Maisons tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maisons in Eure-et-Loir

Visit Maisons: highlights and tourist information

Maisons 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 27 km from Chartres, the department capital. (General information: Maisons is 62 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres at 27 km and Chartres Cathedral at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Maisons, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Maisons in Centre-Loire Valley. 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 Maisons

Markets in and near Maisons

Local markets

  • Auneau: market Friday (9km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (24km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (24km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (27km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (28km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (29km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Maisons, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions to visit near Maisons, 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 Maisons and wondering what to do next!

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (27km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (31km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (22km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (23km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (23km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (27km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (32km) [Map]
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (39km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (57km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (27km) [Map]
  • Parc de Chamarande (30km) [Map]
  • Parc de Courson (31km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (33km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (37km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Groussay (42km) [Map]
  • Le pré Catelan (46km) [Map]
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (49km) [Map]
  • Parc de Versailles (49km) [Map]
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (51km) [Map]
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (52km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (22km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (26km) [Map]
  • Vaux de Cernay (32km) [Map]
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (35km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (24km) [Map]
  • Rambouillet (26km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (13km) [Map]
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (49km) [Map]
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (51km) [Map]
  • Maisons-Alfort (61km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Maisons

Canton: Auneau

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

Postcode: 28700

Distance to Maisons

from Chartres (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 62 km

from Calais: 283 km

from Nice: 669 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 435 km

Getting here

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

We have found 14 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Maisons): Allainville, Ardelu, Aunay-sous-Auneau, Chapelle-d'Aunainville, Chatenay, Denonville, Garancieres-en-Beauce, Lethuin, Mondonville-Saint-Jean, Morainville, Orlu, Ouarville, Sainville and Vierville.

This page in French: Visitez Maisons