Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau), Fontainebleau
(4.7/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
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. A visit to Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau) represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Fontainebleau holiday planner to plot your vacation.
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  • very beautiful forest or have it good to walk the only downside know that the people are dirty and there are a lot of rubbish. But otherwise a free promenane for you and your children nice
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  • A note of 5 I went to 3 because the forest becomes really a dump. Not only of rubble litter the roadsides in several places but we can find on roads. The Green jewel is this forest will soon become the dump of malicious companies and people.
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  • The hike of 25 bumps is great! One of the most beautiful hikes to do in Paris. Perfect for escape in nature. Big negative, some days of hunts... those days access are closed to hikers... Check before venturing there. Apparently "Monday's day of hunting"... information to check anyway...
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  • Accessible from Paris using the Navigo Pass (for locals). This forest is incredible for its size, its diversity, wildlife, its blocks used for bouldering). Enjoy it better by bike without forgetting water supplies!
  • One of my most favourite places in the world. Love the bouldering here, but just awesome to hang out in the huuuuge forest. Incredible really. It's so peaceful. Go visit Milly-la-foret for a cool market and hang out under the trees in the beach sand with boulders all afternoon after that.
  • For those who love bouldering, just bring your shoes, some food and a crash pad. Some parts accessible by the transilien R (plus walking)
  • Is a very beautiful forest. The best in the region. I am almost every weekend inside to ride my mtb.
  • Great along the river Seine.