visited

I love my racing and go a lot, probably more than 50 different courses worldwide. Visited Deauville... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2017
DRIVER2580
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Harrogate
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Aug 27, 2017
“Very enjoyable day”
Aug 12, 2017
“The most beautiful racecourse I have visited”
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Chemin L Hippodrome, 14800 Tourgeville, Deauville, France
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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyable day out here last Thursday. Kids aged 8 and 9 loved kids facilities and older teen enjoyed the racing. Absolutely beautiful racetrack, possibly the nicest we have visited...even nicer than longchamp!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

I love my racing and go a lot, probably more than 50 different courses worldwide. Visited Deauville earlier in the week and decided to snatch a few races at Clairfontaine before heading to the airport. Fabulous. The quality of racing may not be Cheltenham, Sandown,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 25, 2016

It was my first experience in a horse racing place. Clairefontaine is beautiful and the entry is only 5 euros. There is a wonderful family friendly atmosphere and very professional staff.

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Fatma K
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Declaration of Cluelessness: I've never been to the races before so this is a first for me and the family. Impressions: Lovely place, smart-looking, clean, well-maintained. Lovely flowers everywhere. There's a modest admission charge of €5 per person but once you're in you don't *have*...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank vogel421
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Deauville has several horse racing meeting each year. there are two course in Deauville , Clairefontaine and Touques. They are both very good. Clairefontaine is beautiful and the price of entry is only 5 euros. The racing is good and the course excellent. The Mumm...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank kate g
Reviewed September 29, 2015

5euro entrance fee. One enclosure. Excellent viewing from stands. 30min walk from Deauville and we'll sign posted. Beer 5 euros. Champagne 30 euro a bottle. 2 restaurants. Mixture of flat and jump racing.

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank Jenks2626
Reviewed August 14, 2015

Absolutely delightful racecourse, more relaxed and less crowded than the main Deauville course and beautifully maintained with pretty flower displays everywhere. Mixed flat (turf) and jumping races. Only 5 Euros admission price. Plenty of games, rides etc for children. Must mention the excellent souvenir shop...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Dewi C
Reviewed August 26, 2014

Always one of our must visits when we have visitors. There is something for everyone to enjoy. From the stunning flower arrangements, the free children's activities, the posh and not so posh eateries and of course, the racing. At 5€ to get in and betting...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Jo C C
Reviewed July 12, 2014

We were there during the British Days early July. This racing event includes galop races, but also some kind of steeple chase racing (do not remember the exact name) which we had never seen. The entire event is a nice experience, especially if you have...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Frans C
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There are 2 entrances but not on the main road from Deauville to Benerville. There is a road that loops around the park area, shortest walk is from Benerville side
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