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Chatenay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chatenay in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres at 30 km from Chatenay

Visit Chatenay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres at 30 km and Chartres Cathedral at 31 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chatenay, 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 Chatenay in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chartres

Chartres

at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Chartres guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

The chateau de Chamerolles is an attractive chateau with a pretty...

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide
 
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Yevre-le-Chatel

Yevre-le-Chatel

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

The walk along the Rimarden river, the traditional charm...

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

The arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres is a fabulous arboretum and garden near...

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide
Chateaudun

Chateaudun

National Monument at 51 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateaudun guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 53 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Versailles Palace guide
Bellegarde

Bellegarde

at 58 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

Bellegarde is a small traditional town with an atractive...

See Bellegarde guide

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Map of places to visit near Chatenay

 
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Markets in and near Chatenay

  • Angerville: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (14km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (19km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (30km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (32km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (34km)
  • Pithiviers: market Saturday all day (34km)

Hotels near Chatenay

More information about Chatenay, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Chatenay, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (22km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (22km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (31km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (36km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Chamarande (30km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (32km)
  • Parc de Courson (33km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (37km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (39km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (44km)
  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (27km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (30km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (36km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (39km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (23km)
  • Rambouillet (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (10km)
  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (57km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chatenay is in the eastern-center of France at 31 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Chatenay is 65 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatenay

Canton: Auneau

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28700

Distance to Chatenay

from Chartres (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 65 km

from Calais: 288 km

from Nice: 664 km

from Bordeaux: 434 km

from Strasbourg: 433 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 Chatenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardelu, Baudreville, Denonville, Gommerville, Gouillons, Lethuin, Maisons, Mondonville-Saint-Jean, Morainville, Orlu, Oysonville and Vierville.

This page in French: Visiter Chatenay

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