Chateau de Chantilly

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About Chateau de Chantilly

Located 40 kilometres north of Paris, in the Picardy region of France, this small town looks like it belongs to a fairytale. The Jewel in the crown of Domaine de Chantilly is the stunning 16th century Chateau, built for Anne de Montmorecy, and is undoubtedly one of the most astonishing French chateau wedding venues near Paris. An outdoor wedding ceremony in the stunning Island of Love is the perfect choice with its 100m long aisle for the entrance of dreams. Designed by renowned architect Victor Dubois, the English Garden or the Chateau Terrace is the perfect location for a large-scale marquee wedding. 

 Behind The Brand


What rooms/spaces do you have available for a wedding?

There are many different event spaces within the Domaine of Chantilly, suitable for events of different sizes. The Island of Love is perfect for a ceremony, followed by the topiary garden. For receptions there are more than 10 different spaces across the Domaine, depending on the size of the event. For large scale events, the grounds of the Chateau allows for very large structures to be purpose-built.


How many people can each of these cater for?

The various spaces across the Domaine of Chantilly can cater for between 50 – 1500 guests.


Do you offer onsite accommodation?

There is a 92-bedroom luxury 5-star hotel just seven minutes walking distance from the Chateau, it has direct access into the Chateau grounds for a ceremony at the Island of Love. There is also a second five star hotel with 108 bedrooms, just ten minutes by driving, as well as a number of four star hotels nearby.


What additional features and facilities does your venue offer that couples may find useful?

The Chateau has a very unique history, and boasts the second-largest collection of art in France, after the Louvre. Guests may take part in a guided walking tour of the museum and it’s artwork, as well as have lunch in the famous La Capitainerie restaurant. There are a number of sights to see within the grounds, including the Kangaroo Pen.


What type of couple would fall in love with your venue and why?

For couples wanting to celebrate their wedding in an epic historical and picturesque chateau over a number of days, with photo opportunities nestled everywhere amongst the massive grounds – Chateau the Chantilly is perfect. Combining the location, the many spaces within the grounds, plus great hotel options nearby – it makes this the ideal venue for international couples who want to enjoy a multi-day celebration with their guests.

Editor’s Notes


Why we love it…

Only a short drive from Paris, Chateau de Chantilly is a true fairytale venue filled with history, art and picturesque scenery everywhere you look.


For the couple…

Looking for an extravagant, quintessentially French Chateau affair to share with their guests over a few days. This venue is suited to a large wedding and with various accommodation options, is a perfect option for overseas travellers looking for a lavish French experience.


Styling tips…

Host the day in the various locations the Chateau has on offer and take advantage of the numerous photo opportunities spread across the grounds. Spoil your guests with a guided tour of the art in the Chateau and a trip to the Kangeroo pen. Let Scarlet Events guide you in using each space to its greatest potential and keeping the styling elegant and classic to complement the venue.