Located in a preserved natural setting, near Paris, the Domain of Chantilly is one of the jewels of French heritage.
With a 115 hectare park, a museum castle and the Great Stables considered to be the most beautiful in Europe, Chantilly is a major Culture and Nature destination.
First of all, I will make you discover the castle transformed over the centuries and enlarged in the 19th century by its illustrious owners: the Constable Anne de Montmorency, the Bourbon-Condé then Henri d´Orléans, Duke of Aumale.
You will admire the collections of art, books and furniture as well as the Condé museum, the 2nd museum of art paintings after the Louvre, with its 550 paintings including Raphaël, Poussin, Watteau, Ingres, Delacroix ...
I will then take you to the French-style park and gardens of Le Nôtre, adorned with its prestigious water basins and bordered by Anglo-Chinese gardens which bear witness to more than 500 years of history.
Finally, we will end our visit with the presentation of the Great Stables of the 18th century, a veritable palace for horses and its internationally renowned equestrian shows.
You can also take advantage of your day to visit the park, the horse museum or browse the area around the racetrack, one of the most prestigious racecourses in France with its famous Grand Prix de Diane.
And don't forget to taste the famous Chantilly Cream!