The Forest

Logo Forêt d'exception - Fontainebleau

> Situated at the gateway to Paris, just 60 kilometres further south, between Brie and Gâtinais, the ancient forest of Bière has been known as the forest of Fontainebleau since the seventeenth century. The woodland around Fontainebleau consists of two national forests: Trois Pignons and Fontainebleau, with stands of deciduous and softwood trees.

> The second-largest national forest in France, it is concentrated mainly on the municipality of Fontainebleau. Fontainebleau is the largest municipality in the Ile-de-France Region and boasts the distinction that more than 98% of its territory is occupied by two national heritage attractions: the château of Fontainebleau and the national forest of Fontainebleau. Major regional planning and development measures have affected the forest, which is crossed and fragmented by numerous communications infrastructures, such as the N6 and N7 trunk roads, the A6 motorway, the Paris-Lyon railway lines and high-voltage electricity lines.

The forest

Forêt de Fontainebleau balade

Situated at the gateway to Paris, just 60 kilometres further south, between Brie and Gâtinais, the ancient forest of Bière has been known as the forest of Fontainebleau since the seventeenth century. The woodland around Fontainebleau consists of two national forests : Trois Pignons and Fontainebleau, with stands of deciduous and softwood trees.

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