Napoleonic bivouac weekend at Maisons-Laffitte, Paris

Family, Re-enactment
from 05/05/2018 to 06/05/2018
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A great weekend of Napoleonic bivouac pageantry with 60 tents, the Imperial Guard Hussars, artillery, ambulance … and village crafts fair, at the imperial town of Maisons-Laffitte near Paris, France (17 minutes by public transport from Paris).

Napoleonic bivouac weekend at Maisons-Laffitte, Paris

Life in camp – Presentation of troops and their uniforms: artillery, infantry, mounted guard – soldier’s life – big parades – firing of cannons and rifles – horses – dancing …

Various activities: tastings, street vendors, magic lantern shows …

Infantry troops presentation and uniforms …

Times of parades: (Starting from the bivouac)

  • Saturday 10:30 (to town)
  • Saturday 2:30 p.m. (to the racetrack)
  • Sunday 10:30 (to the Chateau)

Location:  Parc de Maisons-Laffitte – Avenue Albine between Place du Château and Place Marine

Free entry

Access: click on UK flag (top right) for English version

Information Tourist Office, 41 avenue Longueil 01 39 62 63 64 or

See the website of Maisons-Laffitte tourism for photos and additional information

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