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Le Carrousel de Saumur: The "afternoons" of the Carrousel

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13 - 14 July 2024

The afternoons of the Carrousel de Saumur return in 2024! The new formula proposed in 2023 was a great success and is renewed on July 13 and 14, 2024. The meeting is therefore set at Place Charles de Foucauld in Saumur!

The Carrousel of Saumur

The two days of Carrousel are an opportunity for young and old to (re)discover the military world, to attend demonstrations of the Cadre Noir, historic armored vehicles and the military equestrian section.


Notice to military writers and military writers, the military book and comics fair is once again organized with meetings, conferences and signings.


The Carrousel de Saumur is a free event, accessible to all and designed for everyone!

In the programme :


On Place Charles de Foucauld:

- At 14 p.m. on Saturday and 13 p.m. on Sunday: opening of the Carrousel afternoons

- Aubade of the fanfare of the 6th Angers engineering regiment


In the Squires’ Armory:

- At 14 p.m.: Aubade of the fanfare of the 6th Angers engineering regiment

- At 14:15 p.m.: Demonstration of the military equestrian section

- At 15:30 p.m.: Aubade of the fanfare of the 6th Angers engineering regiment

- At 15:45 p.m.: Hand-to-hand combat (C4)


On the Chardonnet quarry:

- At 17:15 p.m.: Aubade of the fanfare of the 6th Angers engineering regiment

- At 17:20 p.m.: Demonstration of the Cadre noir

- At 17:40 p.m.: Civilian paratroopers jump

- At 17:50 p.m.: Dynamic painting from the Armored Museum

- At 18:10 p.m.: Combined arms demonstration


Near the Cavalry Museum:

From 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.: book and military comics fair


Pratical information

Saturday July 13, 2024 from 14 p.m.

Sunday July 14, 2024 from 13 p.m.

- Place Charles de Foucauld

- Squires' carousel

- Chardonnet quarry

- Near the Cavalry Museum


Event without reservation.

Parking is possible on the place du Chardonnet since the village defense is on the place Charles de Foucauld.

Dogs are accepted.

Civilian personnel cannot come in military uniform because carousel actors performing reenactments are present.

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