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An Exclusive Day in Fontainebleau!
Prices are generally for the whole group and not per person (except for tours including meals and other entrance fees to attractions included in the tour).
Variations (+ or -) may apply depending on the number of people and will be calculated at the time of booking.
Enjoy a day in Fontainebleau : just follow your guide through 1000 years of history to discover the outstanding Palace, its gardens & its lively city!
About this tour...
After a 40 minutes trip by train from Paris, your guide will meet you at the Fontainebleau railway station to accompany you to the heart of the city with a private car and driver, where stand the amazing Château and its beautiful gardens. Your guide will take you through 1000 years of history to discover this jewel that Napoleon Bonaparte called “the true home of kings, the house of ages“. It is your turn to enter this high place of power in the footsteps of Saint Louis, Francis I, Henri IV, Louis XIV, Napoleon Bonaparte or even Napoleon III.
After a 3 hour lively guided tour, your guide will give you the keys to explore by your own the city center : best places to enjoy the French gastronomy and oenology, beautiful stores of real local craftsmen and pretty streets to stroll.
By the end of the afternoon, when you feel ready, your driver will pick you up to take you to the railway station, best way to return to Paris with no traffic jams.
Fontainebleau-Avon railway station (direct from Paris-Gare de Lyon)
During these visits, all the necessary barrier measures are implemented by your heritage guide to ensure your safety.
Masks are mandatory in the château as well as in the gardens and in the city center for all people from 11 years old.
Please ensure you wear comfortable shoes.
Pushchairs and baby carriers with metal frames are not allowed inside the Château. You must deposit them at the free deposit desk. It is advisable to bring a kangaroo bag or baby carrier without a metal frame for children under one year old. Pushchairs are accepted in the gardens and the Park.
What is included
- - pick up at the Fontainebleau railway station
- car transfer from and to the Fontainebleau railway station to the city centre.
- 3h guided tour with your private guide
- Skip the line tickets to the castle
- guidance for lunch and the afternoon
- concierge service (restaurant booking, call to driver when you want to come back to the station...).
What is extra
- - train tickets to Fontainebleau-Avon railway station.
- food and beverages
- shopping, souvenirs.
This Tour is available in:
Wheel chair friendly
Type of transportation
This is a kid friendly excursion, but not only ! Treat yourself to the comfort of an experienced private guide who will be able to adapt to the expectations and desires of each person. With us, no two visits are the same because the travellers we accompany are all different!
This is a wheelchair friendly tour. We just need to be aware of it so that we can plan everything to make it perfectly confortable for all the participants.
taxi or minivan
Meet your guide
As a national tour guide based in Fontainebleau, I accompany you in French and English on visits of Paris and surroundings, in Champagne, and in Burgundy. Passionate about the History of France and of the arts and about the French way of life, I guide you through extraordinary museums, remarkable gardens, and superb castles in picturesque villages to introduce you to the works of art, winegrowers, craftsmen, and merchants of our land.