CASTLE

Château de Fontainebleau

Place du général de Gaulle - 77300 Fontainebleau 77 - Seine-et-Marne
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The residence of 34 kings and two emperors, Fontainebleau is the only château that was lived in by every French monarch for more than eight centuries.
With 1500 rooms, it is one of the biggest châteaux in France, and the most furnished in Europe. Testimony to the life of the official and initimate courts of the monarchs across the centuries, it embodies better than anywhere else the French 'art de vivre'. Discover the Renaissance masterpieces commissioned by François I, the major projects of Henri IV, the refined decoration of Marie Antoinette, Napoleon I's apartment, the splendour of Napoleon III and Eugenie, etc.
Situated in a park of 130 hectares, the château spreads its architecture around four main courtyards and is at the heart of three historic gardens including the largest parterre in Europe (11 hectares), the work of André Le Nôtre.

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Gratuité accordée aux personnes handicapées et à leur accompagnateur sur présentation d'un justificatif.

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Free for under 26s who are EU resisdents, and children (under 18).

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Free entry the first Sunday of the month (except in July and August).
Free for citizens of the European Union aged under 26 and primary or secondary school teachers (excluding temporary exhibitions).
Free for disabled visitors and an accompanying person, jobseekers and those receiving French welfare benefits.

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https://www.chateaudefontainebleau.fr/

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Ticket for the Grands Appartements, including the Pope's apartment, the Renaissance rooms, the Saint-Saturnin chapel, the royal apartments, the Diana Gallery, Napoleon's inner apartment and the Napoleon Museum: €14 (Reduced rate: €12).
One hour before the château closes: €12 for everyone.

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Unguided visit: €12 per person, minimum of 20 people. More information on the website.
https://www.chateaudefontainebleau.fr/espace-groupe/

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Open every day except Tuesdays, 1 January, 1 May and 25 December.

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Wednesday to Monday: 9.30am-5pm (October to March) or 9.30am-6pm (April to September). Last entry 45 minutes before closing. Courtyards and gardens: every day, 9am-5pm (November to February), 9am-6pm (March, April and October) or 9am-7pm (May to September). Park: every day, 24 hours.

Closings
Tuesday
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  • Ascension Day
  • 15 August
  • 14 July
  • 8 May
  • 11 November

Services

  • Educational activities
  • Shop/bookshop
  • Restaurant
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The Visioguide offers an audio tour, enriched with visuals and comments additional on rooms and works.
Available in 11 languages: French, English, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, Dutch and Polish.
A version for 7-12 year olds is available in French, English, German, Spanish and Italian
Single price: 4 €
Rental at reception within the limit of the shelves available.

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German, English, Chinese, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian

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Workshops

Handicap

Tourism & Handicap
T&H for hearing impaired
T&H for mental disability
Offer adapted to disabled people
Hearing impairment
Mental
Physical
Visual

Access to the Grands Appartements for people with reduced mobility (no adapted toilets).
Activities and visits:
For people with sight impairments and hearing impairments (French Sign Language): Adapted visits for groups only. Contact: +33 (0) 1 60 71 50 75.

Adapted activities and workshops

https://www.chateaudefontainebleau.fr/preparez-votre-visite/visiteurs-en-situation-de-handicap/

Paris for people with disabilities

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Map

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Address
Place du général de Gaulle
77300 Fontainebleau

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