Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau), Fontainebleau

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Forest · Nature / Park
Spread across 25,000 hectares (62,000 acres), Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau) is a mecca for climbing, horseback riding, hiking, and biking. With more than 1,600 km (990 mi) of trails, including 300 km (186 mi) of signed trails, choose from many options specifically designated for equestrians, mountain bikes, and pedestrians. Oaks, Scotch pine, and European beech comprise the forest, making it a paradise for bird watching. Online or at the forest office, you can pick up an audio guide with descriptions of the trails and diverse flora and fauna. Put Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau) on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Fontainebleau day trip app.
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  • This is a lovely forest for easy hikes and even horse riding. You can use trails or wander on your own. We found a trail that wound through large rock formations. The rocky trails were surprisingly...  more »
  • La Foret de Fontainebleau is wonderfully beautiful. It's a great place to walk for hours and just get lost in your thoughts as you go through the forest. The forest is beautiful all throughout the...  more »
  • Absolutely loved it! Full of big rocks to climb and play. Excellent for hiking, practice climbing for beginner, picnics, nice strolls. Kids love it. 😀
  • Couldn't be better.. Am not a hike but have become one after this need a car to reach it but once you get there it's heaven!

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