Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

The Arc weekend is the championship of European racing featuring 11 Group races over two days. The purse for the whole weekend of the “Arc” meeting in 2018 was €7.9 million, with €5.6 million being reserved for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe itself.

Regrettably, the bespoke Pavilion Grandstand, home to Horse Racing Abroad for many enjoyable years, now requires considerable structural work to the foundations, in order to bring the building in line with current health and safety regulations. However, we are delighted to offer a range of weekend packages to the new Longchamp!


2 night packages from £560 per person
3 night packages from £640 per person

We also offer the 3 night Value Package from £520 per person


Example itinerary for the 3-night package by Eurostar as follows: -
Friday 04 October
Depart: London, St Pancras
Arrive: Paris, Gare du Nord
Transfer to your chosen hotel.

Saturday 05 October
Today, relax and explore Paris or transfer to Longchamp for an exciting day's racing.
There will be 8 races and the card includes 4 excellent Group 2 races and the Group 1 Prix du Cadran.

Sunday 06 October
Take your mid-morning coach transfer to Longchamp for a full day of racing!

Monday 07 October
Transfer from your hotel to Gare du Nord for your return train.
Depart: Paris, Gare du Nord
Arrive: London, St Pancras

Our packages are fully inclusive, comprising roundtrip transfers from Gare du Nord to your hotel along with roundtrip transfers and Finish Line Enclosure tickets to Longchamp Racecourse on both Saturday and Sunday. Our representatives are on hand throughout the weekend to ensure the smooth running of your stay from start to finish.


Hotel Paris Neuilly **SOLD OUT**

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.

2 nights from £560 per person on bed and breakfast

3 nights from £640 per person on bed and breakfast

Single room supplement: £60 per room per night.

Mercure Montmartre

Located in the lively area of Montmartre, this hotel has been a favourite with our clients for many years.  The hotel is within easy walking distance of the Basilica du Sacré Coeur, the Moulin Rouge and the animated Place du Tertre. The hotel features 305 modern rooms and a bar/breakfast room. 

2 nights from £650 per person on bed and breakfast

3 nights from £760 per person  on a bed and breakfast

Single room supplement: £85 per room per night.

Hotel Scribe Paris Opéra by Sofitel

Located close to the Opéra Garnier and the famous Galeries Lafayette, this elegant 19th century building with its Empire style furnishings exudes Parisian style and elegance. Prior to becoming a hotel, the building was the headquarters of the French Jockey Club for 60 years.

2 nights from £980 per person on bed and breakfast

3 nights from £1,340  per person on bed and breakfast

Single room supplement: £275 per room per night

Premium room supplement: £55 per room per night


Four Seasons George V

Part of the prestigious Four Seasons hotel group, this luxurious, traditional French-style hotel retains its "turn of the century" elegance with renewed splendour.  Just steps away from the Champs Elysées, this hotel provides outstanding service in sumptuous surroundings.  The hotel offers a superb dining experience in its top quality Michelin starred restaurant "Le Cinq" and its elegant bars and lounges are the perfect place to relax. Each of the 245 lavish rooms has been designed and equipped to the highest standard. We have reserved Deluxe King rooms for your stay in Paris. The hotel features a spa, fitness centre and indoor swimming pool.

2 nights from £1,750 per person on room only

3 nights from £2,350 per person on room only

Single room supplement: £620 per room per night

Tour Highlights

Racecourse Tickets
Finish Line Enclosure
Our tours are based on admission to the Finish Line Enclosure. Enjoy the races from in front of the grandstand with access to the covered, tiered, viewing area. The paddock can also be viewed from the first-floor balcony and the tiered viewing area. Please note, this area does not include access to a seat. Full paddock access is available by purchasing the Access Paddock Upgrade.

Finish Line Gold Grandstand
View the racing from your covered, reserved, individual bench-style seat. The seats are ideally located on the second floor of the grandstand. The paddock can be viewed from the balconies at the rear of the grandstand.
£165 per person

Racecourse Hospitality
Prestige Brasserie ParisLongchamp

We are delighted to offer places at the Prestige Brasserie ParisLongchamp, situated in front of the parade ring and giving access to the paddock, Finish Line Enclosure and Arc Gardens. Enjoy a three-course lunch, with access to a cash bar at your shared, reserved table. You will have access to a private betting area and TV screens will keep you abreast of the action. Due to its location it is not possible to view the racing from the Brasserie, however your hospitality package includes a reserved grandstand seat on the third floor of the grandstand, along with a complimentary bar (open from 13:00hrs) that will be serving wine, champagne, beer and soft drinks. The complimentary bar is only available in the Grandstand area (third floor).

Saturday - £410* per person **SOLD OUT**
Sunday - £620 per person - Limited availability remaining
*Brasserie ParisLongchamp will accept lunch-only reservations on Saturday (excluding a reserved grandstand seat and complimentary bar) £210 per person

Panorama Restaurant
The Panorama Restaurant offers a gastronomic three-course lunch, served at your reserved table and a complimentary bar that includes wine, champagne and soft drinks. Enjoy the racing from a rooftop panoramic terrace overlooking the track and paddock. You will also have access to the paddock, Finish Line Enclosure and Arc Gardens. A private betting area will be available and TV screens will keep you abreast of the action. Please note the Panorama Restaurant is not tiered, therefore you may be required to leave your table to view the racing from the outdoor terrace.
Saturday - £580 per person **SOLD OUT**
Sunday - £980 per person **SOLD OUT**

Upgrade Access Paddock
You can upgrade your ticket to include full access to the paddock.
Supplement - £45 per person valid on Saturday **SOLD OUT**
Supplement - £65 per person valid on Sunday **SOLD OUT**

Important Note:
It is important to note, based on the location of the coach park in 2018, that you will be expected to walk approximately 700 metres from the coach park to the main entrance. The walk from the Gare du Nord Arrival gate to the Coach park is approximately 400 metres (subject to change). If any of the above causes you difficulty, please contact us prior to booking to enable us to ensure appropriate arrangements are in place.

Additional Info


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Price Includes

• Return travel by Eurostar on specified routing in Standard Class
• Accommodation in hotels as featured for 2 or 3 nights
• Racecourse transfers on Saturday & Sunday
• Roundtrip transfers from Gare du Nord/hotel/Gare du Nord
• Finish Line Enclosure Admission to Longchamp on both days
• Assistance of our Representatives throughout the weekend
• Complimentary racing paper, subject to delivery

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