A weekend in Chantilly, an excellent place for horse-racing

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The art of horse-riding is right at home in Chantilly

The Château de Montvillargenne welcomes you to experience the galloping rythm of the most beautiful thoroughbreds during the prestigious spring races: after the Prix du Jockey Club at the beginning of June, the Prix de Diane Longines.

Beautiful weather, horse-racing and a luxury hotel close to Chantilly… It’s all come together for a lovely time in the Oise. Chantilly Racecourse is unique in the world. Next to the famous Chateau of the same name, an architectural masterpiece, it has been exalting horses since 1834. For a holiday or simply time to relax, visit the Chateau de Montvillargenne, the largest 4-star château hotel in France. An establishment at the height of the prestigious competitions which have given Chantilly the ranking of the equestrian capital.

Speed and elegance

The Prix du Jockey Club will be on 2018 3rd June at Chantilly Racecourse, a legendary competition combining horse-racing and classic car exhibitions. This original course enables visitors to discover the horses, not just the ones on the track but also the ones under the bonnets! Indeed, historic models of cars are displayed throughout this day, dedicated to speed and elegance.

On 2018 17th June, it will be time for the Prix de Diane Longines to invade the race track. An event that is both sporty and elegant, in partnership with Longines, a Swiss watch brand established since 1832. Since its creation in 1843, the Prix de Diane Longines has constituted a meeting of hat-wearing, elegance and sophistication, as its gentle slogan evokes: “Elegance is an attitude”…

Life at the Chateau de Montvillargenne

Do you want to attend these particularly eagerly-awaited races during a weekend in Chantilly? Enjoy a remarkable setting, a few minutes from Chantilly Racecourse: the Chateau de Montvillargenne. This luxury hotel in Chantilly, with its Anglo-Norman style, takes centre stage in the heart of a wooded estate of over 14 acres. It includes:

  • A gourmet restaurant: Le Vilargène. There you can enjoy delicious and sophisticated dishes, skilfully prepared by our Chef;
  • A bar: the “James Edouard“, to sip brand new cocktails created by our bartenders, inside or on the sunny terrace;
  • A Wellness Centre including a sauna, pool, treatment rooms etc.

Combine performance with elegance, this is the sweet promise of a weekend in Chantilly during the horse-racing. Book your stay, and get ready to enjoy the show.

 

 

 

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