After guests have been picked up from the specified departure location in Paris, we will drive to Melun to visit the famous chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte. Then, we will continue to Fontainebleau to visit another famous palace, the Chateau de Fontainebleau. Around 6:15pm, we will arrive back in Paris. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
The history of this small French city dates back to the time of Julius Caesar. Now, it is the home of Vaux-le-Vicomte, a beautiful 17th century chateau.
This marvelous chateau to the southeast of Paris is often considered a precursor to the Palace of Versailles. It was built between 1658 and 1661 for Nicolas Fouquet.
is a commune in the metropolitan area of Paris, France. It is located 55.5 kilometres (34.5 mi) south-southeast of the centre of Paris. Fontainebleau is a sub-prefecture of the Seine-et-Marne department, and it is the seat of the arrondissement of Fontainebleau.
located 55 kilometres (34 miles) southeast of the centre of Paris, and is one of the largest French royal and imperial chateau. The medieval castle and later chateau was the residence of French monarchs from Louis VII through Napoleon III. Napoleon I abdicated his throne there before being exiled to Elba. Today it is a national museum and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.
Inclusions & Exclusions
Transportation in a luxury air-conditioned coach
Visit of Vaux le Vicomte Castle with an experienced guide and visit of the French garden
Guided visit of Castle of Fontainebleau
Food and Beverages
firstname.lastname@example.org -- ( 33) 1-4455-6000 -- Please check-in 30 minutes prior to departure with a printed copy of your electronic voucher in hand. Tour departs from our office near the Louvre Museum located at 2 rue des Pyramides, Paris 75001