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Explore The Enchanting French Château Fontainebleau
Enjoy all the beauty and grandeur of an iconic French Château
Learn all about the history of the castle and its notable inhabitants
What to expect
Your private guide will pick you at 1.30 pm and cross La Brie famous French countryside before reaching the castle of Fontainebleau, located only 45 minutes from Paris. You will discover a unique jewel of French heritage that has been home to sovereigns for over a thousand years. By way of comparison, the castle of Versailles was only inhabited for 100 years by 3 different kings: Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis XVI. The Chateau de Fontainebleau has notably welcomed François I, Charles V, Henri IV, Louis XIV, Napoleon, and many others!
You will start your visit in crossing the gate of honour to access the white horse courtyard with its famous horseshoe staircase built-in 1634 which drive you to the State and Private Apartments and Galleries of which the most famous: Francois I gallery. All the rooms are lavishly furnished with furniture of the Renaissance and Napoleon period and recently renovated. The Throne room is unique in France. Your guide will lead you inside the Palace and you will follow your visit with an audio-guide in your language
You will be back at your hotel around 5.30 pm
COVID-19 informationThe following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
The experience complies with government regulations
Social distancing is enforced
Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
A 5-hour guided tour
Transport by air-conditioned private vehicle
Hotel pickup and drop-off
What’s not included
Unnamed Road, 77300 Fontainebleau, France
You will be picked up at your hotel by your driver-guide. Confirm the pick-up place and time directly with your operator, whose contact information will appear on the voucher when booking. Please make sure to be ready 10 minutes before pick-up time.
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 3 days before the activity begins.
Important to know
- This is a small group tour
- You'll need to confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
- All reservations must be for a minimum of 2 persons
- The tour is operated with deluxe Mercedes 6 or 8 seated brand new air-conditioned Minivan V Class with Glassed panoramic roof and S Class with licensed driver-guide
- Tours are available in English, Italian Spanish and German