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Cernay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cernay in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres at 19 km from Cernay

Visit Cernay: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Chartres

Chartres

at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Chartres guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide
Nogent-le-Rotrou

Nogent-le-Rotrou

at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 33 km (direction 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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Chateaudun

Chateaudun

National Monument at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateaudun guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 50 km (direction west), in the Orne department

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

See Belleme guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 52 km (direction east-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 Cernay

 
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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)

Hotels near Cernay

More information about Cernay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Cernay, France

What to do at Cernay? 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

Churches and religious monuments

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Cernay is in the eastern-center of France at 20 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Cernay is 97 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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