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Guided tour of the French Republican Guard - Célestins barracks

From 14.50 €

Until 31/12/2022 / Garde Républicaine



Enter Célestins barracks, the heart of the French Republican Guard, and discover the place where these cavalrymen train.

Inside the Main Stable and the Staff Stable, your Cultival guide will explain the characteristics of the Guard’s majestic horses. Today, these stables are home to the 140 horses of the 1st squadron and of the brass band of the Republican Guard.

You will also discover the superb ‘Traditions room’, which is dedicated to the history of the Republican Guard. You will be captivated by the magnificent structure of the ring, built in the style of Gustave Eiffel, where the cavalrymen train every day.

A guided tour that is off the beaten track!

Please note: reservations can be made 24 hours after purchasing tickets and are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Useful information

Opening days and times

  • Tours every Saturday at 11:00 a.m.

Tickets and prices

  • Your ticket is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.
  • Reservation required with the Agence Cultival (see contact details on your ticket). Important: Please wait 24 hours after purchasing your tickets to make your reservation.
  • The booking is subject to availability. The purchase of a ticket does not guarantee that it can be used on every date during the validity period.


  • Meeting point: Quartier des Célestins. Duration of the tour: 1 hour 30
  • The Republican Guard is a place of work. The cavalrymen are under no
    obligation to train during the tours.
  • Since much of the tour takes place outside, visitors are advised to wrap up warm. 
  • Stay at least one metre away from the horses at all times. 
  • The tour is not recommended for visitors with health problems or allergies to hay and/or horses.
  • No entry for children under 8.
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Garde Républicaine
18 Boulevard Henri IV
75004 PARIS 04
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