Brou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brou in Eure-et-Loir

Visit Brou: highlights and tourist information

Brou is situated in the Eure-et-Loir, Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the eastern-center of France at 36 km from Chartres, the department capital. (General information: Brou is 113 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nogent-le-Rotrou at 29 km and Chartres at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brou, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Brou. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Eure-et-Loir

Map of places to visit near Brou

Markets in and near Brou

Market days in Brou: weekly market: Wednesday;

Local markets

  • Brou: market Wednesday (0km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (16km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (16km)
  • Chateaudun: market Thursday all day & Saturday (20km)
  • Droue: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Cloyes-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (24km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (27km)
  • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (29km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (29km)
  • La Loupe: market Tuesday (31km)

More information about Brou & region

Tourist attractions to visit near Brou, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Brou and wondering what to do next!

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (35km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (36km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (12km) [Map]
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (38km) [Map]
  • Les prés-Culand (58km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (60km) [Map]

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (57km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (54km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Brou

Canton: Brou

Arrondissement: Châteaudun

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

Postcode: 28160

Distance to Brou

from Chartres (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 113 km

from Calais: 309 km

from Nice: 688 km

from Bordeaux: 398 km

from Strasbourg: 487 km

Getting here

Brou is in the eastern-center of France. Most visitors fly into Paris CDG or Orly airport and hire a car. The drive from the channel ferry ports such as Caen or Le Havre takes around 3 hours. For driving distances to Brou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Brou): Dampierre-sous-Brou, Fraze, Gohory, Mottereau, Unverre and Yevres.

This page in French: Visitez Brou