Outdoor activities

At different times of the year you can take horse-drawn carriage or train rides in the gardens, hire boats on the pond and discover the historic Jeu de Paume court.

Do not miss to visit the gardens!

The gardens of the Chateau welcome you every day, all year long.

Following the seasons and your desires, discover or rediscover the gardens, thanks to unforgettable experiences. Horse-drawn carriage ride, little train getaway, canoeing or Jeu de Paume court visiting: choose the activity you want.

Benefit from the restaurant Les Petites Bouches de l’Empereur, from the Café des Mariniers and a good selection of catering offers.

Discover the gardens of the Château de Fontainebleau on board the little train, accompanied by an audioguide in 8 languages.

Every day from April to November.

School vacations: open every day

Departure from the Cour d’Honneur every hour from noon

35 minutes

Adults: €8 / Children 4-18 years old: €4 (free for children under 4) /
Group: €5 per person / School group: €90 per group

+33 (0)6 08 34 36 27

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Come and canoe on the Carp Pond as the sovereigns and their court used to do

From May to August: every day Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays in April, September and October

Departure from the courtyard of the Fountain from 10:30 am

30 minutes to 1 hour

30 minutes : 5 € /1 hour : 8 € (free – 3 years old)

+33 (0)7 82 53 24 64

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Discover the castle and its domain during an immersive guided tour

All year long

Departure from Porte Dorée from 11:00 am

Tour around the Grand Parterre and the Grand Canal

20 minutes (40 minutes upon reservation)

Adults: 7,50 € / Children 4-18 years old: 5 € (free for children under 4)

+33 (0)6 81 50 09 20


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Admire the castle and its gardens from above and enjoy a grandiose show

From April to October, every day

Price on request

Departure from the Grand Canal

+33 (0)3 80 97 38 61

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The Château de Fontainebleau has one of the few active Jeu de Paume in France. in France. Henri IV, like other sovereigns and the best players of their time played memorable games in this room.

Before introducing young and old to this sport full of history, the
the master of the game explains its origins, its rules and its craft.

The Fontainebleau Jeu de Paume Circle

Master of the game: Guillaume Dortu

+33 (0)1 64 22 47 67 / +33 (0)6 71 33 52 26


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Opening hours

The chateau

The chateau is open every day except Tuesday, January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.

From October to March: 9.30 am to 5 pm (last access at 4.15 pm).

From April to September: 9.30 am to 6 pm (last access at 5.15 pm).

The park and gardens are open, under the usual conditions, free of charge.

The restaurant is open every day for lunch.

Coming to the chateau

    Calcul de l'itinéraire jusqu'au Château de Fontainebleau