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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
Fee: No
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This 49,000-acre forest is one of the biggest in France.

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A family of three, with a 12 year old girl had a magnificent time at the Elephant (near Lancort). This place is ideal for children and we met both a french kindergarten and a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Nina K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A family of three, with a 12 year old girl had a magnificent time at the Elephant (near Lancort). This place is ideal for children and we met both a french kindergarten and a schoolclass. A lot of exciting boulders for children - but also for adults.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you didn't climb a single boulder here in the home of bouldering, walking in the forest would be enjoyment enough. I spent my time near Milly-la-Forêt, which is itself a lovely village, bouldering Rocher Fin and Gorge aux Chats and had one of the best weekends of my life.

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Thank Nik C
Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I biked across from Fontainebleau to Barbizon with my 8 year old son. The trip took the form of an adventure where we went about looking out for the "FB" marked on trees and roads in order to remain on the right track . Closer to reaching Barbizon, we found a small cafe, where we had lunch. A lot of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Great and challenging mountain biking spot with rocks, roots, and terrain to keep you on your toes. The best around Paris

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Thank Thomas S
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Fontainebleau's forest is incredible. Its ideal for a nice walk. Its huge so you can take different routes. I recommend it for tourists as well as people like me who have family in town and are regular visitors

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

The Fontainebleau forest is an excellent place if you want to go have a walk. If you come there for a longer period, you can go for rock climbing.

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Thank Ulysse H
Fontainebleau, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

I'm partial to this place since it is my backyard but it probably offers some of the finest bouldering on Earth. Slopers, crimps, dynos, slabs, traverses, you name it, this place has it. It is a fragile environment though, so remember to bring a soft brush to clean up the chalk you've used, to use as little chalk as possible,... More 

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Thank Adrien G
Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Just a short train trip from Paris there are many destinations that are accessible. Beautiful just to go for a hike in any season and great for climbing in world class conditions.

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Thank Eric H
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Its a huge forest and there are boars roaming freely. Good for hikers or bicyclist. I appreciated how quiet it was.

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Thank Paul R
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

The town of Fontainebleau is located a few mile outside of Paris, it makes for a nice day trip when in the cite of lights by train. The first thing one notices about the town is how bleak it looks and that it is full of greenery and shrubbery. There is a small café and it makes for a nice... More 

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