The Franciscaines' project

The Moatti & Rivière Company won this summer the project management competition for the implementation of the Franciscaines site in Deauville. The Franciscaines site bears the name of the nun congregation that created it and lived there for over a century. Among its 4,000m2 an innovative and attractive project is underway – a living place where sharing knowledge and cultural heritage - new engine of the aura and dynamism characterising this area.


In an innovative, original, hyper-connected and constantly evolving place, audiences with different backgrounds, ages and concerns gather in the Franciscanes site to live, explore, visit, wonder, experiment and share experiences and emotions. Visitors are the protagonists of a "à la carte" journey-experience, following their areas of interest, their current desires, the time they have and their mood. A predefined tour would be inappropriate here. Senses are sharpened and pleasure taken in a perfect place to get informed, discover, come and go and come back again.

A great project

The Franciscaines, a multifaceted place, is very strongly reminiscent of the identity of Deauville and its related values, great events, cultural festivals, heritage collections – documentary resources about memories of the City or about horses – artistic collections, including the masterpieces of André Hambourg, bequeathed to the City in 2011. Recreational and interactive sceneries are unveiled around new worlds to discover and amazing universes where cultural materials and knowledge tools have been collected without partitioning and ready for consultation under optimal conditions.