Fontainebleau Things to Do

  • Chapel Haute de Saint-Saturnin
    Chapel Haute de Saint-Saturnin
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  • Chapel Haute de Saint-Saturnin
    Chapel Haute de Saint-Saturnin
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  • Swan enjoying the English gardens
    Swan enjoying the English gardens
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    Palace interiors

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Mar 21, 2006

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    All the rooms are arranged by furniture in an empire style. The Smart gallery, gallery Fransisk the First and a gallery are located in a medieval part of a palace In the western wing the Museum of Napoleon is created.

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    Palace Chapel

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Mar 21, 2006

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    The chapel of the Sacred Trinity settled down in a gallery of the palace. There are apartments of Napoleon at the ground floor (a throne hall, a boardroom, Maria Antoinette's room, a hall of Lui the Thirteenth, a hall of Lui the Ninth Sacred, a ballroom) .

    Palace Chapel
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    Chateau de Fontainebleau... Last glimpses

    by Krystynn Written Dec 21, 2003

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    That's me on the palace grounds. By the way, do you know that Fontainbleau had the noblest garden in all of France?

    It was made for a King, Francois I (yes, him again), who wished to rival the great courts of Italy. Though the old knots and statuary have gone, enough of the 1528-1547 layout survives to give one a sense of how gardens were arranged in sixteenth century France.

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    Chateau: The SITTING ROOM of St Louis

    by Krystynn Written Dec 21, 2003

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    The impressive and opulent Sitting Room of Saint Louis drew gasps from the tour group...

    Whilst browsing around this room, squint your eyes to the statue of Henry IV resting on the marbled mantelpiece. Please ensure that you give yourself lots of free time to just browse through the many treasured monuments found inside this amazing chateau... All the treasured monuments belonging to a bygone era.

    St Louis' favorite room

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    Chateau de Fontainebleau: CHAMBRE DE REINE

    by Krystynn Written Dec 21, 2003

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    Do make it a point to join a guided tour for an insight look at how the Kings & Queens of France used to live. Then you'll understand how/why the French Revolution started....

    So, our first stop inside this grand palance is the gorgeous Queen's Chamber. If this were my bedroom, I would never, ever want to get out of bed...! Not even for US$10,000. ;-)

    The beautiful Queen's Chamber

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    A step back in time to the Napoleonic era

    by Sinjoor Written Jun 26, 2003

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    A visit to the castle of Fontainebleau is worth the stop or, when one is staying at the local campground, the detour. The many visitors lining up to visit every day might be a set back, but the gardens provide an equally grand experience for the guests who dislike standing in line for an extended period of time. Starting from the castle a horse drawn carriage makes tours through the surrounding park.

    The castle's monumental staircase
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    The Palace

    by skywalkerbeth Written Jan 12, 2005

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    This 12th century castle is a magnificent way to spend the day and see how the royalty lived in France.

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  • The castle of Fontainebleau

    by a.crespin Written Feb 21, 2004

    You must absolutely visit the website www.chateaudefontainebleau.net, and then, visit the real castle !

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    Chateau: ASSIETTES GALLERY

    by Krystynn Written Dec 21, 2003

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    The Assiettes Gallery houses the most impressive collection of priceless artwork here at the Chateau.

    Assiettes Gallery

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    Chateau: GALLERY OF DIANE

    by Krystynn Written Dec 21, 2003

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    The GALLERY OF DIANE is 80 meters long and 7 meters wide. This room was converted into a library by Napoleon III sometime in the 1850s.

    Gallery of Diane

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    Chateau: CHAMBRE DE JOSEPHINE

    by Krystynn Written Dec 21, 2003

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    And this is the CHAMBRE DE JOSEPHINE aka Chambers of the Empress Josephine - and is located in her grand private apartments. (Lucky Empress Josephine!).

    Chambre de JOSEPHINE

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    Chateau: The THRONE ROOM

    by Krystynn Written Dec 21, 2003

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    This is the highly acclaimed Throne Room, with the throne of Napoleon I. Can you spot the throne? Can't miss it. ;-)

    This opulent room was originally the Old King's Bedchamber.

    Throne Room (formerly the King's Bedchamber)

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