Following in the footsteps of the French Horses Guard

The Republican Guard (Vincennes) - Paris

  • Type : Guided tour
  • Duration : 1h

This guided tour will immerse you into the Carnot neighbourhood of the Republican Guard near the Vincennes Castle. This place hosts two out of the three squadrons of the last cavalry regiment of the French army.

From the moment you will cross the entrance, the idea of a “countryside in Paris” will impress you: the immensity of the place of 8 hectares and the calm in contrast with the Parisian busy life.

Your guide will tell you the history of this neighbourhood: built in 1892, it is located at the centre of an important military garrison at the gates of Paris.
Our guide will show you a carousel, a stable to admire 30 horses (out of the 200 staying here), and the coal forge where the blacksmiths perpetuate this artisanal know-how.

Who are these horsemen? What are their missions? Culti(...)

>> Read more
Min. billing : 1 per person - Max per group : 18 per person
Adult : €12.00 per person
Child (-18years) : €9.00 per person

For preferential rates related to age, proof of identity will be required. Access may be refused in case of non compliance with the age limits.

Good to Know

Attention: The Republican Guard is a professional place and the horsemen are not obliged to train during the visits.

Individual guided tour: forbidden to under 8 year-olds // Group guided tour: forbidden to groups of under 12 year-olds.

Description Guided tour The Republican Guard (Vincennes)

This guided tour will immerse you into the Carnot neighbourhood of the Republican Guard near the Vincennes Castle. This place hosts two out of the three squadrons of the last cavalry regiment of the French army.

From the moment you will cross the entrance, the idea of a “countryside in Paris” will impress you: the immensity of the place of 8 hectares and the calm in contrast with the Parisian busy life.

Your guide will tell you the history of this neighbourhood: built in 1892, it is located at the centre of an important military garrison at the gates of Paris.
Our guide will show you a carousel, a stable to admire 30 horses (out of the 200 staying here), and the coal forge where the blacksmiths perpetuate this artisanal know-how.

Who are these horsemen? What are their missions? Cultival offers you the opportunity to discover this prestigious institution.


Informations The Republican Guard (Vincennes)

  • Address

    The Republican Guard (Vincennes)

    Esplanade Saint Louis

    75012 Paris

  • Access

    Metro: Château de Vincennes (Ligne 1)

Other tours that may interest you

Secrets of the Ile Saint Louis : Tours of Parisian districts

Secrets of the Ile Saint Louis : Tours of Parisian districts

Parisian districts - Paris

The Île Saint-Louis is full of surprising and amazing secrets. The extravagant manors custody the (...)

>> Read more
Stroll in the heart of the Ile de la Cite: Tours of Parisian districts

Stroll in the heart of the Ile de la Cite: Tours of Parisian districts

Parisian districts - Paris

As a tribute to the Napoleonic victories, your visit will start at the Place du Chatelet, where the (...)

>> Read more
The Opera Garnier Day tour

The Opera Garnier Day tour

Opera Garnier - Paris

Led by a tour guide, you will be amazed by the rich architecture and decor of the Palais Garnier. (...)

>> Read more
The backstages of Philharmonie de Paris

The backstages of Philharmonie de Paris

Philharmonie de Paris - Paris

Discover this emblematic music place and its dreamlike architecture. You will enter in the Cité (...)

>> Read more
Stroll in the heart of Saint Germain des Prés

Stroll in the heart of Saint Germain des Prés

Parisian districts - Paris

Naturally, since it is where it all began, you will start your visit with the Saint-Germain des Pres(...)

>> Read more
Delving into the heart of surrealism

Delving into the heart of surrealism

Espace Dali - Paris

A stone's throw from Tertre square in Montmartre, Cultival invites you on a journey into Dali's imag(...)

>> Read more
>> View all visits on the same theme