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Here below are the things to know to prepare your stay at Chalet Paradis:

  • Chalet Paradis is located in Arbonne la Foret, a small and pretty village located 10kms west of Fontainebleau and 55kms in the South-East of Paris.

  • A car is needed to reach the chalet and discover the region. There is no public transportation to/from the village.

  • Easy access to Chalet Paradis by car coming from highway A6 (axis Paris - Lyon) or the "Francilienne - A104/N104" ring road (axis Charles de Gaulle airport - Melun).

  • Estimated driving times to Chalet Paradis:

  • - Paris (Porte d'Italie): 1h (60 kilometers)
    - Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport: 1h15 (90 kilometers)
    - Orly airport: 50 min (50 kilometers) 
    - Calais: 3h30 (350 kilometers)
    - Strasbourg:   4h50 (520 kilometers)
    - Lyon: 3h (400 kilometers)

  • In the village of Arbonne la Foret you will find:

  • A take away pizza/bar restaurant ​(100m from Chalet Paradis)

  • A formal seated restaurant serving local dishes (50m)

  • A small grocery shop (400m)

  • The main towns around Arbonne la Foret for shopping and dining​ are:

  • Fontainebleau (10 kms East) ​

  • Milly la Foret (10 kms West)

  • Barbizon (5 kms North)

  • If you are looking for a "big" supermarket for your "one-time" weekly shopping, including sporting gear:​

  • Carrefour, Villiers en Bière (10 kms North)​

  • For a one-day trip to Paris, we advise you to park and ride. Fontainebleau-Avon train station is only 15/20 away from our village. You can buy one-day (unlimited travel) tickets at the station. 

  • Once your booking is confirmed, your hosts will provide you with a "welcome booklet" that includes contact details (exact address of the house, host phone number) driving directions...

  • Check in is from 3pm (15h) until 9pm (21h). Check out is before 11am (11h). If you plan to arrive/leave outside these hours please contact your hosts in advance.

  • We provide bed sheets (beds are made up in advance for you) and towels for up to 6 people


Any other question or doubt? Then please contact us and we'll be happy to answer you.


While we will do our utmost to make your stay comfortable and memorable, it is important you take note of the following rules that apply at Chalet Paradis all year long:

  • There should be a maximum of 6 registered people staying in the property throughout the booking period

  • It is a non-smoking property. Smoking indoors is strictly forbidden. Smoking outdoors is tolerated (ashtrays are left at your disposal)

  • We do not accept pets of any size

  • Parties, celebrations are not allowed (neither inside the chalet nor in the garden)

  • Chalet Paradis is located in a quiet and respectful neighbourhood. After 10pm, noise and music have to be limited to indoors

  • A rental contract is signed by both parties (guests and hosts) before check in, summarizing all these regulations

  • Before checking out, guests are responsible for letting the premises in the same state of cleanliness and tidiness as when they checked in (the damage deposit is reimbursed in that case only)

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