Attend Grand Steeplechase de Paris This May 2019
- Event: Great Paris Steeplechase
- Date: 18th - 19th May 2019
- Venue: Hippodrome d'Auteuil
The highlight of the French racing calendar, the Great Paris Steeplechase comes around once again in May.
Need to know where to stay during the weekend or all the essential information about the event? Fraser Suites Le Claridge has you covered.
What is the Great Paris Steeplechase?
While the event itself takes place over a weekend, the Great Paris Steeplechase is the country’s most renowned horse race, taking place over 6km with 23 obstacles for jockeys to navigate.
It is regarded as one of the toughest horseraces in the world.
When is Great Paris Steeplechase?
The Great Paris Steeplechase takes place from the 18th-19th of May 2019. This will be the 145th year of the event taking place.
Where is Great Paris Steeplechase?
It all takes place at the Hippodrome d'Auteuil in the 16th arrondissement, in the south-east of the city.
How do I get tickets to Great Paris Steeplechase?
A single day ticket will cost €5 for general entry, or €8 if you want to be in the panoramic stand.
A two day will cost between €8-€12 depending on where you want to be in the stands during the races.
You can purchase tickets for any day of the event on the official website here. It would be advisable to do so as tickets closer to the event can get expensive.
Where can I find accommodation near the Great Paris Steeplechase?
Making a day at the races kick off in style means you’ll need the accommodation to boot. We have everything you’d need right here at Fraser Suites Le Claridge.
At the weekend our one bedroom apartments are incredibly popular with couples visiting Paris for a little staycation, so if you’re planning on doing the same for the steeplechase, you’ll love the amenities the suite has to offer.
If you’re doing both days at the races as a big group, then the three bedroom penthouse apartments are ideal as they’re tailor-made for groups who are after a big weekend away. These suites have everything you’d ever need and a dining area facing the Eiffel Tower for a true Parisian experience.
How can I get to Great Paris Steeplechase from Fraser Suites Le Claridge?
We are located about 4km away from Hippodrome d'Auteuil where the races take place. Getting there by car or taxi will take on average 18 minutes, although that can be a bit longer with traffic on race day.
You can get there in roughly 25 minutes by taking the 9 line on the Metro from Franklin D. Roosevelt station near the hotel to Michel-Ange-Auteuil station.