Chantilly racecourse to the north of Paris is the home of French racing and hosts some of Europe's most prestigious events. The Longines Prix de Diane is a French Classic and the equivalent of the English Oaks. It also hosts the Prix du Jockey Club, the French Derby.
Chantilly is an historic estate featuring the 16th century Petit Chateau and the Grand Chateau, which was destroyed during the French Revolution but rebuilt in the 1870s.
Chantilly hosts the famous Museum of the Horse in the iconic Great Stables, which were built in 1719.