Auneau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Auneau in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chateau de Rambouillet at 21 km from Auneau

Visit Auneau: highlights and tourist information

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Auneau is situated in the Eure-et-Loir department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Auneau in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Rambouillet at 21 km and Chartres Cathedral at 21 km.

Auneau, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 21 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yvelines department

Once a Royal castle, the Chateau de Rambouillet is now the summer residence for...

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Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 21 km (direction west)

The 13th century cathedral in Chartres is generally considered to be one of the...

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at 21 km (direction west)

Although most famous for its cathedral, you will also find plenty to explore elsewhere...

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Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Yvelines department

A short distance outside central Paris, the Palais de Versailles is an enormous and...

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Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

The chateau de Chamerolles is an attractive chateau with a pretty Renaissance garden...

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Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

The walk along the Rimarden river, the traditional charm and the ruined castle all...

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National Monument at 54 km (direction south-west)

Both the castle and the town along the Loir River make Chateaudun an enjoyable...

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at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

For a different side of Paris, explore the ancient catacombs in tunnels underneath the...

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

Built in the late 19th century as a temporary monument, it is extraordinary that...

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 60 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Jardin du Luxembourg is one of the most extensive and most popular public...

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 60 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Arc de Triomphe is the second largest triumphal arch in the world and...

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National Monument at 60 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The 18th century Pantheon was originally to be a church based on the pantheon...

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at 60 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Champs-Elsées, often called the most beautiful avenue in the world, is in the...

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Musee de l\'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 60 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Musee de l'Orangerie in Paris is best known for its eight paintings of...

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Markets in and near Auneau

Market days in Auneau: weekly market: Friday;

  • Auneau: market Friday (0km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (20km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (21km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (23km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (27km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (32km)

More information about Auneau, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Auneau, France

What to do at Auneau? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Auneau.


  • Cinéaqua (59km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (60km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Catacombs (58km)
  • Eiffel Tower (58km)
  • Rodin Museum (59km)
  • Hotel des Invalides (59km)
  • Palais Bourbon (60km)
  • Grand Palais (60km)
  • Petit Palais (60km)
  • Champs-Elysees (60km)
  • Orsay Museum (60km)
  • Place de la Concorde (60km)
  • Jardin des Tuileries (60km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (61km)
  • Pont-Neuf (61km)
  • The Louvre (61km)
  • Place Vendome (61km)
  • Palais Royal (61km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (61km)
  • Saint-Eustache (61km)
  • Place de la Bastille (62km)
  • Place des Vosges (62km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (21km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (27km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (29km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (51km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (52km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (60km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (61km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (61km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (21km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (31km)
  • Parc de Courson (32km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (34km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (35km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (36km)
  • Le pré Catelan (43km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (45km)
  • Parc de Versailles (46km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (46km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (50km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (52km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (52km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (14km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (21km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (27km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (33km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (21km)
  • Etampes (29km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (18km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (47km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (50km)
  • Meudon (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (45km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (61km)

Geography and distances

Auneau is in the eastern-center of France at 21 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Auneau is 61 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Auneau

Canton: Auneau

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28700

Distance to Auneau

from Chartres (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 61 km

from Calais: 277 km

from Nice: 678 km

from Bordeaux: 441 km

from Strasbourg: 440 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aunay-sous-Auneau, Beville-le-Comte, Chapelle-d'Aunainville, Le Gue-de-Longroi, Levainville, Oinville-sous-Auneau, Orsonville, Roinville, Saint-Leger-Des-Aubees, Saint-Symphorien-le-Chateau and Ymeray.

This page in French: Visiter Auneau