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Longchamp Racecourse

Route des Tribunes Bois de Boulogne, 75116 Paris, France (Passy)
33 1 44 30 75 00
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Ranked #182 of 764 Attractions in Paris
Type: Horse Tracks
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Houston, Texas
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120 reviews 120 reviews
54 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

The course and landscaping is beautiful, but the buildings are very dated. My husband and I went on the first day of the meet. There were probaly only 200 people in the entire facility & half were the workers. Yet for a place actually needing the business, staff were less than helpful & most plain rude. In addition,this place is... More

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Tavira, Portugal
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88 reviews 88 reviews
21 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Visit here every October for the Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe. Considering it is in Paris the prices for food and drink are very reasonable. The efficiency with which everything is run is second to none. Free buses are supplied from Port d'auteuil, returning after racing to the same point. It is spotless, cleaners walking around all day. There is... More

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Madrid, Spain
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I recently went to the Chantilly Racecourse for the Prix du Jockey Club. After having been to Epsom, Longchamp, and Cheltenham I expected large crowds and the inevitable noise and confusion. I was surprised that at Chantilly everything is small, elegant and beautiful. From the racecourse there are stunning views of the Château de Chantilly and its imposing XVIII century... More

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scotland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Everyone should go to this fantastic race meeting .Easy to get there the French even lay on free buses from metro.Remember ladies wear a hat and entrance free.Always the first weekend in October even better when you win

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North Yorks
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35 reviews 35 reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I was the first to commend the cheap ticket prices for the prix de l'arc de triomphe - 'rip off britain' were infact the words I used!! I now understand why the tickets were so cheap. The facilities and grandstand were completely in need of a refurb, the toilets were smelly and dirty (the portaloos were better!), one of the... More

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portugal
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Booked a trip at the last moment as my husband want to go to the big race, stayed at Auteuil tour eiffel hotel which was about a 10 min walk to the nearest metro and then two stops to the Pont Auteuil stop for the free shuttle (navette) to the racecourse. This was very efficient, plenty of busses. The ride... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We went to the races on both days. On saturday i booked a table in the panoramic restaurant which not only overlooked the racecourse but you could see the eiffel tower also. Lunch was great and had a wonderful day. Sundau was equally good but far more crowds on sunday so beware. You can get a weekend pass which cost... More

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manchester
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Visited for the Arc meeting this year. Entrance was just 10 euros. You can book online in advance or just pay on the day. 95% of people make an effort and dress up for this, there is no formal dress code though. We felt slightly under dressed as had been wrongly advised that people didn't go too smart but they... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

A great chance to get dressed up and have a day out to see so many group one races all for only 8euros. Unseasonably warm weather (2013) and there is a lot to see as well as the racing. The amount of space for the race-goer compared to English courses is incredible. Some of the food is expensive but then... More

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Beaumont Hills
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89 reviews 89 reviews
32 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Everyone gets dressed up and thousands attend for the special race events, it's a real treat to see this event and it seems everyone in Paris thinks so too. Why do I say this, the traffic is an absolute nightmare within 5 miles of the place, it is standstill and inch crawl right up to Gard Nord, so don't take... More

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