The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe


The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is one of the biggest horse racing events. It is held annually at Longchamp in France, attracting thousands of onlookers and racing fans. Excitement mounts as people exchange tips about their favourite horses, bets are placed; winners are tipped and champagne flows throughout the momentous weekend in Paris. With an estimated billion watching on television, through extensive international television coverage into over 200 countries and millions of homes, it is widely renowned for being one of the highest viewed sporting events worldwide.

This famous race showcases some of the most talented thoroughbred race horses from all hemispheres. It has become a global event, each year attracting more and more foreign invaders.

Travel in style by Helicopter

Why not travel in style to Paris to view this wonderful racing event? Prominent on the calendars of many this year, you will see all the action of The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe with no travelling complications. If you fly their by helicopters will arrive feeling refreshed and ready to enjoy the exciting racing schedule as well as hold your own with the fashion leaders of French society in Paris, by arriving without creased or travel stained clothing.

Whilst you enjoy the scenery below, add an extra dimension to your day with a bespoke hamper providing you with drinks and food en route, flying over the sea, buildings and fields to arrive in France, dodging all the queues and traffic problems below so you. Save time and effort by departing from a point close to your home or office means you will spend more time at the course and less time travelling, enhancing the entire day or weekend.

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Race Facts:

  • The race is considered Group 1 (the highest grade) with a purse of 4,000,000 Euros.
  • The race is run on Turf at a distance of 2400 Meters.
  • If your horse wins the race it will automatically become a horse racing legend.

Boasting the best card in European Horse Racing, this internationally renowned event attracts the most enthusiastic crowd in Horse Racing. With an average of 70,000 plus spectators gathering each year for the 2-day Arc meet.

To fly to Longchamp for Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe by helicopter from the UK, contact Atlas Helicopters on 01256 635000.

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