NATURE & CULTURE EXCURSIONS

Guided tour of the Garden and the Park of the Fontainebleau Castle

Context/ Background : Forest and Garden form an indivisible whole, connected by a Park and a « Jardin à la française ». Over the centuries, works of…


Guided tour of the hydraulic facilities of the Castle

Context/ Background :Understanding the insertion of the Castle of Fontainebleau and its gardens in this very specific landscape warrants consideration of the geographical,…


Guided tour of the Castle from the point of view of hunting activities

Context/ Background : Hunting with hounds is a type of hunting which was exercised with constanceand with a particular pompin Fontainebleau, as it was a…


Context/ Background: For a very long time, foresters have sought to put an end to the practice of grazing in the forest which compromised afforestation. In the forest of Fontainebleau, this pastoral practice was reduced with the…


Context/ Background : / This territory with various natural characteristics has been perceived and used in diverse ways since the twelfth century (prayer, hunting, forestry, mineral extraction, arts and letters, tourism ...). These…


Context /Background : Presentation of the main ecological issues of the massif and the management measures implemented to preserve the biodiversity of this exceptional forest.

From Franchard, the visit will begin for a…


The forest landscapes of Fontainebleau have been an important source of inspiration for many artists. But foresters and artists had different, divergent views on these landscapes. This confrontation gave birth to the first status of "artistic reserve…