Prix du Jockey Club

This year, as the English Derby will be held on the following weekend, we are delighted to be able to offer you the opportunity to visit Chantilly for the Prix du Jockey Club. The Prix du Jockey Club is one of the highlights of the French racing calendar. Chantilly, one of the most picturesque racecourses in the world creates a stunning setting with a backdrop of the magnificent Château with its landscaped park and the Grandes Ecuries (Great Stables), is situated approximately 30 kilometres north of Paris in the heart of the French countryside and is the main training centre for racehorses in France.

The Group I Prix du Jockey Club is equivalent to the Derby in England but run over the shorter distance of 2,100 metres (approximately 1 mile 2½ furlongs). The 2013 race was won in convincing style by the Andre Fabre trained favourite, Intello.

Price

TOUR JC3N Hotel Paris Neuilly
£450.00 per person for 3 nights on bed & breakfast basis

TOUR JC3N Hotel Napoleon
£699.00 per person for 3 nights on room only basis

Itinerary

Friday 30 May
Depart: London, St Pancras International, Eurostar 9018 - 10.25 hrs
Depart: Ebbsfleet International - 10.42 hrs
Arrive: Paris, Gare du Nord - 13.47 hrs


On arrival in Paris you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel where accommodation has been reserved for 3 nights. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Saturday 31 May
Depart for Longchamp racecourse and the afternoon’s racing. The feature race of the day is the Group III Prix du Palais-Royale. After the last race your coach will return to your hotel.

Sunday 01 June
Depart for Chantilly racecourse and the afternoon’s racing. The feature race of the day is the Group I Prix du Jockey Club. After the last race your coach will return to your hotel.

Monday 02 June
Day at leisure until your departure to Gare du Nord for your return journey.

Depart: Paris, Gare du Nord, Eurostar 9043 - 16.13 hrs Arrive: Ebbsfleet International - 17.18 hrs Arrive: London, St Pancras International - 17.39 hrs

Eurostar Upgrade to Standard Premier Class: from £150.00 return

Accommodation

HOTEL PARIS NEUILLY


1 avenue de Madrid, 92200 Neuilly sur Seine

Located between the Etoile and La Défense is the delightful Hotel Paris Neuilly. The immediate area provides a variety of restaurants and shops.  All 80 rooms have been fully renovated and are equipped with everything you require for a pleasurable stay in Paris. The hotel has a bar/breakfast room.

Accommodation is on bed & buffet breakfast basis
Single room supplement: £45.00 per room per night

THE HOTEL NAPOLEON (Classic Rooms)


40 avenue de Friedland, 75008 Paris

This beautiful art-deco hotel, located a stone's throw from the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Elysées, is steeped in history. Its 102 rooms are comfortable, elegant and fully equipped to a high standard and overlook the Avenue de Friedland or the quiet inner courtyard. The hotel has the Bivouac Café-Restaurant and the Bivouac Lounge Bar that has an outdoor terrace.

Accommodation in Classic rooms is on a room only basis
Single room supplement: £130.00 per room per night
Executive Room upgrade (on application) £56.00 per room per night

Tour Highlights

• Enjoy a short break in Paris
• A day’s racing at Chantilly for the Group I Prix du Jockey Club
• Saturday afternoon racing at Longchamp
• Choice of Hotel

Additional Info

Chantilly Racecourse
We can reserve places for lunch. Please indicate if this would be of interest and we will supply further information nearer the event.

Price Includes

• Return travel by Eurostar in Standard Class
• 3 nights’ accommodation at either the Hotel Paris Neuilly or Hotel Napoleon based on twin/double occupancy
• Admission to Chantilly & Longchamp Racecourses
• Escorted transfers
• Assistance of our representative throughout the weekend

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