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Chapelle-Forainvilliers tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chapelle-Forainvilliers in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chateau de Rambouillet at 25 km from Chapelle-Forainvilliers

Visit Chapelle-Forainvilliers: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Rambouillet at 25 km and Chartres Cathedral at 31 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chapelle-Forainvilliers, 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 Chapelle-Forainvilliers 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 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide
Chartres

Chartres

at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Chartres guide
Giverny Gardens

Giverny Gardens

Garden at 39 km (direction south), in the Eure department

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

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Vernon

Vernon

at 40 km (direction south), in the Eure department

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

See Vernon guide
La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Val-d'Oise department

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

See La Roche-Guyon guide
Evreux

Evreux

at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Eure department

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

See Evreux guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 46 km (direction east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Versailles Palace guide
Nogent-le-Rotrou

Nogent-le-Rotrou

at 67 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chapelle-Forainvilliers

 
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Markets in and near Chapelle-Forainvilliers

  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (9km)
  • Dreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday (10km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (10km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (16km)
  • Ezy-sur-Eure: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Ivry-la-Bataille: market Saturday (18km)
  • Nonancourt: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-l'Eure: market Friday (26km)
  • Buchelay: market Friday (31km)
  • Beynes: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Chapelle-Forainvilliers, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Chapelle-Forainvilliers, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (26km)
  • Villa Savoye (44km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (36km)
  • Vexin Francais (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (31km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (32km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (41km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (43km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (52km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Groussay (24km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (25km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (26km)
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (37km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (39km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (39km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (39km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (43km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (45km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (24km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (31km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (32km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (39km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (25km)
  • Pontoise (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chapelle-Forainvilliers is in the eastern-center of France at 30 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Chapelle-Forainvilliers is 64 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chapelle-Forainvilliers

Canton: Dreux-Est

Arrondissement: Dreux

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28500

Distance to Chapelle-Forainvilliers

from Chartres (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 64 km

from Calais: 248 km

from Nice: 713 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 459 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 Chapelle-Forainvilliers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Broue, Champagne, Charpont, Croisilles, Ecluzelles, Faverolles, Germainville, Goussainville, Les Pinthieres, Marchezais, Mezieres-en-Drouais, Ouerre, Saint-Laurent-la-Gatine and Serville.

This page in French: Visiter Chapelle-Forainvilliers

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