Heritage Days in Rueil-Malmaison

From September 14, 2012 to September 16, 2012
  • Heritage days in Rueil-Malmaison

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    Heritage days in Rueil-Malmaison

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Heritage Days in Rueil-Malmaison 92500 Rueil-Malmaison fr

On the 21st of October, 2011, the city of Rueil-Malmaison launched the "Imperial City" brand along with the cities of Saint-Cloud, Compiègne and Fontainebleau, historically linked with Napoleon Bonaparte as weel as the First and Second Empire.

During Heritage Days 2012 (on the 15th and 16th of September, 2012), Rueil-Malmaison proposes an exceptional event, retracing the 1st Empire period : civil and military reconstructions and animations, illuminations...

The event will take place on three different sites : Austerlitz Area (Bois-Préau park), Joséphine Area (Malmaison) and Bonaparte Area (town centre).


(Discover the whole program on Rueil-Malmaison website)

During the day :

  • Austerlitz Area
    - Processions, parades and military exercices, reconstruction of a camp with scenes of daily life of the soldiers…
  • Joséphine Area
    - Visit of the Château de Malmaison, entertainment, reconstructions of period scenes, historical events…
    - Exhibition on Napoleon Bonaparte at the Atelier Grognard.
  • Bonaparte Area
    - Reconstruction of First Empire village : artisans, crafts of the period, games for children, jugglers, carriage rides, street entertainment…
    - Historical show in the presence of Napoleon Bonaparte and Empress Josephine with a parade of the imperial cavalry and marching bands

In the evening :

  •  Evening walk in torch light with firework display
  • Illumination of the city’s historic buldings
  • Outdoor cinema
  • Concert of military music



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Point of interest