What To Expect
Experience a day filled with a whirlwind of French history and culture as you travel to Fontainebleau, a beautiful French commune located on the south-east of central Paris. Hotel pickups of the participants from Paris will mark the start of this tour.
Fontainebleau holds the largest land area in the Ile-de France region, making it a perfect venue for weekend getaways for the Parisians. Among the popular sites in Fontainebleau is its lush forest inhabited by various wild trees and plants and the Royal Château de Fontainebleau, the chosen residence of many well-known French royals such as Napoleon Bonaparte, Louis XIII, Alfonso XIII, and Henry III of France.
As you roam round the lavish 1530-room residence, you will be able to visit some of the apartments used and customized by the royals to suit their needs. Open to the public are the apartments from the Napoleon III era, the Council Chamber, the Guard Room, the apartment of Madame de Maintenon, and the Ballroom.
Other popular rooms to visit in this castle are its four museums: the Napoleon I Museum (a collection of various artifacts from the imperial families, costumes, gold and silverware, and many art pieces), the Galerie de Peinture (the Paintings Gallery), the Chinese Museum of the Empress (a collection of the Far-Eastern treasures of Empress Eugenie), and the Furniture Gallery (a collection of artworks, textiles and furniture gathered from the château itself). Along with the tour guide, you will also get to visit the Francis I art gallery and the Chapel of the Trinity.
This tour will end with the hotel drop-offs of all the participants back to Paris.
Hotel transfers via a luxury airconditioned minibus
Services of an experienced driver-guide
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Children 2 years old and below are free of charge.
Please be ready 10 minutes before scheduled pick-up time.
Participants must call the local tour operator to reconfirm tour at least 24 hours before scheduled departure.
Only paper vouchers will be accepted at the beginning of the tour.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.