, located 55 km from the centre of Paris, is
one of the largest French royal châteaux. The palace as it is today is
the work of many French monarchs, building on an early 16th century
structure of Francis I. The building is arranged around a series of
courtyards. The commune of Fontainebleau has grown up around the
remainder of the Forest of Fontainebleau, a former royal hunting park...