Although Fontainebleau is located in the metropolitan area of Paris, car hire in Fontainebleau makes a trip into Paris easy. Hiring a car in Fontainebleau will make the 7km journey into Paris take just under an hour. The main attraction of a holiday in Fontainebleau is certainly the castle, but there is also Fontainebleau forest in the vicinity as well. The forest is a weekend getaway for countless Parisians, and is popular for tourists more broadly too, with – 11 million visitors to the forest per year. This former royal hunting park is also popular for climbers and bolderers, and conserves many species of flora and fauna.