Passing of the Olympic flame in Rambouillet - Rambouillet

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Tuesday July 23, 2024.

Passage of the Olympic flame in Rambouillet

On July 23, 2024, Rambouillet will be one of the eight towns in Yvelines to host the Olympic Flame relay.

The passage of the Olympic Flame through Rambouillet is both unique and symbolic and perfectly marks the participation and commitment of the city – benefiting from the Terre de jeux label – in the Olympic spirit and in its policy in favor of sport for all. On July 23, the Olympic Flame will pass through Versailles, highlighted by 600 scouts, through nearly 100 municipalities and throughout the 500 kilometers planned in the Ile-de-France region.

In Rambouillet, the flame will travel 4 km, passing major heritage sites of the city.

Many activities are planned ahead of the passage from July 20 to 22

Saturday July 20, 2024:
- 20 p.m.: gathering of all sports club members at the Vieux Moulin stadium.
20:15 p.m.: departure of the procession, preceded by the Nickel fanfare.
20:40 p.m.: arrival of the procession at Place de la Libération and welcome by the Mayor and the personalities.
21 p.m.: Festive concert by Rod Prod.
 
Sunday July 21, 2024:
- 10 a.m. - 18 p.m.: Giant Goose Game offered to children at Place de la Libération, sporting challenges to complete and prizes to be won including places in the Paralympic Games.
 
Monday July 22, 2024:
- 10 a.m. to 18 p.m.: Goose game offered to children at Place de la Libération, sporting challenges to complete and prizes to be won including places in the Paralympic Games.

The streets affected by the passing of the Olympic Flame
The flame journey is an international event which involves major security measures. Also, wider perimeters on the streets crossed are likely to be put in place at the request of state services.

- Castle ;
- Places Marie Roux and Libération;
- Rue de la Motte;
- Rue de la Providence;
- Rue Dechy;
- Rue Gambetta;
- Rambolitrain;
- Place Joan of Arc;
- Rue Gautherin;
- Rue de Penthièvre
- Rue de Gaulle;
- Place Félix-Faure;
- Rue Lenôtre;
- Rue de l’Étang d’Or;
- Old Mill Stadium.

Place de la Libération - From 7 a.m. to 8:10 a.m.:
- Giant breakfast offered to all.
- Fanfare while waiting for the torch bearer and speaker telling the history of the Games and its anecdotes and commenting on the progress of the action.
- Speech by personalities.
- Photo exhibition of Rambolitan sportsmen that each association wanted to put in the spotlight on the gates of the castle all around the square.
- At 8:06 a.m.: arrival of the torch bearer traveling through the 63 squares of the giant goose and torch kiss game.

Stade du Vieux Moulin - From 8 a.m. to 9:05 a.m.
- Musical atmosphere
- Covering the floor area and the field handrail with tarpaulins on which words chosen by primary school pupils will be written, evoking the Olympic Games for them
- Distribution of souvenir posters of these words to spectators so that they can hold them up when the bearer of the Flame arrives and also take part in the event
- At 8:57 a.m., arrival of the torchbearer and transmission of the flame, from torch to lantern
- “Souvenir photo” taken with the personalities, the torchbearers and the public to immortalize the moment

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