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 and the Grands Appartements.
  • The ticket is valid all day.
  • Entry to the gardens is free.
  • An additional ticket is required for entry to the Chinese Museum.

To complete your visit

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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 Napoleon I and Chinese museums. As a compensation, the exit is through the Oval Court, exceptionally open for the occasion.

It is not necessary to reserve a visit slot for the castle or the gardens.

Coming to the castle

    Calcul de l'itinéraire jusqu'au Château de Fontainebleau