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Vincennes Hippodrome de Paris

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2 Route de la Ferme, 75012 Paris, France
+33 1 46 99 34 29
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Very well organized and a nice location

We visited the hippodrome for the Prix d'Amerique. I have to say I've seldom seen such a perfect... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Verwerft
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Hove, Belgium
A MECCA FOR TROT !!!

The Paris-Vincennes racecourse, situated in the heart of the Bois de Vincennes in the east of... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2016
yvesganansia
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Paris, France
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Vincennes racecourse: a unique experience! In just a few words: - An exceptional, amusing and exciting universe - 1,255 races every year: 8 races at lunchtime, 7 during dinner - Mythical Grands Prix: Prix d’Amérique Opodo, Prix du Président de la République, … - A restaurant seating 1,180 guests with a panoramic view of the races - Lunch or dinner, betting on horses in one or more races: you are in charge of the play! - And should you want more, take a one and a half hour visit behind the scenes at the racecourse. Where to eat ? Three venues, three atmospheres where you find everything you would like! The Restaurant Le Panoramique and its carré premium: here, high up, you have a fantastic position opposite the finishing line.
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“trotting” (2 reviews)
“track” (5 reviews)
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2 Route de la Ferme, 75012 Paris, France
Bercy / Nation
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+33 1 46 99 34 29
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

We visited the hippodrome for the Prix d'Amerique. I have to say I've seldom seen such a perfect organization for such a big event.

Thank Verwerft
Reviewed 8 April 2016

The Paris-Vincennes racecourse, situated in the heart of the Bois de Vincennes in the east of Paris, has the reputation of being a mecca for trot. Inaugurated in 1863, it today extends over 42 hectares. It has an exterior 2,000 m track, can accommodate 40,000...More

1  Thank yvesganansia
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Came for Prix d'Amerique few times and loved it A-Z! Big, beautiful, good food and lpads ofnscrens everywhere!

Thank ironia-art
Reviewed 28 January 2016

If you are a harness racing fan then you just have to visit this race track at least once preferably during the Prix d'Amerique weekend

1  Thank Lorraine195
Reviewed 2 October 2015

We own harness horses in the USA so we were thrilled to see how the French race. We were impressed with the beautiful glass to track table side restaurants. We were seated in the Sulky Restaurant recently renamed something else, but they still called it...More

Thank MRSREEF
Reviewed 22 March 2015

If you want to experience pure excitement, just pop down to the trotting racing at VINCENNES. We were here in October and came here at night,harness racing under the floodlights just so good and an unbelievable experience. We even managed to get a nice few...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

I found this by accident...wasn't in my orginal paris agenda, but if you are a horseRacing fan don't miss this experience!

Thank Annie B
Reviewed 10 January 2015

I visited the Hippodrome with my partner while we were in Paris as he has his own harness racing horses in Australia. He went to the Moulin Rouge with me so it was only fair that I accompanied him to what really is the Mecca...More

Thank Nicole T
Reviewed 10 February 2013

Trotting races with large fields and crowds waving flags. I have visited over 100 racetracks and this was the first to serve Moet & Chandon at the snack bar not to mention crepes. They also had the token popcorn which is necessary at a track....More

Thank RoyalKitty51
Nearby
Bercy / Nation
Nestled between the Seine, Bastille, and Père Lachaise
lies a peaceful side of town where wide avenues and
impressive buildings accompany green spaces and small
parks. Landscaped havens are plentiful, from the Bercy
Park to La Coulée Verte and most impressively the Bois
de Vincennes, which even contains a medieval castle on
its doorstep. For an escape from the masses head to
this calming neighbourhood where real Parisians make
...More
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Leachy8787
11 May 2016|
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Response from Lorraine195 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - yes there is races at Vincennes on 17th June this is trot harness races as well as monte trot racing No need to book tickets for entrance just get them at the gate Several food options available but if it is your first... More
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