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Sours tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Sours in Eure-et-Loir

Photo of Chartres at 8 km from Sours

Visit Sours: Highlights and Tourist Information

Sours is situated in the Eure-et-Loir (Loire Valley region) in the eastern-center of France at 10 km from Chartres, the department capital. (General information: Sours is 74 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Versailles Palace at 58 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sours, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

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

photo of Chartres
Chartres 8km
photo of Versailles Palace
Versailles Palace 58km

Map of places to visit near Sours and location information

Photos taken within 10 km

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More information about Sours & region

Eure-et-Loir (local department)

Loire Valley (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Sours

Local markets

  • Chartres: market Saturday (9km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (11km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (14km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (20km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (27km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (27km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (30km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)

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

Heritage sites Chartres Cathedral (9km); Versailles Palace (59km)

National Monuments Rambouillet Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Chateaudun (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (40km)

Churches or other religious monuments Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (9km); Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (39km); Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (40km); Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (42km); Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (42km); Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (50km)

Remarkable gardens Le pré Catelan (29km); Domaine national de Rambouillet (31km); Parc du château de Breteuil (43km); Parc du château de Groussay (44km); Parc de Courson (45km); Parc du château de Beauregard (50km); Potager du roi, Versailles (58km); Parc de Versailles (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Chartres (9km); Versailles (58km)

Sites of natural beauty Château de Sauvage (22km); Forêt de Rambouillet (33km); Vaux de Cernay (39km); Vallée de Chevreuse (45km)

Towns of Art and history Rambouillet (31km); Etampes (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Moutiers (18km); Velizy-Villacoublay (60km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sours

Canton: Chartres-Sud-Est

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

Postcode: 28630

Distance to Sours

from Chartres (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 74 km

from Calais: 283 km

from Nice: 682 km

from Bordeaux: 431 km

from Strasbourg: 453 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Sours): Bercheres-les-Pierres, Francourville, Gellainville, Houville-la-Branche, Nogent-le-Phaye and Prunay-le-Gillon.

This page in French: Visitez Sours

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