Coach trips and self-drive packages including ticket and hotel
When: Saturday 30th September - Sunday 1st October 2017
Where: Chantilly Racecourse, France (Due to refurbishment work, the 2017 Prix de l'arc de Triomphe will take place at Chantilly Racecourse instead of Longchamps)
The Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe 2017 takes place at the Chantilly Racecourse, Paris and is where the thoroughbred elite of the horseracing world meet to compete in one of the finest races in the French sporting calendar. This race is so incredibly popular that nearly a billion people from all over the world tune in to watch the event on TV with over 50,000 spectators descending upon Longchamp to see the action live.
The reason why the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe is considered by many as one of the greatest horseraces in the world is because the course at challenges both the jockeys and their steed. With a winning purse of over 4 million euros at stake, anything can happen on the day!
There's nothing quite like experiencing 'The Arc', as its affectionately known by the French, without seeing it for yourself and this is why coach tours are perfect for these types of events because you don't have to worry about a thing. So don your finery, treat yourself to a glass of champagne, have a little flutter on the gee-gees and enjoy the all racing action at the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe 2016.
Tours start from only £189 per person and each package to the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe includes: return coach travel, return channel crossings by either ferry or tunnel, hotel accommodation with breakfast, hotel-to-racecourse transfers plus admission to the event. There could also be the option to go Half Board.
Previous Winners of Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe:
2013 - Treve
2014 - Treve
2015 - Golden Horn
2016 - Found
Address: Longchamp Racecourse, Paris, France
How to get there: All coach packages will include transfers directly to the racecourse. The Longchamp racecourse is situated within the 16th district of Paris, you can drive there, however, parking can be difficult. The best way to get to the race course would either be by taxi or public transport. The nearest metro stop is Porte d'Auteuil, which is about a 10 minute walk or you can take the shuttle to the racecourse on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.