Fontainbleau is famous for its forest and grand Palace, which was once home to the Kings and Queens of France. Originally a royal hunting lodge the Palace itself was extended by successive monarchs and has witnessed many historic events; the 1685 Edict of Fontainbleu, the 1762 Treaty of Fontainbleau. In 1814 Napoleon bid farewell to his ‘old guard’ in the White Horse Courtyard - now the ‘Courtyard of Goodbyes’. The surrounding forest is as popular as the historic palace, and as a National park it's a favorite with hikers, horse riders and climbers. Fontainebleau is currently home to the elite and world renowned INSEAD business school and several important French institutes.The best places to stay in Fontainbleau provide an ideal base for exploring this beautiful piece of French heritage.
A beautiful French chateau set in rolling parkland. It's rooms exude a simple elegance, optimising space and comfort. Its majestic golf course is a distinguished feature and is regarded as one of the most beautiful in France. The perfect place for a relaxing country escape.
Regal chateau in manicured gardens. Elegant rooms have tapestries, original Versailles parquet and period furniture; bathrooms in pale marble. Tennis court, children's play area and extensive gardens. Gourmet French menu served in the chateau cellar restaurant. Historic, special and romantic.