- The Palace of Fontainebleau is one of the largest royal châteaux in France, reports Very Frenchy.
- It has been used as a royal residence for nearly 700 years, making it the only royal palace in France to be in continuous use that long, Le Francofil reports.
- While the exact construction date is unknown, Very Frenchy reports that the palace can be traced back to at least 1137.
- For centuries, the palace was a popular hunting lodge for French kings, but it wasn’t until the 16th century that Francis I transformed the hunting lodge into read more >>>
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