The Chateau de Chantilly belonged to Henri d’Orléans, Duke of Aumale, the son of the last king of France. It is one of the largest art museums in France, featuring works by Delacroix and Botticelli.
The Chateau de Chantilly is separated in two parts, the private apartments of the princes and the painting galleries and the Musée Condé. The painting galleries are vast, constituting the second biggest collection of classical art just behind the Louvre Museum, thanks to its wonderful 800 paintings.
You will also discover the amazing Reading Room, one of the most extensive collections in France of ancient books, as well as the gorgeous Renaissance-style Stag Gallery.
A BIT OF HISTORY : Did you know that the Musée Condé, within the walls of the Chateau of Chantilly, is the second largest classical art collection in France ? Right after the Musée du Louvre ! Chantilly is not only a stunning Renaissance-style castle 1 hours away Paris, but also an amazing museum for Art aficionados. Paintings made by Raphael, Rubens, or Poussin are awaiting your visit.
ABOUT YOUR TOUR : Your private guide and your chauffeur both meet you at your accommodation in central Paris. Start the tour by exploring the domain of Chantilly. Skip-the-line tickets are included to enter the domain and the Musée Condé. At the end of the tour, your chauffeur and guide take you back to central Paris.
LOCAL INSIGHT : Chantilly is only 1-hour away from the center of Paris. With our private chauffeured vehicle, this is an amazing opportunity to go off-the-beaten-path and admire a castle as beautiful as Versailles, but without the crowds!