Chantilly attractions

Chateau in Chantilly

Château de Chantilly

A storybook vision amid an artificial lake and magnificent gardens, the Château de Chantilly contains a superb collection of paintings within the Musée Condé.Left shambolic after the Revolution, the restored château…
Stables in Chantilly

Grandes Écuries

The Grandes Écuries, built between 1719 and 1740 to house 240 horses and 400-plus hounds, stand west of the château near Chantilly’s famous hippodrome (racecourse), inaugurated in 1834. The stables contain the Musée…
Gardens in Chantilly

Château de Chantilly Gardens

Sprawling over 115 hectares, the wondrous gardens of the Château de Chantilly encompass the formal Jardin Français (French Garden), with flower beds, lakes and a Grand Canal all laid out by Le Nôtre in the mid-17th …
Forest in Chantilly

Forêt de Chantilly

Once a royal hunting estate, the 63-sq-km Forêt de Chantilly is criss-crossed by walking and riding trails. Long-distance trails here include the GR11, which links the Château de Chantilly with the town of Senlis; t…
Museum in Chantilly

Musée Vivant du Cheval

Inside the Grandes Écuries (Grand Stables), west of the château near Chantilly's 19th-centrury hippodrome (racecourse), the Musée Vivant du Cheval's displays range from riding equipment to rocking horses, artworks a…