So French, So Authentic!
Best Time to Visit
April to October
1 hour from Paris
45 minutes from CDG
Explore the royal Domaine de Chantilly: Renaissance Castle, French Gardens, Horse Stables and Spectacle.
Visit the medieval cellar of Champagne Pannier.
Taste the iconic drink and learn how it’s made.
Visit the magnificent Chantilly Castle and then head to a Champagne cellar to indulge your senses in a unique cultural experience. Champagne is a trademarked alcoholic beverage exclusive to France.
Chantilly is a historic town famous for its Royal Château, delicate lace and delicious whipped cream called “crème Chantilly”. In the morning, visit the Chantilly Castle and discover France’s second largest ancient art collection after the Louvre. Stroll the majestic gardens that surround the castle designed by the celebrated landscape architect André le Nôtre. If you have time, don’t miss the ancient stables of the Musée du Cheval, the horse museum, which also hosts an exciting horse spectacle!
After a lunch break, proceed to Château-Thierry. It is not so well known but the world-famous Champagne route starts in the Picardy region of France, only an hour away from Paris. Visiting a Champagne cellar is a must for those who love food and drink. Go to Champagne Pannier, one of the most prestigious Champagne houses. Bubbly from this area is served in the Elysée Palace, the French president’s house, and on some of Air France’s first and business class services. Visit the medieval cellars, learn about their history and find out how champagne is made. Finish your visit in style with a special Champagne tasting organized just for you and proceed to Paris for a relaxed evening.
Activities & Services
Savour French cuisine at a Michelin-starred restaurant (★★).
Learn to make the whipped cream “crème Chantilly” at a live demo and tasting in the ancient kitchen of the Chantilly Castle : Rs. 5,625* per group
Enjoy a delicious Indian buffet in the medieval cellar to spice up your Champagne tasting experience! : price upon request
Spend a luxurious night at a magnificent Château-Hôtel.
The Chantilly Castle
From 28th March to 1st November: The castle is open every day, from 10 am to 6 pm.
From 2nd November to 27th March: The castle is open every day, except Tuesdays, from 10:30 am to 5 pm.
From 1st to 27th January: The castle is closed.
The Pannier Champagne Cellar
The shop is open every day, except Sundays, from 9 am to 12:30 pm and 2 pm to 6:30 pm.
A visit to the cellar can be arranged upon request.
Starting from₹ 2,065 per person
Included in the price
Entry fee for Chantilly Castle and visit to Pannier’s Champagne cellar
Audio guide for the Condé museum and Grand Apartments at Chantilly Castle
Not included in the price
Round trip transport
Paris – Chantilly
52 km from central Paris, 1-hour drive / 33 km from CDG airport, 45-minute drive.
25 minutes from the Paris Gare du Nord station, get off at Chantilly-Gouvieux station.
From Chantilly train station to the Domaine de Chantilly:
– On foot:
– By taxi:
– By bus:
the DUC bus (free of charge). Get off at “Eglise Notre-Dame” or “Château”.
Chantilly – Château-Thierry
95 km, drive of 1 hour 30 minutes.
Château-Thierry – Paris
90 km, 1-hour drive.
45 minutes from Paris Gare de l’Est train station, get off at Château-Thierry station.