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Douy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Douy in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chateaudun at 7 km from Douy

Visit Douy: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaudun at 7 km and Vendome at 31 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Douy, 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 Douy in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



National Monument at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateaudun guide


at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains...

See Vendome guide


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

A small town on the banks of the Loire River,...

See Beaugency guide


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

Meung sur Loire is a pretty medieval village near Orleans....

See Meung-sur-Loire guide
Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

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

The Jardins de Roquelin is a pretty rose garden in...

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an...

See Lavardin guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chartres guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 48 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Sarthe department

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one of...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


at 50 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

The large town of Orleans has a great deal to recommend it:...

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 50 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

The Hotel Groslot is a beautiful mansion close to the cathedral in...

See Hotel Groslot guide
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 50 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

The carvings and grandeur of the western facade are...

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The largest castle in the Loire Valley, Chateau de Chambord exceeds all...

See Chateau de Chambord guide

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

Map of places to visit near Douy


Markets in and near Douy

  • Cloyes-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (5km)
  • Chateaudun: market Thursday all day & Saturday (6km)
  • Droue: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (18km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (21km)
  • Ouzouer-le-Marche: market Friday (24km)
  • Oucques: market Wednesday (24km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (24km)
  • Marchenoir: market Tuesday (25km)

Hotels near Douy

More information about Douy, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Douy, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (32km)
  • Les prés-Culand (39km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (43km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (47km)
  • Moutiers (48km)

Geography and distances

Douy is in the eastern-center of France at 49 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Douy is 121 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Douy

Canton: Cloyes-sur-le-Loir

Arrondissement: Châteaudun

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28220

Distance to Douy

from Chartres (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 121 km

from Calais: 327 km

from Nice: 669 km

from Bordeaux: 383 km

from Strasbourg: 483 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 Douy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Autheuil, Chateaudun, Cloyes-sur-le-Loir, La Chapelle-du-Noyer, Lanneray, Montigny-le-Gannelon, Romilly-sur-Aigre, Saint-Denis-les-Ponts and Saint-Hilaire-sur-Yerre.

This page in French: Visiter Douy

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