"France, Picardy, Valley of the Nonette River, Chantilly, Chteau de Chantilly - construction started in 1358 by Jean Bullant and completed in 1882 by Honor Daumet"

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The elegant old town of Chantilly, 50km north of Paris, is small and select. Its imposing, heavily restored château is surrounded by parkland, gardens and the Forêt de Chantilly, offering a wealth of walking opportunities. Chantilly’s racetrack is one of the most prestigious hat-and-frock addresses in Europe, and deliciously sweetened thick crème Chantilly was created here.


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