Château do Fontainebleau, France

Play real tennis with Camden Riviere at the Chateau de Fontainebleau

All year



Location

Château do Fontainebleau, France

Difficulty

All levels

Season

All year








Camden Riviere

American left-handed real tennis player who became World Champion in 2016.

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What is it

The Château de Fontainebleau, located 55km southeast of the centre of Paris is one of the largest French royal chateaux. The medieval castle and subsequent palace served as a residence for the French Monarchs from Louis VII to Napoleon III. Nestled in the heart of 130 acres of parkland, Fontainebleau is the only royal and imperial chateau to have been continuously inhabited for seven centuries. Fontainebleau offers an unparalleled view of French history, art history and architecture. Alongside hunting, ?jeu de paume?, i.e. Real tennis was one of the aristocracy?s favourite sports. The Chateau de Fontainebleau hosts a court originally built under Henry IV and rebuilt in 1732 having been destroyed by fire in 1702. Restored again in 1812, the ?jeu de paume? hall retains almost all of its original features and hosts tournaments throughout the year. Play with the world no.1 real tennis player on one of the most authentic and original courts in the world.

Where is it

Château de Fontainebleau, located 55 kilometres southeast of the center of Paris, in the commune of Fontainebleau, is one of the largest French royal châteaux. The medieval castle and subsequent palace served as a residence for the French monarchs from Louis VII to Napoleon III.

Who is it for

For all levels of tennis players.