Already registered ? Log in
4 bis Place de la République
77300 FONTAINEBLEAU
01 60 74 99 99
https://www.fontainebleau-tourisme.com/fr/
info@fontainebleau-tourisme.com
Route Fontainebleau-Barbizon, by bike

Route Fontainebleau-Barbizon, by bike

The " FB " is a marked and arranged trail that connects Barbizon to Fontainebleau by bike or on foot. Ideal for lovers of nature and paintings...

The starting point is located at the tourism office or at La Faisanderie ( at the end of the route de l'Ermitage). The marking starts at the Faisanderie, at the carrefour du coq ( crossroad), turn right along the ONF perimeter wall, and follow the letters " FB " in white.

Duration : 1h20 by bike from the tourist office
Trail mark : " FB "
Distance : 20.70 km (there and back)

21 km
1 h 20 mn
max. 151 m
min. 79 m
460 m
-459 m

Altimetric profile

Styles : BaladeForest
Public : FamilyCyclists
Theme : Nature walk

Starting point

11 4 place de la République
77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.40831Lng : 2.679032
89 d
image utilisateur
/ 39 d / 0 m

Barbizon school museum: the Ganne Inn

It is difficult to know precisely when the inn was built. Before...Read more

Lat : 48.446219Lng : 2.602639
0 m
image du poi
1

Departure from the tourist office

If you leave from the Fontainebleau tourist office, take the rue de la paroisse at the traffic lights and turn right into rue Grande.

9 Rue de la Paroisse 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.40551Lng : 2.700802
n/a m
image utilisateur
/ 9 d / 0 m

Millet Studio Museum

The house of the painter, the star of the Barbizon school. In his...Read more

Lat : 48.444332Lng : 2.608114
image du poi
2

Information

Continue straight on rue Denecourt

39 Rue Grande 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.404979Lng : 2.701135
n/a m
image du poi
3

Information

At the traffic circle, take the last exit on the right into rue Royale towards the north

3 Rue Dénecourt 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.402625Lng : 2.696961
n/a m
image du poi
4

Information

Follow the boulevard Maginot

37 Rue Royale 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.40422Lng : 2.69096
n/a m
image du poi
5

Information

Turn left on rue Paul Tavernier, at the end of the street at the intersection turn left again on rue Royal towards Insead

16 Rue Jean Henri Dunant 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.406699Lng : 2.688453
n/a m
image du poi
6

Information underpass

Before the 2nd crosswalk turn right towards Boulevard Constance. Walk along the boulevard and Insead on the sidewalk and take the underpass

36 Rue Paul Tavernier 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.405592Lng : 2.687295
n/a m
image du poi
7

ONF barrier information beginning of the marking

Cross the first ONF barrier and the "FB" marking appears on the ground as well as green markers on the trees and barriers. You go along the wall of the Faisandrie until the crossroads of the rooster

77300 Route de l'Ermitage 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.404876Lng : 2.680906
n/a m
image du poi
8

Information from departure Faisandrie

Information about the Faisandrie departure
You can also come by car to the Faisandrie in order to benefit from the free parking and leave from there, on foot or by car. You are then in front of the forest initiation center of the ONF which realizes animations for the groups and distributes documentation on the forest.

1 Route de la Faisanderie 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.404406Lng : 2.678132
n/a m
image du poi
9

Information

Then you turn to the right by the forest road Poinsinet.

Route Poinsinet 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.405489Lng : 2.676866
n/a m
image du poi
10

Information

After having gone up the Poinsinet road, you arrive at a crossroads of 8 roads and you oblique to the left after having left two roads to take the 3rd one with a barrier with central passage. This is the Duplessis Mornay road which is paved.

Route Poinsinet 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.408288Lng : 2.679055
n/a m
image du poi
11

Information

At the end you cross carefully the D409 road and opposite, with a similar barrier, begins the road to the castle which is paved and forbidden to cars.

Route du Plessis Mornay 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.410321Lng : 2.673658
n/a m
image du poi
12

Information

You enter a forest planted under Napoleon I. After a climb you are on a limestone plateau where the road winds through younger trees, either from seedlings or from 20 or 30 year old plantations. Pass several intersections to arrive at the crossroads of Cépées.

Route du Château 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.410738Lng : 2.672693
n/a m
image du poi
13

Information be careful D301

It is necessary to cross with caution the Route Ronde or D 301, in direction of the Gorges d'Apremont.

Route du Château 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.421497Lng : 2.653059
n/a m
image du poi
14

Information Gorge aux Néfliers. Be careful with cars

You then take the road of the Gorge aux Néfliers. Be careful, cars are allowed in both directions on this road. Keep your right.

Route du Château 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.421707Lng : 2.652533
n/a m
image du poi
15

Information

The road goes down towards the crossroads of the Gorge aux Néfliers then goes up between two embankments. You drive under a 200 years old oak forest then the landscape suddenly lights up on a rocky moor, on the right: it is the beginning of the Apremont gorges where the rocks dominate on more than 500ha.

Route du Château 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.422131Lng : 2.651975
n/a m
image du poi
16

Information Apremont panorama

Information panorama of Apremont
On foot, you can walk to a large viewpoint. Continuing the circuit, the road descends in curves, embedded between large embankments and rocks. Beware of the cars that come up and are seen at the last moment.

722 Route de Sully aux Néfliers 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.429544Lng : 2.63872
n/a m
image du poi
17

Information: landscapes that inspired the painters of Barbizon

When the slope becomes gentler, very old oak trees are visible here and there. These are the remains of the trees that served many times as models for the painters of Barbizon. You are on the Sully road.

Route de Sully aux Néfliers 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.432853Lng : 2.627803
n/a m
image du poi
18

Information carrefour du Bas Bréau

Then the road turns rather abruptly to the right to reach a vast crossroads with a refreshment bar: it is the crossroads of Bas Bréau. There a sign indicates "Barbizon 1km".

Route Marie-Thérèse 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.440878Lng : 2.624354
n/a m
image du poi
19

Information Allée des vaches

Straight ahead on the "Allée aux vaches" The tarred road is called "Allée des vaches" because in the past cattle were allowed to graze in the forest on condition that they had only one communal shepherd and that they followed a single access road.
More than 10,000 cattle and 6,000 pigs were allowed in the forest during the reign of Louis XIV, but by the time the painters arrived, only 1,000 were left.

Allée des Vaches 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.441074Lng : 2.623694
n/a m
image du poi
20

Information on entering the village of Barbizon

You enter Barbizon by the rue Grande, it is a one way street after the town hall

2 Grande Rue 77630 Barbizon
Lat : 48.442946Lng : 2.612064
n/a m
image du poi
21

Information

You will turn left on rue de la Belle Marie

13 Grande Rue 77630 Barbizon
Lat : 48.443689Lng : 2.609993
n/a m
image du poi
22

Information Tourism office

Turn right on rue Jean François Millet and then on rue Théodore Rousseau to arrive to Barbizon tourist office at the end of the street and the Barbizon painters' museum.

7a Rue de la Belle Marie 77630 Barbizon
Lat : 48.442611Lng : 2.608432
n/a m
image du poi
23

Return information

To return, take Théodore Rousseau Street in the direction of the main street.

5237A Rue Théodore Rousseau 77630 Barbizon
Lat : 48.445049Lng : 2.603068
n/a m
image du poi
24

Information Grande rue

Turn right into the main street, go to the end and take the cow path. You can go up to see the bronze medallion in honor of Millet and Rousseau, halfway up the slope, in the rocky massif on the right. Further up, a plaque reminds us that, thanks to the painters, the first worldwide measure to protect mature trees was taken in Fontainebleau in 1861 with the creation of artistic reserves, which later became biological reserves.

71 Grande Rue 77630 Barbizon
Lat : 48.445885Lng : 2.603025
n/a m
image du poi
25

Information on the allée des vaches

At the end of the allée des vaches, turn right onto the route Marie-Thérèse.

7 Chemin du Bornage 77630 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.442526Lng : 2.614725
n/a m
image du poi
26

Information route Marie-Thérèse

In the bend, leave the asphalt and go straight ahead. You pass between two rocks, the biggest of which is called "la tête de chien". Turn around for a moment to see the stone snout... . It is still the Marie-Thérèse road which goes up gently after the barrier and which will avoid you the dangerous slope which you descended while coming. The signs "FB" are painted on the trees as well as green markers.

Route Marie-Thérèse 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.43712Lng : 2.62404
n/a m
image du poi
27

Information

After many detours, the gravel road arrives on the plateau and becomes straight along a fence on the right. At the Chêne des Marais intersection, turn left onto Rue des Monts Girard. More fences, protecting young trees, extend to the right.

64 Route des Monts Girard 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.429154Lng : 2.620368
n/a m
image du poi
28

Information

At the crossroads of Monts Girard, turn left onto the Cul de Chaudron road where you drive under a beautiful forest.

Route des Monts Girard 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.427955Lng : 2.629509
n/a m
image du poi
29

Information

At the end, you find, on the right, the arrival circuit on the plateau of Apremont.

Route de la Gorge aux Néfliers 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.430144Lng : 2.635335
n/a m
image du poi
30

Information

Continue straight ahead on the route du Bousquet du roi until the crossroads of Paris.

Route du Bouquet du Roi 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.421469Lng : 2.653198
n/a m
image du poi
31

Information underpass 2

At the carrefour de Paris, Cross the D 607 through the underpass, turn right on route Paul until the crossroads of Louis Philippe

Route du Bouquet du Roi 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.418158Lng : 2.672972
n/a m
image du poi
32

Information Louis Philippe road

Pass the crossroads, and continue on the Louis Philippe road which turns slightly to the right.
You will cross 2 roads (Route de la butte aux Aires and Adelaïde) then you will arrive at the crossroads of Mont Pierreux

Route Paul 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.416641Lng : 2.679398
n/a m
image du poi
33

Information war memorial square

After the crossroads, continue on the Louis Philippe road, pass on your left the place of the dead fighters for France to arrive at the traffic lights.

Route Louis-Philippe 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.412432Lng : 2.692171
n/a m
image du poi
34

Information city center

From here you arrive in the city center. Be careful with the traffic.
At the traffic light, cross the boulevard Maréchal Joffre, you arrive on avenue de Verdun.

77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.411311Lng : 2.694435
n/a m
image du poi
35

Information

Straight on avenue de Verdun which becomes rue de la paroisse. Continue straight on.

1 Avenue de Verdun 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.410773Lng : 2.695009
n/a m
image du poi
36

Information: tourist office

Continue straight ahead until you reach the place de la république to arrive at the tourist office.

20 Rue de la Paroisse 77300 Fontainebleau
Lat : 48.406699Lng : 2.699289
n/a m

3 informations complémentaires

Contact

Phone : 01 60 74 99 99

Website : www.fontainebleau-tourisme.com/

Open period

All year round.

Updated by

Fontainebleau Tourisme - 22/09/2021
Report a problem