15 June 2024

From 07 June to 16 June

The Nuits des Forêts are back from 7 to 16 June!

All events are free of charge and must be booked in advance with m.labbe@ville-chantilly.fr (with some exceptions).

Friday 7 June, 9pm
Listening for nocturnal birds of prey
Long persecuted, owls have always had an ambiguous relationship with humans. Focus on nocturnal birds of prey and discover which ones are present in the area. Time in the conference room at Chantilly Town Hall to find out more about these species, followed by a night-time walk in the forest around the Château de Chantilly to meet these wonderful birds /// RDV Chantilly Town Hall, 11 rue du Maréchal Joffre.
Presented by Grégory Brouillard

Sunday 9 June, 4pm
based on "Le ballet de la Merlaison". The children set off on a new
journey into the musical world of Petra Mengeringhausen. The musician will meet you in the forest to show you (and play!) her interpretation of a composition written and danced by Louis XIII in Chantilly in 1635: "Le ballet de la Merlaison"! /// RDV Poteau du Puits, from age 4, duration: 1 hour.

Tuesday 11 June, 8pm
RUNNING 100% forest
Accompanied by a sports coach, set off on a run through the forest. Along the way, there will be stops where you can do some muscle-strengthening exercises, and forest specialists will tell you all about the forest's history and the challenges it faces today.
RDV Château de la Reine Blanche,
distance: 8 km, duration: 2 hours, intermediate level.
In partnership with YOUR SPORTS COACH.

Thursday 13 June, 8.30pm
Take a guided tour of the coat-of-arms markers, accompanied by a lecturer, to discover and better understand the role of the markers installed by Anne de Montmorency in the 16th century.
RDV at the Table de Montgrésin crossroads, duration: approx. 1h30.

Saturday 15 June, 3pm
Try your hand at the latest event in the modern pentathlon. The event consists of a series of loops alternating laser shooting and running over a distance of 300m.
Led by Thomas Frachey. Option to register as a team
Four sessions starting at 3 p.m., departing every 30 minutes, open to all ages 10 and over, meeting point given at registration.

Saturday 15 June, 8.30pm
The guitar ensemble from Le Ménestrel, Conservatoire de musique de Chantilly et de l'aire cantilienne, and their teacher Alain Pizzioli have put together a programme of 13 pieces that will have you on the edge of your seat.
from Brazil to Scottish dance, Renaissance dances and other surprises. A musical bubble in the middle of nature, out of time.
RDV table de Montgresin, duration: 40 min approx.

Sunday 16 June, 8am
Discovering forest biodiversity in the early hours of the morning...
In the early hours of the morning, as nature awakens, the Regional Nature Park invites you to take a stroll through the forest in the company of Park guide Annie Ocana, to discover all the facets of its biodiversity. On this family walk, you can learn to recognise the different species of trees and the colourful flowers that grow in their shade, listen to birdsong, discover woodpeckers and the variety of insects associated with dead wood, and look for the tracks left by deer, roe deer, badgers and other forest mammals.
>> Complimentary snack: coffee, herbal tea, brioche, fruit juice and gingerbread from Producteurs-Oise-Pays de France.
Meeting point at the Table de Montgrésin crossroads, duration: approx. 3 hours, 8km route.
!! Bookings through the Parc Naturel Régional - Oise Pays de France: 03 44 63 65 65


From 07 June to 16 June
Monday Open
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thusday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open