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Discover Chantilly and its surroundings
The Domaine de Chantilly houses the intact treasures of Henri d’Orléans, Duke of Aumale –son of the last King of France, Louis-Philippe. This genuine gem of French heritage was bequeathed to the Institut de France in 1886. The Domaine houses numerous treasures: the Castle, the Gardens, the Great Stables, but also the countless masterpieces and precious manuscripts preserved by the greatest collector of his time. The Domaine houses the second largest collection of antique paintings after the Louvre and the 2nd largest library in France for illuminated manuscripts. All guided visits are available in French and English. Subject to the guides’ availability.
Château de Chantilly
Only 3 km away from Hyatt Regency Chantilly, the Château de Chantilly is one of the most famous castle in France. Open to visitors all year round, the castle and its outbuildings are classified as French historic monuments since 1988. You will not want to miss the Gallery of Painting, the Reading Room, the Large Suites, the newly restored Duke and Duchess of Aumale’s Privates Suites.
The Great Stables and the Living Museum of the Horse
The Museum of the Horse was inaugurated in June 2013 in the 15 rooms of the Cour des Remises in the Great Stables. As a museum of both art and ethnology, its aim is to allow visitors to discover the importance of the relationship between men and horses since the beginning of the civilization. More than 200 objects and art pieces are also exhibited.
The Pavillon de Manse
The Pavillon de Manse, also called the "moulin des princes", is located in the center of Chantilly, by the Nonette river, 10 minutes away from the Castle. The Pavilion was built in the 17th century to house a hydraulic machine while it raised spring water from a well to an open-air reservoir, to supply the waterworks (pools, cascades, fountains) or “Grandes Eaux” designed to embellish the castle gardens created by Le Nôtre. In the 19th century, a more up-to-date pumping station was added by the Duke of Aumale to supply the castle and the city of Chantilly with drinking water. He also built a laundry with the most modern equipment of the time.
Le Potager des Princes
The Potager des Princes is located in Chantilly. It was classified as French historic monument in 1975. In this enchanting setting made of different types of gardens, you will discover many different animals, plants and minerals.
Chantilly Racecourse (Hippodrome de Chantilly) was inaugurated in 1835 and belongs to the Institut de France. It hosts many world-renowned equestrian events: Prix du Jockey Club, Prix de Diane Longines… It is located near the Chateau de Chantilly forest and extends over 65 hectares.
Musée de la Dentelle
The Musée de la Dentelle traces the history of lacework in Picardy, the Paris area and Chantilly from the 17th to the 21st century. Discover the different techniques and the production centers in France, and contemplate the exhibition of numerous rare and precious pieces.
The medieval town of Senlis
Royal residence during the Middle Ages, the city retains its rich history and has several museums. The old town consists of a set of houses and ancient streets surrounded by Gallo-Roman and medieval walls. You will admire the gothic Notre-Dame cathedral and the park of Senlis royal castle.
Senlis Cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Senlis) is a Roman Catholic church built between 1153 and 1191. Despite its rather small size, it has high architectural and cultural importance. It is one of the first gothic monuments in France and one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the country. Its transepts were rebuilt between 1530 and 1556 after a fire.
The markets of Chantilly and Senlis
The weekly market of Chantilly is on Wednesday and Saturday mornings, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm on Place Omer Vallon. The market of Senlis is on Tuesday and Friday mornings, from 8 am to 12 pm downtown: Places de la Halle and Henri IV, rues Odent, St Hilaire, l'Apport au Pain, Rougemaille. Both markets offer a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, meat and sausage products, fish, clothing items and terroir products.
Discover the Chantilly Forest
Come discover the history of the Chantilly forest and its usefulness over the centuries, accompanied by a guide-lecturer. The visit will end with a glass of Champagne on the Table de Montgresin, just like princes while hunting. This natural and historic site is preserved, in order to protect the rare and threatened bird species. 2-hour guided visit (2 to 10 people). Ask for advice at the reception desk, our team will book the visit for you.
Guided visit of Domaine de Chantilly
To discover the monuments and activities, enjoy a tour with a lecturer guide. Several guided visits are available from the hotel. Lasting two hours, half a day or a whole day, these visits allow you to discover the Château de Chantilly, its Gardens, the Great Stables and the Living Museum of the Horse. To top it all off, you will enjoy a Crème Chantilly tasting. Ask for advice at the reception desk, our team will book the visit for you.
Guided visit of Musée de la Dentelle
Discover the Musée de la Dentelle (lacework museum) through a 2-hour guided visit with a lecturer, who will also introduce you to the art of lace with a lacemaker. Ask for advice at the reception desk, our team will book the visit for you.
Explore the historical and natural treasures of the region on a horse ride departing form the hotel. You will make your way through the park and the forest up to the Castle. An unforgettable experience to discover Chantilly, which is undoubtedly the capital city of horses and horse-riding.
Bike rides in the park
Take a bike ride through the 17 hectares of greenery, with your friends and family. You can also reach the castle, located only 3 km away from the hotel.
Board games and outdoor games
Share a convivial moment around our board games (Mikados, Monopoly…), available in the lobby. To unwind and relax, you can also use our outdoor games like pétanque and mölkky.
Activities & Leisure
UGOLF: Golf d'Apremont
Enjoy a very pleasant layout and good golfing challenge (18-hole golf course). Covering 80 of the 120 hectares of the estate, the Apremont course is an elegant and powerful course in the pure Anglo-Saxon tradition.
Golf de Chantilly
Nestled in the forest of Chantilly and inaugurated in 1909, this internationally renowned golf course is one of the most beautiful in France. Desiring to preserve the environment, the Golf de Chantilly offers a natural golf course, meaning that the players must adapt to the conditions of the route, depending on the season, which makes the game even more attractive.
Polo Club du Domaine de Chantilly “La Ferme d‘Apremont”
This club is both a world-class competition venue and a haven for amateur riders who have adopted the oldest of team sports. The quality of the fields and organization has designated the club to organize a World Championship and two European Championships.
This theme park is based on the comic book series Asterix (by Albert Uderzo and René Goscinny). Enjoy a family moment throughout history as the park incorporates rides and themes from historic cultures such as the Gauls, the Romans, the ancient Greeks and recently the Egyptians, but always in the visual style of the stories. The amusement park contains 39 rides.
La Mer de Sable
The Mer de Sable is a theme park located in the heart of the Ermenonville forest. Opened in 1963, it is the oldest theme park in operation in France. Discover three worlds: "The gates of the desert“ with its sand dune, "the time of the pioneers" on the conquest of the West and "the jungle" with its exotic world.
Go discover the magical realm of Disneyland Paris: it’s only a 10 minutes train ride from Paris Charles de Gaulle airport. Explore 5 incredible lands filled with classic attractions, beloved characters or take a peek at Walt Disney Studios Park and discover the secrets behind the scenes of your favorite movies.
July 11-14 - Jumping de Chantilly
The Jumping de Chantilly is an international show jumping competition and one of the step of the Gobal Champions Tour. This must-see horse event takes place from July 11 to 14, 2019. These 4 days will see the world's best riders competing against each other in the splendid setting of the Hippodrome de Chantilly. An event you don’t want to miss!
August 25-26 - Triathlon du Château de Chantilly
The 9th edition of the Chantilly Triathlon will take place on August 25th and 26th, 2019. Come and watch this exciting race, one of the step of the Castle Triathlon Series. Triathletes will swim in the Grand Canal overlooked by the Château and set off into a fast 20km or 45km bike tour around the Chantilly Forest. They will finish their race in the gardens, within sight of the beautiful Chateau.