Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Palace and Park of Fontainebleau

This beautiful palace was the residence of Napoleon Bonaparte, among others French monarchs 

Palace of Fontainebleau
This postcard arrived from Germany sent by Gabi

The Palace of Fontainebleau or Château de Fontainebleau is located 55 kilometres (34 miles) southeast of the centre of Paris, and is one of the largest French royal châteaux. The medieval castle and later château was the residence of French monarchs from Louis VII through Napoleon IIINapoleon I abdicated his throne there before being exiled to Elba. Today, it is a national museum and a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is located in the commune of Fontainebleau. - in: wikipedia

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