Fontainebleau and Vaux Le Vicomte full day private tour

Private & Custom Tours in France

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Private tour  to Fontainebleau and Vaux le vicomte with a licensed driver guide. Get picked up at your hotel, drive to those castles in a premium van, skip the line,  be dropped off somewhere in Paris after your visit.
On the way to the château of Fontainebleau, which has been from Louis VI to Napoleon III for 8OO years one of the most appreciated residences of the French kings and emperors, your guide will give you an introduction to the history of the palace. Guided visit of the château with it’s glorious Renaissance décor, it’s richly adorned wood paneling, gilded carvings, frescoes , tapestries and paintings . Discovery of the Trinity Chapel, the François 1er Gallery, the Ballroom and the Royal Apartments. After a stroll at the gardens  drive to the  village Barbizon for a lunch stop. Once lunch finished drive to the idyllic castle of  Vaux le Vicomte, the one that inspired Louis XIV to build Versailles, where the key architect Andre Lenotre design one his masterpieces; the  french "style gardens". After a guided tour at the palace and gardens drive back to Paris.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Viator brokerage fee
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch


  • Ideal choice for families
  • Skip the line
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Led by an art historian