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  Fontainebleau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fontainebleau is a sous-préfecture of the Seine-et-Marne département, being the seat of the Arrondissement of Fontainebleau.
Fontainebleau is renowned for its large and scenic Forest of Fontainebleau, a favorite weekend getaway for Parisians, as well as for the historical Château de Fontainebleau of the kings of France, which attracts crowds of tourists.
Fontainebleau – Avon station, the closest station to the town center of Fontainebleau, is located at the border between the commune of Fontainebleau and the commune of Avon, on the Avon side of the border.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fontainebleau   (430 words)

  
 Château de Fontainebleau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Royal Château of Fontainebleau (in the Seine-et-Marne département) is the largest of the French royal châteaux and a pet project of Francis I of France.
The Fontainebleau style combined allegorical paintings in moulded plasterwork where the framing was treated as if it were leather or paper, slashed and rolled into scrolls and combined with arabesques and grotesques.
Fontainebleau was a favourite residence of Philip Augustus and Louis IX.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chateau_Fontainebleau   (783 words)

  
 FONTAINEBLEAU - LoveToKnow Article on FONTAINEBLEAU
Fontainebleau, a town of clean, wide and well-built streets, stands in the midst of the forest of Fontainebleau, nearly 2 m.
Fontainebleau is the seat of a subprefect and has a tribunal of first instance and a communal college.
The school of practical artillery and engineering was transferred to Fontainebleau from Metz by a decree of 1871, and now occupies the part of the palace surrounding the cour des offices.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /F/FO/FONTAINEBLEAU.htm   (791 words)

  
 Fontainebleau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The château's origins are lost in the distant past: Fontainebleau, situated on the edge of a great forest, was probably an early location for a fortified residence.
On the eve of the Wars of Religion, Fontainebleau was already a vast and unusual assemblage of surprises and luxury, celebrated throughout Europe.
This was the final important addition: with the fall of Napoleon III, the era of royal courts and ceremonial decoration ended, and the age of the Museum began.
www.louis-xiv.de /louisold/Castles/Fontainebleau.html   (752 words)

  
 Europe Campus - Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau is a picturesque French town, steeped in history.
Fontainebleau is surrounded by huge forests used in former times as the hunting grounds of the French kings and renowned as the home of Napoleon.
Fontainebleau is easily reached by train or car from Paris, but most MBA participants are encouraged to live in Fontainebleau itself or in surrounding villages within easy commuting distance of the campus, which is about 10 minutes walk from the centre of the town.
www.insead.edu /campuses/europe_campus/fontainebleau.htm   (169 words)

  
 Thank you for visiting the Fontainebleau Improvement Association
Historically, Fontainebleau is one of New Orleans’ newer neighborhoods, with its roots stretching only to the turn of the 20th century.
The Fontainebleau neighborhood is located midway between two of the city's major medical centers and is an easy drive to many other hospitals and clinics.
Fontainebleau residents can join the trail where Carrollton intersects the levee, which is a short 1.4 mile bike ride away.
members.cox.net /fontainebleau/Neighborhood.htm   (2077 words)

  
 Fontainebleau Name To Expand To Vegas: From The Tampa Tribune   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The Fontainebleau, South Florida's largest hotel, opened in 1954 with its Morris Lapidus-conceived curves that accented the resort's shoreline as surely as a sheer dress clinging to a fashion model.
Fontainebleau is a small town in northern France, a 40- minute drive from Paris.
His assignment with Fontainebleau Resorts is to build a chain with its second location in Las Vegas and more destinations in other countries, which the company would not identify.
www.tampatrib.com /businessnews/MGBVUK7PE9E.html   (751 words)

  
 Fontainebleau - The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition - HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
It is a favorite spring and autumn resort and was long a royal residence, chiefly because of the excellent hunting in the vast Forest of Fontainebleau.
Louis IV resided in Fontainebleau, and Philip IV and Louis XIII were born there.
Francesco Primaticcio and Sebastiano Serlio, the principal artists of the palace, came to be known, along with their fellow artisans, as the first school of Fontainebleau.
www.highbeam.com /doc/1E1:Fontainebl/Fontainebleau.html?refid=ip_hf   (166 words)

  
 Fontaineblaeu
Located in the heart of seventeen thousand hectare forest, the palace of Fontainebleau was once one of the privileged residences of the sovereigns who ruled France.
The Second Fontainebleau School dates from this period with the arrival of the Flemish artists.
Today the museum dedicated to Napoleon in the house brings his epic career to life thought small objects that were part of the daily life that he shared with his brothers and sisters, the monarchs of half of Europe.
www.castles.org /castles/Europe/Western_Europe/France/france20.htm   (769 words)

  
 Fontainebleau Hilton Resort Spa and Towers
The Fontainebleau Hilton is perfect for the tourist that likes all his entertainment needs met in one place.
Adding to the Fontainebleaus' opulence is the new 7,000-square-foot Octopus Pool designed to bring splashes of fun-filled adventure to families and children.
Fontainebleau has so much to offer that we were unable to partake of during our short stay.
www.fontainebleauhiltonresort.com /reviews.htm   (1550 words)

  
 RealEstateJournal | Fontainebleau Resorts Announces Vegas Plans
Fontainebleau Resorts owns the site and is closely allied with Turnberry Associates, a Florida-based real-estate concern with extensive condominium projects in Florida and Las Vegas.
The Fontainebleau brand hopes to be "identified by its crisp aesthetics and an overall 'cool factor' that will resonate with traveling consumers," Mr.
The company's planned resorts are "definitely for grown-ups," he said, noting that Fontainebleau hopes to attract guests who are in their mid-30s to mid-60s.
www.realestatejournal.com /propertyreport/hotel/20050516-sanders.html   (569 words)

  
 BBC - Holiday - Destinations - Fontainebleau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Loved by French kings for its closeness to great hunting opportunities, Fontainebleau is renowned for its historical Château de Fontainebleau of the kings of France, which attracts crowds of tourists.
Fontainebleau Château was inhabited by all sovereigns since the Middle Ages: kings, queens, emperors and empresses cherished this place, and all left traces of their reign.
The great Parisian bourgeoisie came to Fontainebleau for country stays in the forest and on the shores of the Seine and the Loing rivers.
www.bbc.co.uk /holiday/destinations/fontainebleau_ssb/index.shtml   (537 words)

  
 Fontainebleau | Special Topics Page | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The first to arrive at Fontainebleau, in 1530, was Rosso Fiorentino (1494–1540).
Among the most important printmakers associated with Fontainebleau are the Bolognese painter Antonio Fantuzzi, an assistant to Primaticcio; the French painter Jean Mignon, who also assisted with the decoration; and the professional engraver Leon Davent, who soon switched to etching.
Following the death of Francis I in 1547, royal patronage at Fontainebleau subsided until the ascension of Henry IV (r.
www.metmuseum.org /toah/hd/font/hd_font.htm   (722 words)

  
 FONTAINEBLEAU - Online Information article about FONTAINEBLEAU   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Fontainebleau, a town of clean, wide and well-built streets, stands in the midst of the See also:
Fontainebleau is the seat of a subprefect and has a tribunal of first instance and a communal See also:
Forest of Fontainebleau.—The forest of Fontainebleau is one of the most beautiful wooded tracts in France, and for generations it has been the chosen haunt of See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /FLA_FRA/FONTAINEBLEAU.html   (1241 words)

  
 Fontainebleau, school of on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
FONTAINEBLEAU, SCHOOL OF [Fontainebleau, school of] group of 16th-century artists who decorated the royal palace at Fontainebleau.
The art of Fontainebleau, today represented chiefly by the Gallery of Francis I, was an offshoot of the mannerist style developed in Italy.
Archive Photos 01-01-1950 Venus at her ToiletVenus is one of the favorite mythological subjects in Renaissance art, with the generally uncredited Mannerist painters of the School of Fontainebleau frequently using models to achieve the careful figuration of her flesh and form.artistic.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/F/FontaineS1c.asp   (446 words)

  
 Fontainebleau - History of the castle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The Galerie François I, which leads from the royal apartments to the chapel of the Convent of the Holy Trinity, is most original with its décor of frescoes, stucco and carved wood in praise of François I. The Ballroom was completed at the time of the last Valois kings, under Primaticcio’s direction.
Under the Sun King Fontainebleau continued to be the royal family home, and the Grand Dauphin was born there in 1661.
The king’s nieces were married from Fontainebleau, and the Edict of Nantes was revoked there in 1685.
www.tourisme77.com /uk/decouvrir/chateau-fontainebleau.asp   (330 words)

  
 Fontainebleau 3 Miami beach, New Development, Condo Hotel Miami
Now, nearly 50 years later, discerning home buyers are flocking to the adjacent Fontainebleau II condominium-hotel for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to purchase a piece of this historic landmark.
Fontainebleau II, the new ultra-exclusive, $230 million condominium-hotel being developed by the Fontainebleau Hilton and Aventura-based Turnberry Associates, has eclipsed $185 million in sales and is more than 80 percent sold out.
Fontainebleau Vice President of Development Melanie Muss and Turnberry Associates Principal Jeffrey Soffer, the daughter of Stephen Muss and son of Don Soffer, respectively.
www.miamiinvest.com /fontainebleaupress.htm   (726 words)

  
 ICEEP - FONTAINEBLEAU
The weather in Fontainebleau in late August should be warm and usually dry.
Fontainebleau www.fontainebleau.fr is located in the middle of a national park where walking, riding and climbing are often undertaken.
Fontainebleau and the surrounding areas are well known for equestrian sports activities.
www.centaure-metrix.com /iceep/fontainbeleau.html   (184 words)

  
 Fontainebleau Golf Club - Miami, FL
Fontainebleau Golf Club, which first opened its East course in 1970 and the West course in 1976, was designed by renowned architect Mark Mahannah.
Fontainebleau has been home to many tournaments, both professional and amateur and annually hosts the Fontainebleau Open Championship.
Fontainebleau GC is conveniently located just minutes from Miami International Airport just South of the 836 expressway.
yp.bellsouth.com /sites/fontainebleaugolfclub   (146 words)

  
 Fontainebleau Miami Beach
The incredible reputation of Miami Beach's Fontainebleau properties has created the opportunity for Fontainebleau III Ocean Club, a condominium-hotel adjacent to the wildly popular Fontainebleau II and the world-famous Fontainebleau Hilton.
Fontainebleau III will feature distinctive condo-hotel tower residences with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and Miami.
Like Fontainebleau II, the fully and elegantly furnished and accessorized III suites combine the privacy and exclusivity of an elegant condominium residence with the numerous world-class conveniences and amenities of the famed Fontainebleau resort.
www.kevintomlinson.com /_fontainebleau3.asp   (810 words)

  
 O-France Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau is the most famous forest area around Paris.
It is nice to run on the clear forest of Fontainebleau.
The all Fontainebleau forest (one of biggest in France 280 square km) is covered by orienteering maps.
www.ofrance.free.fr /fontainebleau.htm   (187 words)

  
 Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Fontainebleau II
The wildly successful Fontainebleau II Miami Beach is a Hilton-operated condominium-hotel that combines the privacy and exclusivity of an elegant condominium community with the numerous conveniences and amenities of one of Miami Beach's most famed resorts.
Pack for the time you expect to be here…a weekend, a week, a month, or, unlike most condo-hotels, you can choose the Fontainebleau II as your permanent residence.
Your impeccably crafted, tastefully furnished, thoughtfully equipped Fontainebleau II residence is ready for your full-time or part-time use.
www.kevintomlinson.com /_fontainebleau2.asp   (729 words)

  
 MASTERS of the Fontainebleau School
Fontainebleau is a royal palace of Francis I. It was begun in 1528 and added to for the next 200 years.
The Galerie François I (1533-40) introduces the so-called "Fontainebleau style" of interior decoration, a combination of sculpture, metalwork, painting, stucco and woodwork.
A decorative revival under Henry IV, known as the second School of Fontainebleau, was less important.
www.wga.hu /html/m/master/fontaine   (105 words)

  
 Fontainebleau : Introduction | Frommers.com
Napoleon referred to the Palais de Fontainebleau, which he embellished with his distinctive monogram and decorative style, as "the house of the centuries." Many pivotal and decisive events have occurred inside, perhaps none more memorable than when Napoleon stood on the horseshoe-shaped exterior stairway and bade farewell to his shattered army before departing for Elba.
After the glories of Versailles, a visit to Fontainebleau can be a bit of a letdown, especially if you visit on the day after you saw Versailles.
Fontainebleau, although a grand château, actually looks like a place a king could live, whereas Versailles is more of a production.
www.frommers.com /destinations/fontainebleau/0797010001.html   (229 words)

  
 All you want to know about the Fontainebleau forest and castle near Paris by Paris Digest, the Paris Internet city ...
The Fontainebleau forest is as well a favourite destination for everyone wanting to escape the hustle of Paris for a day.
Above on the picture, the Renaissance Fontainebleau castle, one of the French emperor Napoléon's favorite castles.
Left on the picture, views on the Fontainebleau forest from the park of the Fontainebleau castle.
www.parisdigest.com /takingarest/fontainebleau.htm   (224 words)

  
 Fontainebleau III Tower to Rise at Miami Beach Landmark Resort   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
According to Bruce Weiner, president of Turnberry Associates Residential Division, sales for Fontainebleau III are scheduled to be launched in March and groundbreaking is slated to take place early next year.
The unique tower residences concept is similar to Fontainebleau II, combining the privacy and exclusivity of an elegant condominium residence with the numerous conveniences and amenities of the famed resort.
Designed by famed architect Morris Lapidus, the Fontainebleau's Chateau Tower was a cutting-edge architectural design when introduced in the 1950s and has become a world-renowned icon.
www.condohotelcenter.com /industry-news/in55.htm   (639 words)

  
 Fontainebleau Hilton & Fontainebleau Towers Location, Miami Beach, Florida
With over 60% of their business coming from corporate and convention business in the hotel, they are not dependent on the city's convention center to bring in their business.
The Fontainebleau II will be built adjacent to the Fontainebleau Hilton on its south side.
The Fontainebleau III will also be adjacent to and on the south side of the Hilton, however, unlike the Fontainebleau II, it will actually be built right on the sand and will have no oceanfront view obstructions.
www.condohotelcenter.com /ask-expert/fontlocation.html   (362 words)

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