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Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Owner description: Vaux le Vicomte is the creation of three men brought together by Nicolas Fouquet, Louis 14th's finance minister, the landcape architect Andre le Nôtre, the architect Louis le Vau... more Owner description: Vaux le Vicomte is the creation of three men brought together by Nicolas Fouquet, Louis 14th's finance minister, the landcape architect Andre le Nôtre, the architect Louis le Vau and the painter-decorator Charles le Brun. The perfect harmony between architecture and landscape is the result of their collaborative genius. From its unveiling at the famous fête of august 17th, 1661, Vaux le Vicomte aroused the envy of the Sun King and became the model that inspired the whole of Europe, including Versailles.Vaux le Vicomte can be visited during the day or at night with 2000 candles and fireworks(on Saturdays from may to beginning of october)Easy access by train or by bus from paris. less
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Castles; Historic Sites
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Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau(Fontainebleau)
This grand palace was a favorite of Napoleon, who dramatically remodeled the old château during his stays there from 1807 to 1809.
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau)
Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau)(Fontainebleau)
This 49,000-acre forest is one of the biggest in France.
Attraction type: Forests
Barbizon School Museum (Musee de l'Ecole de Barbizon)
Barbizon School Museum (Musee de l'Ecole de Barbizon)(Barbizon)
Attraction type: Art Museums; History Museums
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Fontainebleau Golf Club
Fontainebleau Golf Club(Fontainebleau)
A great classic private course set on the edge of the forest.
Attraction type: Golf Courses
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Le Vicomte
Ranked #3 of 3 Restaurants in Maincy

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L'Axel
L'Axel
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Le Caveau des Lys
Le Caveau des Lys
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
LA BULLE GOURMANDE
LA BULLE GOURMANDE
Ranked #1 of 74 Restaurants in Melun
Price: $20 - $61
Cuisines: French
Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Late Night
La Table Saint Just
La Table Saint Just
Ranked #2 of 74 Restaurants in Melun
Price: $30 - $61
Cuisines: French, Contemporary
Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

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Hotel du Manoir
$86 - $89
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Chartrettes
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2.0 of 5
Relais Akena de Savigny
$55 - $65 (EUR 45 - 53)
Hotel B&B Evry Lisses 2
Hotel B&B Evry Lisses 2
$45 - $73 (EUR 37 - 60)
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Lisses

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Hotel Le Richelieu
Hotel Le Richelieu
$84 - $123 (EUR 69 - 101)
Ranked #3 of 10 Hotels in Fontainebleau
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Ibis Budget Pontault Combault Marne la Vallee
1.0 of 5
Ibis Budget Pontault Combault Marne la Vallee
$46 - $62 (EUR 38 - 51)
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Novotel Fontainebleau Ury
4.0 of 5
Novotel Fontainebleau Ury
$106 - $152 (EUR 87 - 125)
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Ury
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Aigle Noir Hotel
4.0 of 5
Aigle Noir Hotel
$121 - $208 (EUR 99 - 171)
Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Fontainebleau
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Hotel Les Pleiades
4.0 of 5
Hotel Les Pleiades
$121 - $367 (EUR 99 - 301)
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Barbizon
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