Castle of Fontainebleau

 

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Château de Fontainebleau

 

Napoleon considered Fontainebleau as the "True house of centuries, true house of kings" the castle presents the history of more than 700 years of the French history.

Even if the construction date is not precisely known, proof mentioned the 13e century.

Thanks to François I’s wish, Fontainebleau is going through a great development and Napoleon reorganized the garden open to public.

The castle is open every day (except on Tuesdays). Evolution of the History of France from Henry IV to Napoleon III can be seen from apartment to apartment. Napoleon Museum devoted to the Emperor's memory.

After the visit, the city will give you the opportunity to have a walk in typical pedestrian streets. The large variety of restaurants will make you finish your stay full of history.

 
Last update : 12/09/2014
 

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