FONTAINEBLEAU, VILLE IMPERIALE
Liée à jamais aux souvenirs des empereurs Napoléon 1er et Napoléon III, Fontainebleau est un maillon incontournable de l'histoire de France.
A ce titre, Fontainebleau est avec Rueil-Malmaison et Compiègne labellisée « Ville Impériale » depuis le 21 octobre 2011.
BGC What is it?
BGC are the initials of Brie Gatinais Cyclotouriste.
BGC is a French cycling club .
It is located in Fontainebleau, 40 miles from Paris. Brie and Gatinais are two areas South of Paris.
Brie is famous for its cheese and Gatinais for its honey.
Fontainebleau is a little town, on the border between these two areas.
It is famous for its forest and its chateau built between 1130 and 1600 : many kings of France stayed there, as well as Napoleon.