A forest with a subtle taste of a mountain

Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful forests there is, with its 25,000 hectares of deciduous and coniferous trees. Also the most original: rocks like in the mountains, fine sandy beaches like by the sea, steep paths along the cliffs, vast equestrian avenues like in a royal park

The Fontainebleau Forest is a true paradise for nature enthusiasts or those looking to reconnect with it. Here's a quick overview of what awaits you.

  • Hiking: The forest is crossed by numerous marked hiking trails, offering routes for all levels. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced hiker, you can explore winding paths, picturesque gorges, steep rocks, peaceful clearings, and even prehistoric caves.
  • Climbing: Fontainebleau is globally renowned for its climbing sites. Climbing enthusiasts can tackle the famous sandstone boulders scattered throughout the forest. The rock formations offer a variety of difficulty levels, attracting climbers from around the world. There are over 12,000, and new ones are discovered regularly, so why not give it a try?
  • Mountain Biking: The forest trails are also suitable for mountain biking. You can take specially designed tracks to dynamically explore the forest, traversing forest paths, hills, and technical descents.
  • Horseback Riding: For a more tranquil experience, the forest offers equestrian routes. Riding through wooded trails on horseback provides a unique and peaceful perspective of this beautiful natural environment.
  • Picnicking and Relaxation: Numerous clearings, lakes, and viewpoints offer perfect spots for an outdoor picnic. You can relax to the sound of birds and enjoy the tranquility of nature.
  • Wildlife and Flora Observation: Fontainebleau Forest is home to a diverse range of plants and animals. Nature enthusiasts can engage in birdwatching, explore the local flora, and perhaps even spot deer, wild boars, or other wildlife.
  • Photography: The varied landscapes, unique rock formations, and filtered light through the trees offer exceptional opportunities for photography enthusiasts. Whether you are interested in wildlife, flora, or landscapes, Fontainebleau Forest provides an ideal setting.