Visit of the castle of Fontainebleau

A visit to the castle of Fontainebleau, one of the largest french castles, it was inhabited by many kings and queens until the 19th century.

The Palace of Fontainebleau is located 1 hour from Paris by car, you can also access it easily by train. The castle is a museum which can be visited, there is an admission fee in the palace (free the first Sunday of the month), the gardens are free. The castle with its garden is huge. The palace has not been the scene of major event in the history of France, that is probably why it is less known than some other castles. Most of the pieces are beautifully restored with different epochs and styles. The official website

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Duration: 4 h.

The Court of honor

The Court of honor
It is the main entrance of the Castle.

The Horseshoe staircase

The Horseshoe staircase
The Court is famous for being the scene of the first abdication of Napoleon.

The Koi-pond

The Koi-pond
The Koi-pond as its name suggests includes many carp. You can relax by renting boats and canoeing.

A pool in the gardens

A pool in the gardens
The Park is huge, so take your time to visit.

The canal

The canal

The guard room

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The guard room
The room served as a passage for those who were admitted to the Royal audiences.

The Gallery of Diane

The Gallery of Diane
The great globe belonged to Napoleon.

The chapel of the Holy Trinity

The chapel of the Holy Trinity

The chapel of Saint-Saturnin

The chapel of Saint-Saturnin

'Diane''s Garden'

'Diane''s Garden'
The garden of Diane (English landscaped garden) includes the statue of Diana. On this side the garden is more intimate and less monumental.

The throne room

The throne room
It was the room of the Throne of Napoleon.

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