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Challet tourism and travel guide

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Visit Challet: highlights and tourist information

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Challet 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 12 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Challet is 75 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres Cathedral at 13 km and Chartres at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Challet, 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 Challet 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 Challet

Markets in and near Challet

  • Maintenon: market Thursday (12km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (13km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (13km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (14km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (18km)
  • Dreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday (21km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (27km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (29km)
  • Senonches: market Friday (29km)
  • Nonancourt: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about Challet, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Challet, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (31km)
  • Villa Savoye (60km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (13km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (40km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (57km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (30km)
  • Le pré Catelan (31km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (38km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (44km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (23km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (35km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (40km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (47km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Challet

Canton: Chartres-Nord-Est

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28300

Distance to Challet

from Chartres (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 75 km

from Calais: 268 km

from Nice: 702 km

from Bordeaux: 441 km

from Strasbourg: 465 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bercheres-Saint-Germain, Bouglainval, Briconville, Clevilliers, Dangers, Fresnay-le-Gilmert, Poisvilliers, Serazereux and Tremblay-les-Villages.

This page in French: Visiter Challet

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