Chantilly is a very pleasant residential and market town surrounded by forest and attractive countryside. The population is around 13,000 and many work training horses.
Among the many reasons to visit Chantilly are:-
The French Derby, modelled on Epsom's since 1834
A fine Chateau housing many priceless works of art
The historic Museum of the Horse with live animals.
Chantilly is twinned with three other towns
Watermael Boitsfort in Belgium www.watermael-boitsfort.be
Ùberlingen in Germany www.uberlingen.de
Himeji in Japan www.japan-guide.com/e/e3500.html
Here are some videos which have been collected by the Chantilly Tourisme Office which you may like. They are all in French. You may have to wait for a short advert at the beginning and then click to skip the advert.