ParisLongchamp refurbed: fabulous and festive at the famous racecourse


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Courses hippiques, gastronomie et ambiance festive, voici la recette du nouvel hippodrome ParisLongchamp.
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Reading time: 0 minPublished on 15 March 2024, updated on 15 April 2024

There’s no need to wear your best hat to attend a race at ParisLongchamp. Entirely transformed, the new racecourse is a place to revel, open to all, day and night, whether you’re a fan of equestrian sports, gastronomy or music. Take a guided tour with us…

A fresh look for ParisLongchamp

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After a two-year long update, the racecourse in the west of Paris unveiled a new look in spring 2018, breaking with the traditional codes of conventional racecourses.

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Inspired by the movement and line of a galloping thoroughbred, architect Dominique Perrault designed a viewing platform, a 160m long glass building, playing with transparency and perspective.

Autumn hues

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The colour of the sloping building is suggestive of autumn hues, the season in which one of the most prestigious horse shows is held, the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.


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To celebrate its reopening, the racecourse will host 34 race days in 2018, from April 8 to October 30, including the famous Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, October 6 and 7.

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Gastronomy is at the heart of the new ParisLongchamp with Brasserie Longchamp as well as The Panorama with its 500m₂ rooftop, and kitchens under the leadership of internationally renowned chef Jean Imbert. Open only on race days.

Night time races

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With the new look comes a new appointment, the "Jeuxdi by Longchamp", let the games begin - twilight races on Thursday nights in a festive and musical atmosphere.


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The racecourse of ParisLongchamp sports a village vibe in the centre of Paris thanks to Petit Pré, the third restaurant on the site with a laidback country air.

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The racecourse also hosts "Summer Stage by Longchamp", an open-air concert venue with a capacity for 3,000 people, presenting popular festivals such as Solidays and Lollapalooza.


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