• Hats at Longchamp horse race Qatar Prix Arc de Triomphe Paris
    Archive,  Château de Chantilly,  Going Out

    Go to the Horse Races in Paris

    This page is now in the archives. Current 2018 race information for all the major courses: France Galop, Auteuil, Chantilly, Deauville and Saint-Cloud (place and dates) can be found on the France Galop website calendar page. How to bet is under the title “Day at the races/ Fancy a Flutter?”. (The France Galop’s “Fancy a Flutter” page is having technical difficulties). Check now and then to see if they have reconfigured the page. Memories of Qatar in 2010 and Betting Today Much has changed since 2010. Instead of wandering around and wondering how to bet in 2010, now kiosks can walk me through the steps. If you are new to…

  • Chantilly Chateau
    Château de Chantilly,  Day Trip,  Let's Explore

    Day Trip To Domaine de Chantilly

    One of my readers sent in some advice about her visit to Chantilly recently. She recommends two things: Plan ahead! Especially if you want to see the horse shows. Arrive early to enjoy the full day at both the château and the horse museum. Here is what Kyla says: “I walked from the station (and back).  Made the same mistake you described (thinking the horse museum was the chateau)!  My biggest suggestion is one you already talk about: to plan ahead.  I didn’t know about the horse shows (a dressage show was included with admission on the day I visited), arrived too late for the first one (which was at…