The Palace of Fontainebleau or Château de Fontainebleau, located 55 kilometres southeast of the center of Paris, in the commune of Fontainebleau, is one of the largest French royal châteaux. The medieval castle and subsequent palace served as a residence for the French monarchs from Louis VII to Napoleon III. Francis I and Napoleon were the monarchs who had the most influence on the Palace as it stands today. . It is now a national museum and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Download Download See more
Chateau (daily except Tue):
Oct - Mar: 9:30 am - 5 pm
Apr - Sep: 9:30 am - 6 pm
(Last admission 45 minutes before closing.)
Closed on Jan 1, May 1 and Dec 25.
Nov - Feb: 9 am - 5 pm
Mar, Apr, Oct: 9 am - 6 pm
May - Sep: 9 am - 7 pm
The park is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The Great Apartments:
Free admission: children (under 18), EU citizens (18 - 25), disabled people
Guided visit prices depend on the visit duration. For more information see the official website.
Official Website http://www.musee-chateau-fontainebleau.fr/
UNESCO website http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/160
Phone +33 1 6071 5070
Address 77300 Fontainebleau, France
Coordinates 48°24'8.088" N 2°41'58.836" E