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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.
'Guinguette de la Nonette' evenings
This summer, on the Terrace of CRAFT restaurant, the Chef’s cuisine is cooked on the barbecue and the drinks are served from the outdoor bar. On Fridays and Saturdays, the Terrace gives way to the "Guinguette de la Nonette" evenings. A gypsy jazz group, a DJ, summer cocktails, a friendly atmosphere and a dance floor: these evenings are full of surprises!
Open air cinema evenings
Every Sunday on the terrace of CRAFT restaurant, enjoy the ‘Marché gourmand’ offer with a special burger cooked on the barbecue and delicious popcorn, candy floss & various sweets. At 9:30 pm, (re)discover French film classics, comfortably installed in your deck chair, under the fairy lights! From August 18, 2019.
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.
June 1-October 6 - The Nude Mona Lisa exhibition
For the 500th anniversary of Leonardo's death, the Domaine de Chantilly celebrates the artist's genius through one of his lesser-known works, yet very important: the Nude Mona Lisa. The exhibition will try to solve part of the mystery of this sketch representing the Nude Mona Lisa through scientific analyses.
August 24-25 - Château de Chantilly Triathlon
The racing takes place in the historic town of Chantilly and its surroundings for a spectacular race. Open-water swim in the Grand Canal by the Castle, cycling circuit around the forest and the finale in the Castle gardens.
September 7-22 - French Open Polo
On the grounds of the village farm of Apremont, follow the polo competitions, at Chantilly Polo Club: "The Trophée Castel", "The Trophée du Capitaine des Jeux" and from the 17th to the 22th the "French Woman Open".
September 15 - Rallye Prestige & Caractère
Enjoy the show of these vintage and recent cars, departing from Chantilly racecourse. The circuit takes place in the charming and historical surroundings. At the arrival, a white picnic is organised in Chantilly.
September 20-21 - Horse show "Le Palais où le cheval est roi"
For the tercentenary of the Chantilly Great Stables, attend the sound & light show "Le Palais où le cheval est roi", animated by musicians and horse-riders. A living & equestrian show for an extraordinary visual & sound experience.
September 21-22 - French heritage day
For the 36th edition, the cultural and historic heritage will be celebrated around the thematic "Arts and entertainment". Discover or rediscover the French heritage in all of its facets.
September 28-29 - Horse conference and horse festival
Discover the entertaining activities at Lamorlaye Castle Park around horses and horse-riders. Visits of the training grounds and the stables, exhibitions about horses photos, tournaments and shows.
October 4-5 - Escape Game
Chantilly city organizes a quirky escape game in the Bourrillon cemetery ! Only 45 minutes to discover the clues and solve the mistery!
October 5-6 Chantilly Oise Marathon
Work out in a green and historical setting for a 10, 12 or 16 km race or take part in the 12 km supervised Nordic walk. Enjoy the Run Dance Party: stroll at the rhythm of electro music in a festive atmosphere. For the most athletic runners, the classical marathon or the trio marathon are waiting for you.
October 18-20 - Journées des plantes de Chantilly
Les Journées des Plantes is the perfect opportunity for all gardeners and garden lovers from all over Europe to meet over 200 professionals in the Domain's Gardens on October 18-20. The International Merits Jury that will award prizes to the most beautiful plants and flowers. Created in Courson then transferred to Chantilly in 2015, this Flower Show allows you to discover objects and furniture for the garden, gardening tools, arts & crafts and workshops.
December 4-8 - Paris Horse Show
The Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre receives all sorts of protagonists from the horse world (equipment manufacturers, institutions, media...) for entertaining activities and animations : horses presentations and sales, initiation to horse-back riding, shows, demonstrations and the prestigious Paris Longines Masters !
December 7-8 - Christmas market
Stroll at the traditional and enchanting Christmas market on Omer Vallon Place.