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The Haut-de-France’s region (Upper France) is an authentic land that combines nature, culture and traditions. Discover many varieties landscapes, from forest, hedged farmlands, beaches and chalk cliffs of the coast of the region.
Hauts-de-France is home to fine sandy beaches, picturesque fishing villages and the quaint seaside resorts on the Côte d’Opale and the Côte Picarde. A region of rich architectural heritage, Hauts-de-France boasts a number of world-famous châteaux such as the Château de Chantilly, the Château de Compiègne and the Château de Pierrefonds. Also well worth visiting are the gothic cathedrals of Amiens and Beauvais, as well as fascinating medieval communes like Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique.
The region offers many gastronomic specialties such as the Herring, which is the symbols of the city of Dunkerque, the famous quiche of the North also called the Flamiche au Maroilles, or the Welsh a dish with Welsh origin. For dessert lovers, you can also find a sweet note with the Palet des Dames, the Poddingue of Dunkerque, the gaufres de Meert from Lilles of even the Chantilly’s Cream (Whipped cream)? Discover much more by visiting the region of Hauts-de-France
Spanning 7,800 hectares, The Domaine de Chantilly lies inside one of the largest forested areas on the outskirts of Paris, the Trois Forêts (comprising the forests of Chantilly, Halatte and Ermenonville).
The château houses the Musée Condé, which was the second museum to display paintings from before 1850 in France after the Louvre.