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Champagne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Champagne in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chateau de Rambouillet at 23 km from Champagne

Visit Champagne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Rambouillet at 23 km and Giverny Gardens at 35 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Champagne, 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 Champagne in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
Giverny Gardens

Giverny Gardens

Garden at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Eure department

The most famous, most visited, and perhaps most attractive gardens in...

See Giverny Gardens guide
La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Val-d'Oise department

At La Roche-Guyon, a 'plus beau village de France', you can...

See La Roche-Guyon guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide
 
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Vernon

Vernon

at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Eure department

Vernon has an attractive historic centre and sits on...

See Vernon guide
Chartres

Chartres

at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chartres guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 41 km (direction east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Versailles Palace guide
Evreux

Evreux

at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Eure department

In Evreux it is the two religious monuments - the cathedral...

See Evreux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Champagne

 
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Markets in and near Champagne

  • Houdan: market Friday (4km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (13km)
  • Dreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday (15km)
  • Ivry-la-Bataille: market Saturday (16km)
  • Ezy-sur-Eure: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (19km)
  • Beynes: market Thursday (25km)
  • Buchelay: market Friday (25km)
  • Mantes-la-Ville: market Thursday (26km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-l'Eure: market Friday (27km)

More information about Champagne, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Champagne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (23km)
  • Villa Savoye (38km)
  • Chateau de Maisons (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (32km)
  • Vexin Francais (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (28km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (35km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (36km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (38km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (46km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (50km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (56km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (57km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Groussay (19km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (20km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (23km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (35km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (35km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (35km)
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (36km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (40km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (40km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (41km)
  • Parc de Versailles (41km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (41km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (44km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (45km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (45km)
  • Parc de Courson (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (24km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (28km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (28km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (35km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (23km)
  • Pontoise (50km)
  • Etampes (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Vesinet (44km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (45km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (20km)
 
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Geography and distances

Champagne is in the eastern-center of France at 35 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Champagne is 58 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Champagne

Canton: Anet

Arrondissement: Dreux

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28410

Distance to Champagne

from Chartres (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 58 km

from Calais: 244 km

from Nice: 713 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 454 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 Champagne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boutigny-Prouais, Broue, Chapelle-Forainvilliers, Dannemarie, Goussainville, Grandchamp, Havelu, Houdan, Marchezais and Maulette.

This page in French: Visiter Champagne

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