The family home of the kings of France A discovery of this royal house Campaign “which preserves the memory of Napoleon the 1st. The castle of Fontainebleau was one of the favorite residence of kings and rulers, from Francois 1st to Napoleon III. Its wonderful decoration and furniture reflect the passage of those who lived over the centuries. The apartments occupied by Napoleon 1st and those of Pope Pius VII have been recently restored. The village of Barbizon, on the edge of the Fontainebleau forest is known by painters such Jean-Francois Millet and his friends. It is currently a residential and privileged place.
Invite yourself in Claude Monet’s home and discover his place of work and inspiration. Alone you visit the house of Claude Monet and his former studio, the gardens: the Garden of Flowers with beautiful colors in front of the house, and more far, the water garden with its famous Japanese bridge. This was the main source of inspiration for the painter at the end of his life. Then you will have free time for some shopping or a walk to the Museum of American Art.
A special day to visit “The Wonder of the West, ranked by UNESCO in the “World Heritage of Humanity”. On a rocky islet, isolated in the greater European Bay, the Mont Saint-Michel and its abbey remains one of the place of pilgrimage the more famous since the Middle Ages. You will pass through the soft and green landscapes of Normandy. At Mont Saint-Michel, you will visit the Benedictine Abbey. Then you will have free time to walk in the village.