Chantilly castle private tour - Half day trip from Paris
Take a private guided tour of the exceptional Castle of Chantilly, formerly owned by Henri d'Orleans, Duke of Aumale, the fitfh son of our last king of France, King Louis Philippe. The Institut de France now ownes the Domain and its remarkable collection of precious books, paintings and decorative art objects.
After picking you up at your hotel/apartment in Paris and a one hour drive outside Paris in a comfortable luxury van, your expert tour guide will give you a specific highlight tour of the art galleries (the second largest collection of antique paintings after the Louvre museum.
You will most certainly enjoy the painting gallery, including the Italian collection (Veronese, Raphael, Boticelli, Titian, Di Cosimo) and the Orientalist section. Afterwards, you will be able to stroll in the park on your own.
The fairytale Château de Chantilly stands at the heart of a vast domain covering 7 800 hectares (19,274 acres), located in one of the largest forests near Paris, Le Massif de Trois Forêts (Chantilly, Halatte and Ermonville forests). The Château and estate have been built up by the owners of Chantilly since the center Ages, in the 14th century . The Château de Chantilly, rebuilt after the second half of the 19th century, has one of the finest museums of historical paintings in France and a library well stocked with rare and precious books and manuscripts.
You can easily spend an entire day in Chantilly please contact us if you are interested in a full day tour.
This is an exclusive private tour since we do not give shared/semi-private tours.
When you book a tour with us, we guarantee the following:
• Pick up and drop off at your accommodation in Paris (hotel or apartment)
• Private transportation in a luxury air conditioned van
• Private guided tour with a licensed tour guide
• Skip the line tickets (castle)
What is not included:
• Meal and personal expenses
• Gratuities (discretionary)
Tour duration : 5 hours from pick up to drop off
The castle is closed on Tuesdays
Please contact us before booking online to make sure we have the availability.
If you have a special request or need more information:
You can call us at +33 624 892 412
Toll-Free # (USA/Canada) 1 888 988 7766