Longchamp Racecourse Route des
Bois de Boulogne 75116 Paris, France T. +33 821 213 213
Learn More about the Longchamp Racecourse including the History & Fun Facts
The Longchamp Racecourse, with its official name being the Hippodrome de Longchamp, is one of the most most prestigious horse racing venues throughout the whole of France and the world. Below you can find directions to the racecourse.
Longchamp specializes in flat racing for thoroughbred racehorses. The racecourse holds around 30 race meetings annually. The racecourse runs 15 or more Group 1 Races each year.
It's most famous as the venue for the Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe, held in early October each year. However, Longchamp also hosts the French 2,000 guineas and 1,000 guineas - called the "Poule d'Essai des Poulains" and "Poule d'Essai des Pouliches", respectively - and the Grand Prix de Paris.
The Arc is held as a 2 day event on the first weekend in October of each year. It is not only the most famous race in France, it is "The Race" to win for European horses.
Directions to Longchamp - Based in the western part of Paris (in the Bois de Boulogne), Longchamp
Racecourse holds many of the top horse races in France.
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It is easy to get to Longchamp Racecourse by taxi or the nearest metro stop, Porte d'Auteuil, is about a 10 minute walk from the racecourse. On days when there is normal racing the entry fee is just 4 Euros, on the first Sunday of October the entry price is doubled for the Prix de l'arc de triomphe.
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