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Chateau de Fontainebleau, France

From series “The Most Mysterious Buildings (Houses, Palaces, Castles) in the World”
Year: 16th century.

Stories about the mysterious Chateau de Fontainebleau are known worldwide. This unique historic building enveloped by many amazing legends never ceases to attract romantic natures and fans of ghost stories. Built in the 16th century, the castle is considered the most populous ghost object of France; even staunch skeptics are lucky enough to see spirits here. The most recognizable ghost is Red man who can often be found in a park near the palace. Catherine de Medici was one of the first who happened to see the ghost; he predicted the tragic death of her sons. The ghost of the Red man was also seen by Henry IV; that time the former has predicted a violent death too.

Chateau de Fontainebleau, France Ladies who expect to walk through the halls of the imperial palace and beautiful gardens have to be prepared for the attention of another ghost, Marquis Monaldeschi. During his lifetime, he was able to enamour the proudest beauties, including the Swedish Queen. Marquis has never concealed his amorous exploits and once paid for it with his life. Eyewitnesses say that the ghost doesn’t mind to pay attention to the beautiful ladies even these days. The picturesque palace of Fontainebleau is inhabited by very good ghosts living there for a long time. They have always helped governors and never disturbed people without a reason. Next - St. John's Hospital

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Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Picard Surgelés' located in 2.75 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Avis Location Voiture Fontainebleau' is located in 1.03 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'BP France' in 1.21 km
Supermarket: 'Arnold Sarl' in 0.25 km
Parking: 'Parking Château' in 0.12 km
Apotheek: 'Pharmacie Brabis' in 0.18 km
Police station: 'Police Nationale' in 0.43 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Le Shaker' in 0.11 km
Railway station: 'Gare de Fontainebleau Avon' in 2.51 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Orly Airport ORY - in 43 km
 »  Toussus Le Noble Airport TNF - in 58 km
 »  Paris - Le Bourget Airport LBG - in 63 km
 »  Charles De Gaulle Airport CDG - in 67 km
 »  Pontoise Airport POX - in 84 km
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Hotel Victoria

Located in 0 km from Chateau de Fontainebleau
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Rooms: 35
The guest rooms are all decorated in a modern style with antique furniture, and one room features an original fireplace. Each has a flat-screen TV … More: photo, rates and booking
Holiday Home Charles Meunier Avon

Located in 2 km from Chateau de Fontainebleau
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Rooms: 1
For shared use: well-kept garden 300 m2. Parking in the grounds. Shop, supermarket 100 m, bus stop 200 m, railway station ''Fontainebleau'' 200 m. … More: photo, rates and booking
La Marlotte

Located in 6 km from Chateau de Fontainebleau
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Rooms: 5
The rooms at La Marlotte are decorated in a traditional style and feature both original wooden beams and antique furniture. Each one is complete with … More: photo, rates and booking
La Bonne Amie

Located in 7 km from Chateau de Fontainebleau
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Rooms: 4
The guest rooms are elegantly furnished and feature air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV with DVD player and an en suite bathroom with free toiletries, … More: photo, rates and booking

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