Is Fontainebleau in Paris?
Fontainebleau (French pronunciation: [fɔ̃tɛnblo]) is a commune in the metropolitan area of Paris, France. It is located 55.5 kilometres (34.5 mi) south-southeast of the centre of Paris. Fontainebleau is a sub-prefecture of the Seine-et-Marne department, and it is the seat of the arrondissement of Fontainebleau. The commune has the largest land area in the Île-de-France region; it is the only one to cover a larger area than Paris itself.
Trains to Fontainebleau leave Paris Gare de Lyon every 30 minutes (journey time 38 minutes). To get from Paris Gare du Nord to Paris Gare du Lyon, take the RER (express metro) Line D (journey time 7 minutes). The best connections leave Paris Gare du Nord on the hour as follows (sample 10.00 departure from Nord): Gare du Nord d. 10.00 Gare de Lyon a. 10.07 Gare de Lyon d. 10.19 Fontainebleau a. 10.57
In short: the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre museum, the Sacré-Coeur basilica and the butte Montmartre, the Notre-Dame cathedral, the Sainte-Chapelle, the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs-Elysées avenue in Paris. Close to Paris are the palaces of Versailles and Fontainebleau, the Eurodisney amusement parks. Away from Paris are the Mont-Saint-Michel, the Pont du Gard, the cave of Lascaux, the French riviera.
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