Tours and activities

Fontainebleau is the only château inhabited by every monarch from the 12thto the 19th century and the most beautifully furnished French royal palace. It features Renaissance masterpieces commissioned by Francis I, the lavishly decorated interiors of Marie Antoinette, the state apartment of Napoleon I, the styles preferred by Napoleon III and Eugenie… A royal residence for hunting and getting away from it all, it tells us all about the monarchs’ official and intimate court life.

  • The ticket for the château includes free entry to the Napoleon I Museum, the Grands Appartements.

Exceptional: until June, 30th, entrance ticket also includes an exhibition “La renaissance de la Renaissance. Jean Alaux et la restauration de la salle de Bal” (“The Renaissance rebirth. Jean Alaux and ballroom restoration”) and a guided tour of the ballroom.

  • The ticket is valid during the time booked and indicated on the ticket.
  • Entry to the gardens is free.
  • The audio guides and the visit of the Chinese Museum are not available due to the sanitarian situation.

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Outdoor activities

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Tickets and prices

Online Ticketing

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Opening hours

The castle

The castle is open every day except Tuesday, January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.
From October to March: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm (last access at 4:15 pm).
From April to September: 9.30 am to 6 pm (last access at 5.15 pm).

Wearing a mask is compulsory from the age of 11.

The tour is fully accessible, except for the Chinese museum. Napoleon I museum is reopen.

Coming to the castle

    Calcul de l'itinéraire jusqu'au Château de Fontainebleau