Where is Chantilly?
Chantilly is located in the valley of the Nonette in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France. Surrounded by Chantilly Forest, the town of 11,000 inhabitants falls within the metropolitan area of Paris.
How far is Chantilly from Paris?
Chantilly is 38 kilometers from Paris. The distance by road is 45 kilometers.
How long does it take to get from Paris to Chantilly?
If you hop on the train at Gare du Nord train station in Paris to the Chantilly-Gouvieux station it takes less than half an hour to cover the 55 kilometers. Then it is a fifteen-minute walk to the Château.
Is one day enough to see Chantilly?
Chantilly is worth visiting and onde suffices to see the chateau, museum and gardens.
What is Chantilly known for?
During the 18th century the town Chantilly became famed for its fine lacework and beautiful porcelain. Extending across 7,800 hectares within one of the largest forests in the vicinity of Paris, the domaine de Chantilly features a splendid chateau and its impressive Musée Condé, a vast park and gardens, Great Stables and a horse museum, The Chateau of Chantilly is known for its second largest collection of Art in France, accumulated by prince Henry of Orleans, known to be one of the biggest collectors of his time.