to the W. of the station, with which it is connected by a steam-
tramway (30 c), lies at the foot of the hill of Ecouen (p. 384). Go-
nesse (pop. 2757), 2 M. to the E. of the station, has a church of the
12-13th centuries. Omn. between these villages, 30 c. (Sun. 40 c). —
From (12!/2 M.) Goussainville an omnibus (70 c.) plies- to Mareil-en-
France, i1/^ M. to the N. W., with the old chateau of the Dukes of
Gesvres. Fontenay-l'es-Louvres, on the way thither (iy2 M.), has a
church of the 12-13th centuries. — 15 M. Louvres, with a 16th cent.
church. — 19 M. Survilliers.
A diligence (1 fr.) plies hence to Mortefontaine (Hdt. de la Providence),
a village 472 M. to the E., with a Chdteau and fine Park, which belonged
at one time to Joseph Bonaparte. Visitors are admitted on Sun. to the
chief portion of the park.
The train now enters the Forest of Coye. — 22^2 M. Orry-Coye,
II/4 M. from Orry-la- Ville (omnibus) to the S.E., and 13/4 M. from
Coye, to the N.W. From the station we may walk through the wood
to (15-20 min.) the Etang de la Reine-Blanche (p. 394; comp. the
Map), and thence to Chantilly.
The train crosses the valley of the Theve by a handsome stone
Viaduct of 15 arches, commanding a fine view. To the right are the
Etang and the Chateau de la Reine-Blanche (p. 394). Farther on the
train enters the Forest of Chantilly (p. 394). — To the Tight, as we
reach (2b1/% M.) Chantilly, we notice the extensive siding for the
special trains on race-days.
The Station is 74 M. to the S.W. of the town (see Map of the Foret
de Chantilly, near the left-hand margin).
Hotels. "Hotel du Grand-Conde, of the 1st class (patronised by the
Jockey Club), Rue d'Aumale, opposite the race-course, R., L., & A. from 6,
B. I1/2, dej. with wine and coffee 5, D. with wine 7 fr.; Hotel d'Angleterre,
at the beginning of the Rue du Connetable; Lion-d'Or, Rue du Conne-
table 44, good; Petit-Louis, Avenue de la Gare 21; Albion, Place Conde 13;
de la Gare, du Nord, near the station. — Restaurant. Engine Lefort,
Rue du Marche 10. (The mineral-water drunk at Chantilly comes from the
local chalybeate spring of La Chausse'e.) — Cafes. Cafi de Paris, Rue de
Paris; others at the station.
Cabs. The drivers usually demand 172 fr. to the town, and 3 fr. to the
chateau, which is barely 10 min. drive from the station (previous bargain
essential). Livery stables: Courboin, Herlem, etc.
Post and Telegraph Office, Rue du Connetable,^beside the Hotel
English Church (St. Peter's); chaplain, Rev. J. P. MacLulich._ —
Wesleyan Chapel , Grande Rue. — Institute for English Stable Boys' (of
whom there>re^600^at Chantilly).
Admission to the Chateau and-Park (closed on race-days). — The
chateau (Musie Condi) is open only'between 1 and 5 p.m. on Sun. and
Thurs. (free) and Sat. (1 fr.) from April 16th to Oct. 15th. A 'Guide„du
Visiteur' (80 c.) and a Catalogue of the pictures (also mentioned in the
'Guide'; IV2 fr.) are sold at the entrance. Illustrated catalogue, 6, 7, 0
8 fr. — The Park is open all the year round on tho same days, 1-5.30 p.m
in summer, 1-4 in winter.
Chantilly, a town with 4791 inhab., was famous especially in
the 17th and 18th eent. as the residence of the Conde's, and is now