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Henri IV, a frequent guest at Chantilly, called it the most beautiful house in France The chateau strikes visitors with its originality, expressed both in the arrangement of the natural site and the story of the men and women who shaped it and dwelt there.The manner in which the gardens arc laid out is the first indication of Chantilly s exceptional nature Le N tre chose to create a random order, abandoning the option of a single axis as seen at Versailles.The architecture too demonstrates undeniable originality The ch teau s residents the d Orgemonts, Montncys, Cond s and later the duc d Aumale all had the same fondness for the place, which prompted them constantly to build, demolish, rebuild and alter it, calling on the finest architects of the day Chambiges, Bullant, Mansart, Aubert and Daumet.The rich history of France has led Chantilly to occupy the eminent position appropriate to it The ch teau surrounded by its huge estate has had a place in that history from, the start of the Capetian Dynasty Over the centuries it belonged to outstanding men who were ever closer to the power of the monarchy, and then to the royal family itself By the end of the seventeenth century, in the hands of these champions of aristocratic power, Chantilly had become virtually a rival principality to Versailles, its splendid festivities and legendary hunts attracting large numbers of courtiers, artists and men of letters At the time of the French Revolution the Grand Ch teau was dismantled, and it was not until the duc d Aumale, who inherited Chantilly half a century later, undertook major restoration work that the ch teau was returned to its former splendour He also made it the setting for the superb collections of paintings and works of art he had amassed throughout his life In 1887 the duc bequeathed the whole complex to the Institut de France which still owns it, enjoining them open the museum and gardens to the public.It is the thrilling story of this place and its occupants that is told here The old documents and plan drawings allow us to visualise the ch teau century after century, portraits acquaint us with its owners, and superb photographs of the house and grounds today enable us to follow the adventure of Chantilly right up to the present time.Jean Pierre Babelon, general curator of the National Heritage, former director of the National Museum and Estate of Versailles and a member of the Institut de France, has written many books about French history and architecture.Georges Fessy, a photographer specialising in architecture, has collaborated on several books, on the Institut de France, the Mus e Jacquemart Andr , the Biblioth que Nationale de France and the ch teaux of Vaux le Vicomte and Fontainebleau Domaine de Chantilly Auberge du Jeu de Paume Chantilly Learn about the Domaine de Chantilly, the Chteau de Chantilly, the Grand Stables Living Horse Museum, the Racecourse and other attractions around our hotel Auberge du Jeu de Paume Chantilly Official Site Historic luxury hotel in the gardens of the Domaine de Chantilly, near the Chantilly Racecourse and Great Stables Parking, restaurants, wedding and business facilities Hotel in Chantilly Le Chteau de la Tour Official website Le Chateau de la Tour is a charming star hotel and restaurant minutes from Paris Swimming Pool Book online or Today s Chantilly racecard Thank you for your interest in French Races Please find below the International PMU s partner websites on which you will be able to bet on a selection of French Races Auberge du Jeu de Paume Chantilly Meetings Meeting rooms are offered for business events in Chantilly, near Charles de Gaulle international airport and Paris, in the gardens of the Domaine de Chantilly Auberge du Jeu de Paume Chantilly Le Jardin d An elegant restaurant in the heart of historic Chantilly, at the Auberge du Jeu de Paume which is part of the Relais Chteaux hotel network Auberge du Jeu de Paume Chantilly Photo Gallery View photos of the Auberge du Jeu de Paume, a star hotel with restaurants, Spa, meeting rooms and wedding venue in Chantilly, France Auberge du Jeu de Paume Chantilly Hotel Services See the range of services we offer, including the Concierge, room service, the refreshing SPA Valmont star hotel for leisure or business in Chantilly, France Auberge du Jeu de Paume Chantilly Map Directions See our location and get directions Auberge du Jeu de Paume stands in the historic gardens of Chantilly, near the Grand Stables, the Racecourse and other attractions Chantilly Centre Entranement France Galop HISTORY History of the Chantilly training center Horses have been highly valued in Chantilly since the beginning of the th century, when Chantilly was

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