Royal School Foundation itself, characterised by their great variety of exotic plants and standing amongst them the great fountain which adorns the centre of the gardens and whose playful splashing invites the visitor to enter further into the interior of the Royal School Foundation.
The guided tour begins just outside the Palace, a beautiful example of 19th Century architecture designed by Charles Garnier, Paris Opera House and Montecarlo Casino amongst others..
Afterwards, you may admire the place where the harnesses are made and repaired. This intricate work is carried out in the harness workshop by the master harness maker and his apprentices.
Once we reach the stables, an octagonal complex made up of five stables each with twelve boxes, we can finally visit our famous horses. Just in the centre of the stables is the tack room, made of wood, where they keep all the harnesses used for daily training and for the performances themselves.
Once the tour is over, visitors may go back to watch the training sessions, buy souvenirs in the gift shop, visit the bar or simply enjoy a peaceful stroll around the facilities: gardens, galloping arena or outdoor training arena.
If you buy a joint ticket to visit the Royal School and the Horse Carriage Museum, located just behind the Royal School, you can now visit the museum and discover the wonderful world of driving thanks to a splendid collection of carriages and the very latest multimedia technology.
Last Updated (Friday, 02 December 2011 14:08)