Apremont Gorge and Caverne des Brigands from Barbizon
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Stone chaos in the Apremont GorgePhoto: Thesupermat, CC BY-SA, Wikimedia Commons
From Barbizon, you start to walk through the forest along the Denecourt path (no. 6) and climb the first rock piles. You then pass the Rocher de l'Elephant before coming across the Grotte des Barbizonni. At km 2.2, you will not miss the superb view of the Apremont Gorges. Turn left at km 3.5 following the path 6-6 for about 500 m.
The second part of the trail is called the "Grotte de Barbizonni". <The second part of the route takes you to famous Caverne des Brigands. According legend, this work Claude-François Denecourt would have been used by brigands share their booty after having robbed honest people.<The circuit ends by going along the Allée des Vaches to reach car park.
This route and the Fontainebleau forest are very popular places for walking. They can therefore be relatively frequented.
Please note that this is a very good place to visit. <Please respect other walkers and the environment.
Safety information<Forest roads must remain accessible for firefighters and rescue services, so do not park in front of the barriers intended this purpose.<In addition, be very vigilant about possible fire hazards.
In case of emergency, call 112.
Tips and hintsThere are no toilets or water points on this walk.
Getting thereAccess to Barbizon via the D607 or the D637.
ParkingSeveral parking spaces are available between the Grande Rue and the Allée des Vaches Barbizon.
Author’s map recommendations
IGN map 2417OTR - FORÊT DE FONTAINEBLEAU
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EquipmentTake a bag for your waste.
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