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Châtenay tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Châtenay in Eure-et-Loir

Photo of Chartres at 30 km from Châtenay

Visit Châtenay: Highlights and Tourist Information

Châtenay is situated in the Eure-et-Loir (Loire Valley region) in the eastern-center of France at 31 km from Chartres, the department capital. (General information: Châtenay is 65 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres at 30 km and Yevre-le-Chatel at 40 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Châtenay, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

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

photo of Chartres
Chartres 30km
photo of Yevre-le-Chatel
Yevre-le-Chatel 40km
photo of Bellegarde
Bellegarde 58km

Map of places to visit near Châtenay and location information

Photos taken within 10 km

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More information about Châtenay & region

Eure-et-Loir (local department)

Loire Valley (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Châtenay

Local markets

  • Angerville: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (14km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (19km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (30km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (32km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (34km)
  • Pithiviers: market Saturday all day (34km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Châtenay, 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 Châtenay and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Heritage sites Chartres Cathedral (31km)

National Monuments Rambouillet Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Chateaudun (51km)

Regional Natural Parcs Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (35km); Gatinais Francais (43km)

Churches or other religious monuments Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (20km); Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (22km); Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (22km); Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (31km); Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (36km); Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (43km); Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (52km)

Remarkable gardens Parc de Chamarande (30km); Domaine national de Rambouillet (32km); Parc de Courson (33km); Parc du château de Breteuil (37km); Parc du château de Beauregard (39km); Parc du château de Courances (44km); Arboretum des grandes bruyères (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Chartres (30km)

Sites of natural beauty Château de Sauvage (27km); Forêt de Rambouillet (30km); Vaux de Cernay (36km); Vallée de Chevreuse (39km)

Towns of Art and history Etampes (23km); Rambouillet (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Moutiers (10km); Quiers-sur-Bezonde (57km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Châtenay

Canton: Auneau

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

Postcode: 28700

Distance to Châtenay

from Chartres (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 65 km

from Calais: 288 km

from Nice: 664 km

from Bordeaux: 434 km

from Strasbourg: 433 km

Getting here

Châtenay 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 Châtenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Chatenay): Ardelu, Baudreville, Denonville, Gommerville, Gouillons, Lethuin, Maisons, Mondonville-Saint-Jean, Morainville, Orlu, Oysonville and Vierville.

This page in French: Visitez Châtenay

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