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Brou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brou in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chateaudun at 20 km from Brou

Visit Brou: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaudun at 20 km and Nogent-le-Rotrou at 29 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Brou, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Brou in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateaudun

Chateaudun

National Monument at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateaudun guide
Nogent-le-Rotrou

Nogent-le-Rotrou

at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can discover the...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Chartres

Chartres

at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chartres guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has lots of...

See Le Perche guide
 
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Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 38 km (direction west), in the Sarthe department

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one of our...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains many...

See Vendome guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche Natural...

See Belleme guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 57 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at Mortagne-au-Perche,...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Meung-sur-Loire

Meung-sur-Loire

at 58 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

Meung sur Loire is a pretty medieval village near Orleans....

See Meung-sur-Loire guide
Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 58 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

The Jardins de Roquelin is a pretty rose garden in the Loire...

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide
Beaugency

Beaugency

at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

A small town on the banks of the Loire River, Beaugency squeezes...

See Beaugency guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 68 km (direction north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Eure-et-Loir

Map of places to visit near Brou

 
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Markets in and near Brou

Market days in Brou: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Brou: market Wednesday (0km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (16km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (16km)
  • Chateaudun: market Thursday all day & Saturday (20km)
  • Droue: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Cloyes-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (24km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (27km)
  • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (29km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (29km)
  • La Loupe: market Tuesday (31km)

Hotels near Brou

More information about Brou, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Brou, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (12km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (38km)
  • Les prés-Culand (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (60km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Brou is in the eastern-center of France at 36 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Brou is 113 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brou

Canton: Brou

Arrondissement: Châteaudun

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28160

Distance to Brou

from Chartres (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 113 km

from Calais: 309 km

from Nice: 688 km

from Bordeaux: 398 km

from Strasbourg: 487 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 Brou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dampierre-sous-Brou, Fraze, Gohory, Mottereau, Unverre and Yevres.

This page in French: Visiter Brou

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