The forest of Fontainebleau

Famous all over the world, the forest of Fontainebleau has inspired many artists, attracted by its rocky chaos to the evocative forms, its lights and its varied moods.

First natural site in the world to enjoy a measure of protection with the reservations of the Barbizon painters, the forest of Fontainebleau is also a precious reservoir of biodiversity. the forest of Fontainebleau is home to a great diversity of backgrounds and more than 1,200 plant and animal species.

Very busy, the forest of Fontainebleau offers a network of trails popular with walkers, cyclists and horse riders. It is also a site recognized for climbing blocks, the climbing.

The forest of Fontainebleau also produces beautiful Oaks appreciated for the quality of their wood.

As all the forests, this renowned forest of Fontainebleau is managed by the national Office of forests: reception of the public, environmental and landscape protection, forest management and exploitation of wood... issues related to the forest of Fontainebleau are multiple! Foresters are counting on you to help them take care of it.Current is derived from the consolidation of the forest of Fontainebleau (to the East) and three sprockets (to the West), the forest of the Dame Jouanne (to the South).
The massif of the Dame Jouanne offers varied landscapes of high quality. Rocks of strange shapes sandstone, with birch, oak, pine emerge on a sandy soil of shade, wide beaches of fine sand are the ingredients of the Dame Jouanne forest site frequented by walkers and climbers. We meet also many traces left in the 105 caves and rock shelters of Larchant Gulf in the form of rock engravings. Seeing the elephant, the rock of justice, the shelter of the cross of the small man, the fountain St Mathurin, etc...
For more info:http://www.onf.fr/enforet/fontainebleau

The climbing

The forest of Fontainebleau and its characteristic sandstone blocks is a place internationally known to be one of the most beautiful site of climbing, climbing blocks. This discipline, the climbing is practiced on the rocks from a low height, in general, not requiring rope for insurance.  Families or experienced climbers can choose channels adapted to their level of difficulty

Sectors of climbing, climbing, fall in the forest of Fontainebleau. Among the best known: Cuvier, the Gorges of Subhash, the gorges of Apremont, Dame Jouanne, Elephant, the massif of the three Gables...

Make the climbing requires little equipment, but there are a few essential accessories: slippers climbing, commonly known as carpet Crash Pad. It is a mat of thick foam designed for climbing, intended to cushion the eventual downfall of the climbers.

For more info:http://www.grimporama.com/francais/bleau/bl_circ.htm

Hiking: The round of the Gulf of Larchant and Dame Jouanne

In the forest of Fontainebleau, the paths are rare, we call them roads, trails, can be great hiking, especially if they are marked with blue, green or red.
Trail No. 19 is marked allows the tour de Larchant Gulf in the forest of the Dame Jouanne. It will traverse is preferably in one day to allow cases extended to the magnificent views that punctuate his trace in the forest of the Dame Jouanne.
Hiking with the GR13 across the Seine and Marne for  Fontainebleau to Loiret in Saint-Maurice-sur-Aveyron via Fontainebleau, Recloses, Villiers-sous-Grez, Larchant and Dame Jouanne forest, Nemours , Souppes-sur-Loing and Ferrières-en-Gâtinais
.GR 13 passes near your Gite Fontainebleau Larchant.

For more info: http://www.larchant.com/nature/ http://bigvinz.over-blog.com/article-foret-de-larchant-la-commanderie-48494353.html

Mountain bike trails

To facilitate the well-being of all walkers, the Office National des Forêts (ONF) has set up a Charter of the activities in the forest of Fontainebleau. If you want to discover the forest of Fontainebleau in mountain biking, 1100 km of forest tracks, with many routes already plotted with wide aisles of 2.50 m are accessible to you.
A Larchant in the forest of the Dame Jouanne, rando VTT the winter circuit is renowned among amateurs.
A more light version of the winter, the LYRICANTOISE takes place every year in may

For more info:http://www.larchantanimation.fr/evenements/l-hivernale

Horseback riding

Jumpers or confirmed amateurs, savour the joys of a horseback riding in nature in the forest of Fontainebleau.
The exceptional and diverse framework that offers the scenery of the forest of fontainebleau and the Dame Jouanne, allow you to live a true moment of escape and emotion.
Equestrian clubs often are the massifs of the forest of Fontainebleau. They offer outings at the time, to the day, on a weekend or several days, often with an attendant graduate...
On the edge of the massif of les Trois Pignons, the forest of the Dame jouanne and throat to the Archers, the centre of equestrian hobbies from the throat to the Archers / 30, rue Château 77760 ACHÈRES-LA-Forêt invites you to discover the Fontainebleau forest on horseback. You will have the pleasure of riding their beards-Arabian horses, Appaloosas, Spaniards, trotters or Demi-Traits selected for their calmness and their kindness.  Open year-round for trips from two hours to a day.

Pour plus d'infos : http://www.horse-dreams.com/                                                                                                                                                                                        

Fontainebleau: Capital of the horse and riding

Fontainebleau, equestrian city with his mounted brigade and city godmother of the Garde républicaine, Fontainebleau is deeply committed to its secular tradition.It has unique and prestigious as horse strengths:

The Grand Parquet: is a space reserved for the dressage and Equestrian competitions. It hosts every year, major national and international events.
The Solle Racecourse: in its greenery, it is one of the oldest in France. 20 meeting of races are held every year.
The sport of riding military (CSEM) centre: installed in the former stables of the Castle, he formed the riders and the military horses for training and competition.

For more info: http://www.grandparquet.com/

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