What to do and see during your next family stay at the MGallery Fontainebleau hotel?

If you are planning an upcoming stay at the 4-star MGallery Fontainebleau - Collection Atypio Hotels Resorts and would like to share some of the must-see places, Here are three emblematic sites in Fontainebleau for a memorable family holiday !

Less than an hour from Paris, the imperial town of Fontainebleau boasts a rich history and exceptional natural surroundings. Every year, thousands of visitors and families flock to Fontainebleau and the surrounding area, leaving with lasting memories and smiles on their faces.

Whether you want to enjoy nature, heritage or historic sites, Both the destination and our MGallery Fontainebleau hotel are ready to welcome you for an enriching and relaxing family holiday.

What are the must-do activities in Fontainebleau and the area around our MGallery Fontainebleau hotel?


#1 The Château of Fontainebleau
The Château de Fontainebleau, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is steeped in French history. Numerous French sovereigns, including Napoleon 1st and François 1st, have resided here. 

To visit the ballroom, the throne room, the François 1er gallery, the gardens and the jeu de paume room. 

Don't miss historical re-enactments and the art history festival, which our MGallery Fontainebleau hotel had the pleasure of humbly supporting in 2024.


#2 The Forest of Fontainebleau
Hikers, nature lovers, horse riders and climbers all love the Fontainebleau forest. It's a unique place in the Île-de-France region, with :

  • the sands of the Massif des Trois Pignons with its immense beach and sandstone boulders of all sizes, including the famous Bilboquet. 
  • Canon and Cailleau rock
  • the Apremont gorges and the brigands' cave.

Worth noting 22,000 hectares of forest, 2.6 million climbers a year and areas shaped by more than 30 million years old !


#3 Vaux le Vicomte Castle
A 17th-century heritage site that inspired the later construction of the Château de Versailles. Also built during the reign of Louis XIV, the château is located in Maincy, just half an hour from Fontainebleau.

The château was built by the greatest artists of the time: the gardener André Le Nôtre, the architect Louis Le Vau and the painter and decorator Charles Le Brun.

 A not-to-be-missed historic stopover during your family holiday at the MGallery Fontainebleau

And to reward the whole family, consider making a gourmet diversions next door to the MGallery Fontainebleau hotel to the Amorino Fontainebleau tea room and artisanal ice cream parlour !