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The chateau at Fontainebleau is about 40 mins on the train from Paris. Napoleon spent time there and it holds several of his belongings. It is smaller than Versailles, of course, but with the same ornate type of decor, furniture and tapestries etc. There were...More
This palace was quite a sight to behold. So many rooms each with such ornate and intricate woodwork, fittings and tapestries. It holds a lot of artifacts pertaining to the life of Napolean. There is even an amazing church/chapel inside. The grounds and landscaping are...More
What a wonderful place to visit. Firstly the area around it is great for cafes and having a little meal outside. Then you can just wander in the magnificent gardens for a look around. I found this fascinating as in Britain you would have to...More
Visited Paris, France many times. But last visit, I visited there. The original main purpose was to see some of Thai Royal souvenirs which presented to the French royal family in the past. But after visit, this is one of the most beautiful Chateau.
Went with 2 children 10 and 2 years old. First to the Fournil de Fontainebleau on Rue Grande for picnic stuffs and pastries... Then the castle tour... English gardens and a picnic by the canal. Great day for family specially when one of your kids...More
This is a place with great historic significance but our visit was awful. The audio guide is a requirement because otherwise you have no idea what you are looking at, and it is an extra charge. Even though you need it, it is of poor...More
The building, of course, is magnificent. The history is fascinating. The furnishings are beautiful. Why then is the chateau a bit of a disappointment? I'm afraid the answer may be in how it is presented. There is no cohesive explanation of the timeline of the...More
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Laurie, we were there in early May and did notice some renovations but it seemed that they were trying to keep the area open to tourists as much as possible. We did not feel that we missed anything important. The inside... More
Laurie, we were there in early May and did notice some renovations but it seemed that they were trying to keep the area open to tourists as much as possible. We did not feel that we missed anything important. The inside direction signs were the most troublesome at times so getting lost was easy.