Cernay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cernay in Eure-et-Loir

Visit Cernay: highlights and tourist information

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Cernay is situated in the Eure-et-Loir department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the eastern-center of France at 20 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Cernay is 97 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres at 19 km and Chartres Cathedral at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cernay, 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 Cernay in Centre-Loire Valley.

Note that all distances below 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 Cernay

Markets in and near Cernay

  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (7km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (17km)
  • La Loupe: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (20km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Senonches: market Friday (25km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (25km)
  • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (31km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (31km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (33km)

More information about Cernay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Cernay, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Cernay.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (9km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (35km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (52km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (62km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (43km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (41km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cernay

Canton: Illiers-Combray

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28120

Distance to Cernay

from Chartres (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 97 km

from Calais: 289 km

from Nice: 698 km

from Bordeaux: 418 km

from Strasbourg: 480 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Frunce, Magny, Marcheville, Nonvilliers-Grandhoux, Olle, Orrouer, Saint-Denis-Des-Puits, Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard and Villebon.

This page in French: Visiter Cernay