Wonderfully diverse landscapes straddling the forest and river
Exploration of the Fontainebleau Forest and the banks of the Seine River.
From Massoury to Fontainebleau, your itinerary, dotted with lovely residences, will lead you to the famous Tour Denecourt tower, which affords an exceptional panoramic view of the immense forest.
max. 126 m
min. 40 m
Styles : BaladeIn town
Public : Occasional hikers
From the car park of the Fontaine-le-Port railway station (on the side of the line from Paris), climb Route de Massoury. In the turn of the road, before the wash house, turn left onto Rue des Grillons, left again onto Rue Curie (D135) and then before entering Massoury left again onto Rue des Plantes. Keep going left via Rue du Champ-fleuri. After the last house, in the wood, climb down the left-hand path. Turn right onto the path overlooking the railway tracks. Go down the road on the left, pass under the bridge, follow the D39 secondary road on the right for 50 metres, then head left to follow the Seine River until the dam.
Pass over the Seine via the footbridge, then continue right.
At the bridge, climb up the avenue on the left. Turn left onto Allée de Barbeau, pass by Allée de la Source on the right, then turn right twice to follow the path leading between the transformer and the property. Cross the park. After the town hall, leave the park by bearing left. Follow the avenue on the right, pass under the bridge on the left, cross the square on the right and continue along Rue de la Paix. Turn left onto Rue Pasteur, turn right onto the avenue, then right again onto Chemin des Coureurs. Cross the D138 secondary road to arrive at the intersection of Route de la Perlure and Route des Ventes-Bouchard.
Turn left and continue on until the Carrefour de la Plaine Saint-Louis crossroads, then take the second right followed by Route du Cerf where you turn left. At the second crossroads, turn right onto Route de l’Hexagone, continue on until Route de la Biche and turn right.
At the crossroads, turn left then right and cross the chaos of rocks. Turn left onto Route du Rocher Cassepot, cross the D116 and at the crossroads turn right to immediately afterwards follow the path on the left. Cross a tarred path to then climb up to the Tour Denecourt tower.
Walk down the left-hand road for 25 metres, then follow a path on the left, cross a wide path, and head right at the next path to reach the Carrefour Katrin Mansfield crossroads. Follow the second path on the right, then at the Carrefour du Bois de la Madeleine crossroads take the third left. At the railway, continue right, cross the Avenue Franklin Roosevelt and climb up the stairs to the Fontainebleau-Avon railway station.
All year round.
Seine et Marne Attractivité - 20/04/2020
Safety instructions and good practices: - Respect the French highway code at all times and in all locations and remain courteous and polite with those you meet along the way. - Remain vigilant during the entirety of your outing. Don’t stray from the paths and trails, respect private properties, and carefully cross all streets and roads. Carefully follow the instructions and directions provided for each itinerary. - Respect the area’s flora and fauna, and leave no waste or trash behind. - Prior to departure, make sure that your smartphone or tablet is sufficiently charged. - When preparing your walk or hike, consider the level of difficulty for your chosen loop (especially if you’re bringing along children). - Prior to setting out, consult the weather forecast and remember to wear comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots, rainwear, a cap, sunscreen and sunglasses (depending on the season), a first-aid kit, a snack and water to drink during your outing. Also consider bringing along binoculars and a camera. - If you happen to notice any anomaly while following an itinerary, please don’t hesitate to write us! We value all such observations and remarks.