Champagne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Champagne: highlights and tourist information

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Champagne 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 35 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Champagne is 58 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Champagne

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Champagne 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 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