One Last Hurrah at Chateau de Fontainebleau

I hope you’ve enjoyed my posts of the gorgeous Chateau de Fontainebleau. We started the series with a picnic at the edge of the carp pond looking across at the gorgeous Chateau and, most recently, saw the Gallery of Diana and the Stairway of the King. In between we wandered the outside of the Chateau before heading inside to be taken with the gorgeous rooms and decor.

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Napoleon at Chateau de Fontainebleau

It’s not uncommon for historic palaces to have the stamps of multiple reigning monarchs in both their design and architecture. Napoleon I (aka Napoleon Bonaparte for those who, like me, struggle to keep track) was just one of many in the history of Chateau de Fontainebleau to have made his lasting mark.

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Apartment of the Pope and of the Queen Mothers

As we’ve seen, Château de Fontainebleau is filled with room after room of jaw dropping beauty. Just when I regained my composure and thought I’d seen the best on display, I’d walk through another doorway and start the whole gobsmacked process again.

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