Before Versailles, Fontainebleau !

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Tour Number

Activity Level

281286


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

French (fluent), English (fluent)

Fontainebleau and Barbizon with private driver and guide


Claimed "the Second Rome", the royal palace of Fontainebleau was the major hunting royal residence for the kings of France long before Versailles. Discover the royal apartments where the kings and queens where living in the 1500's, and then refurbished for Napoleon.
Skip the line tickets included.

After a walking tour in the gardens, let's head off to Barbizon, picturesque village in the countryside, where some French renowned artists such as Jean-François Millet and Théodore Rousseau painted the neighborhood. The future Impressionists' painters like Monet and many others will be very influenced by the "school of Barbizon".

Itinerary

Morning or Afternoon tour.
pick up at 8. 00 am or 1. 00 pm.
1 hour 15 from central Paris (34 miles). Discover one of the major royal palace around Paris : the palace of FONTAINEBLEAU. 1 hour 30 guided tour of the château and gardens.

15 mn drive to Barbizon, picturesque French village where a lot of painters of 1800's have stayed.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: at your hotel

End location: At your hotel

Duration: 5 hours

Transportation

Air-conditioned Mercedes Van

What’s Included

Services of private driver AND guide
Entrance fees
Insurance and tolls

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euros - Personal expenses

What’s Extra

Personal expenses

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