Sours tourism and travel guide
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 and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Sours. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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Plan your visit to Sours
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Map of places to visit near Sours
More information about Sours & region
Markets in and near Sours
- 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.
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); Parc de Versailles (58km); Potager du roi, 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
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
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.
This page in French: Visitez Sours