The destination in & around Fontainebleau (Pays de Fontainebleau) invites you on a journey in the heart of nature: 22,000 hectares of preserved nature with varied landscapes, a forest that will not fail to surprise you!
In the middle of the forest and integrated into the imperial city, the Palace of Fontainebleau, its gardens, its canal, makes it a real journey into history! It is a destination where you can enjoy a variety of experiences with the river Seine, for an accessible, quiet and enjoyable stay.
Discover our selection of nature and cultural activities to prepare your stay!
Walking in the forest, discovery of picturesque villages where 19th century artists stayed, guided tours in the forest or in the palace, rides on electric all-terrain scooters, climbing, photography workshops… and many other experiences to satisfy your desire for adventure. You can now book these activities online with affordable prices for the summer.
Our Health and Safety commitments :
- The hospitality professional partners of Destination In & Around Fontainebleau (Pays de Fontainebleau) have committed to a health and safety charter in compliance with government directives on COVID 19.
- The activity provider partners of Destination In & Around Fontainebleau (Pays de Fontainebleau) have committed to a health and safety charter in compliance with government directives on COVID 19.
- A tourist office (Fontainebleau Tourisme) at your service with two reception centers in Fontainebleau and Barbizon, has also signed a Health Charter for welcoming the public.
To prepare your stay and to find an accommodation, check our page Where to stay near Fontainebleau?
To discover the restaurants with or without terrace, check our page Eating out ?
We wish you a good preparation and above all a good stay.
Fontainebleau Tourisme's partners are committed to ensure the health, safety and well-being of visitors and guests in and around Fontainebleau.
The pledge of commitments of the hotels - Destination Pays de Fontainebleau. The safety and well-being of visitors In & Around Fontainebleau is our priority.
Discover the Forest of Fontainebleau thanks to a walk with a guide. Different topics will be covered, such as the history of the forest, but also its vast fauna and flora. Accessible to children. It's a 1h30 / 2h long walk.
L’Office de Tourisme du Pays de Fontainebleau et les hôteliers du Pays de Fontainebleau se mobilisent cet été avec une offre spéciale en mettant en place des packages séjours et activités exclusifs !
Come and experience the enchantment of the forest through the magic of fairy tales! A walk to experience with you family in small groups during which the tales from all over the world will resonate with the surrounding nature.
Come and discover the photo walks in the forest of Fontainebleau. Fabrice Milochau, professional landscape photographer, will introduce you to the basic techniques of photography while making you discover the landscapes of the forest.
In an exceptionnal setting, the riding school welcomes you in a family atmosphere and offers various horse and pony riding activities. Horse riding in nature, only one hour from Paris !
It is difficult to know precisely when the inn was built. Before 1820, the only inns in the region were at Chailly. Alfred Sensier, friend of Théodore Rousseau and a historian of Barbizon, gives the date of 1824.
Caval&Go enables you to discover France and the rest of the world on horseback. It is a french agency specialized in equestrian journeys (Horse trails, safaris, life on a ranch…) and its purpose is to provide eco-friendly trips with authentic encounters and respect for nature.
Ce parcours vous présente le circuit des peintres de Barbizon. Une boucle balisée en jaune vous conduira sur les pas des peintres paysagistes du XIX ème siècle.
Au cœur de la forêt, vous découvrirez les lisières des réserves biologiques intégrales et emprunterez des routes goudronnées fermées à la circulation automobile.De belles allées de pins offrent de l'ombre pendant la saison chaude.
Pour partir à la découverte de rochers étonnants et de belles ouvertures sur la forêt. Pour les plus vaillants, quelques pentes à gravir sur les allées.
Entre Seine et forêt, à proximité de la base de loisirs de Bois-le-Roi, ce circuit vous emmène à la découverte d'une grande diversité d'essences d'arbres. Profitez de la Seine en forêt !
Initiation and improvement to bouldering in the forest of Fontainebleau. For individuals and groups.
The house of the painter, the star of the Barbizon school. In his Workshop , Millet created his greatest masterpieces, such as "The Angelus" or "The Gleaners" ("Les Glaneuses"). This place, which has kept most of it's outer appearance from the 19th century, holds many of the master's items, and original paintings from his contemporaries.
Vivre l’expérience du Bania, c’est partager un moment de bien-être et de convivialité unique, en famille ou entre amis, autour d’un bain de vapeur chaude aux traditions russes.
You will find Osmosis around a relaxation by discovering the benefits of Shiatsu, Ayurveda, Plantar Reflexology, Reiki or Sophrology without forgetting the PILATES method, in private or group lessons.
Offrez-vous une parenthèse de bien-être chez Ô Spa Novotel Fontainebleau Ury, à seulement une heure de Paris. Activités détente et sportives, large game de soins pour se ressourcer dans cadre d'exception.
The " FB " is a marked and arranged trail that connects Barbizon to Fontainebleau by bike or on foot. Ideal for lovers of nature and paintings...
This loop of a dozen kilometres emerges from the forest cover to offer the walker exceptional views over the forest of Fontainebleau.
From the Georges Sand aok to the Eye of the Nations, a trail to meet rock and landscapes characteristic of the forest of Fontainebleau : landscapes of moors and chaos, mysterious pools and high oak tress.
Initiation and improvement to bouldering in the forest of Fontainebleau on Sunday mornings from 10am to 1pm.
"Forest bathing" has had an official status in Japan since the 1980's. This activity is accessible to everyone and enables you to reconnect your senses with nature and to release stress thanks to the trees' energy.
Located in the forest of Fontainebleau and only 5 minutes away from the castle, the Écuries de la Faisanderie offer an ideal setting for horseback riding and offer activities for beginners and advanced riders alike.
The "little house by the Seine", dear to the heart of the "impressionist" poet, has become a museum run by the Department. In 1874, Stéphane Mallarmé moved in right next door to the bridge of Valvins for regular visits.
Discover the tradition of carriages with a ride in the forest or a tour of the castle park. Follow a hunt with hounds for a few hours or plan a picnic for the day.
Discover the castle of Fonainebleau in a different way and enjoy the new small boats of the Carps Pond! Meet us at the jetty of the Carps Pond, the boater will be waiting for you next to the small gatehouse.
The touristic train of the Château de Fontainebleau
Discover the world of horses inside the castle of Fontainebleau. The EME (French name of the school) has benefited from an exceptional historical environment for more than 20 years. Booking required.
The Tourist Office offers guided tours of the heart of the city. Rendez-vous in front of the Tourist Office of the Pays de Fontainebleau.
Take a breath of fresh air and experience culture on a guided tour of the Gardens of the Fontainebleau Palace.
Come and visit Le Grand Parquet de Fontainebleau, explore its history and evolution, its natural surroundings and its technical structure in a protected environment.
Visit the historic village's center, the "Grande Rue" (only outside) with a tour guide for 1h30. If you are interested in the history of Barbizon in the 19th and 20th century, don't miss this walk!
Pedal and ride, your bike will serve you well ! We are Wheelers is specialized in bicycles with innovative designs.