Rosso Fiorentino, fresco
Admire the Royal Elephant scene in the Francis I gallery. The elephant is designed to represent wisdom and royalty, whilst the stork at its feet represents filial devotion, thereby celebrating Francis I’s wisdom and virtue.
Created by André Le Nôtre and Louis Le Vau
The Grand Parterre is the largest formal garden in Europe. It was Louis XIV’s greatest architectural achievement at Fontainebleau.
The Empress Eugenie’s collection
The Chinese Museum and rooms built to Eugenie’s specifications in 1863 housed her collection of Far-Eastern treasures.
Last October, the château de Fontainebleau welcomed for the first time the shooting of a video clip. For three days, the castle served as settings for the video "Born To Die" from the American singer Lana Del Rey. Released December 15, 2011, the video clip shows the castle and its beautiful scenery.