Outdoor leisure activities: golf, walks and hikes in Forest of Fonteainbleau
Golf enthusiasts will be delighted to find that the Hotel Victoria is ideally located near Fontainebleau Golf Club, which is just a 10-minute drive from the hotel. The 18-hole Course is dotted with rocks, heather, broom shrubs and bunkers and is reputed to be one of the most beautiful in France.
Adventurers will relish the 25,000-hectare Fontainebleau Forest with its countless pastoral cycle trails and its forest walks and hikes.
Tourism and activities in Fontainebleau
Soak up the history of France and step back in time to the eras of Napoleon I and Napoleon III by taking a stroll through the heart of the city.
Culture: Château de Fontainebleau, Barbizon and Moret-sur-Loing
Castle-lovers should not miss out on the opportunity of visiting the Château de Fontainebleau. This birthplace of the French Renaissance has housed 34 monarchs since the Middle Ages. Visit this lavish building with its 800-year-old history, as well as the Diane garden, the landscaped garden and the Grand Parterre garden.
Art buffs will be in for a treat at the Château de Fontainebleau and its parks, which have been home to the Art History Festival since 2010. The ideal way to spend a weekend in the Greater Paris region.
Set off in discovery of the city of the impressionists! The Hotel Victoria beckons you to discover Barbizon, the "painters' village" since 1850.
Fall for the charm of Moret-sur-Loing and its dungeon, called "The Royal House". This mediaeval city has played host to a number of kings, including Saint Louis, Philip the Fair and Henry IV, to name but a few.
The equestrian capital: Grand Parquet, Hippodrome de la Solle.
Fontainebleau, a world-renowned equestrian city, boasts a number of prestigious assets, such as the Grand Parquet, a venue for dressage events and horse-riding competitions, as well as the Hippodrome de la Solle, one of the oldest race-courses in France.