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Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau)

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Address: Fontainebleau, France
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Description: This 49,000-acre forest is one of the biggest in France.
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Peaceful, serene stroll to the chateau

Please...do not take the bus from the train station to the chateau, otherwise you will miss this lovely green space. Walk up to avenue Franklin Roosevelt through the town of Avon... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Brunswick, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Please...do not take the bus from the train station to the chateau, otherwise you will miss this lovely green space. Walk up to avenue Franklin Roosevelt through the town of Avon. Take a left on avenue des Carrousses...this will put you at the corner gate of the forest. The, enjoy the lush beauty, trees waving in the breeze and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Travelled through the forest in a wheelchair. Used accessible recommended trails. Not as accessible as labelled. Some asphalt, some hard sand loosened, some roots and rocks, some hills. Recommend a sherpa team with you. Look, study, choose well.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The biggest sand playground for kids in the world, not to mention was thousands of blocs menas to there fathers :) Really great sport place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

On reading French history, every King is always 'Going Hunting.' Now I can understand the English hunting scene, but in France every one goes hunting in the forest - that is not like in England where they race, or fox hunt over open ground. In Australia if you went hunting in the bush you would be ripped to shreds with... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

its beautiful and worth going for a job if not a proper trek. there are also rock climbing options available with the forest. Besides greenery and nature, you may also occasional chance upon the ladies of the night plying their trade.....but heck just ignore and enjoy the forest and sun

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Fontainebleau forest is an hour-drive away from Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle airport when traffic is OK. The first thing to do is to purchase an "IGN" map (select the GPS-compatible map ref. 2417 OTR). It is very easy to find the way through the forest: each path and hiking trails have a name, and at every single crossing the directions are very well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Very interesting place to just wander around. If you like bouldering or biking the place is just for you. Thousands of boulders and even more problems to think about. A must visit if you are a climber!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This is the best place in the world to climb. Roads can be a little difficult to find at times.....take a good map of climbing areas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The most developed climbing area in the world and a Mecca for boulderers. Impossible to get tired of this place as there's always lots to do.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Surrounding Fontainebleau is the Kings forest. This area is great for walking, hiking, running and mountain biking. You can easily spend days getting lost in the Forest. The best time of the year to tour through the forest is in the spring or Autumn. There are many different paths throughout the forest and it is cut in a number of... More 

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Address: Address: Fontainebleau, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Seine-et-Marne  >  Fontainebleau

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