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Droue-sur-Drouette tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Rambouillet at 10 km from Droue-sur-Drouette

Visit Droue-sur-Drouette: highlights and tourist information

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Droue-sur-Drouette is situated in the Eure-et-Loir department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Rambouillet at 10 km and Chartres Cathedral at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Droue-sur-Drouette, 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 Droue-sur-Drouette 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 10 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide


at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chartres guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Versailles Palace guide
Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

Built in the late 19th century as a temporary monument, it...

See Eiffel Tower guide
Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Arc de Triomphe is the second largest triumphal...

See Arc de Triomphe guide


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

For a different side of Paris, explore the ancient catacombs in tunnels...

See Catacombs guide


at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Champs-Elsées, often called the most beautiful avenue in the world,...

See Champs-Elysees guide
Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Jardin du Luxembourg is one of the most extensive...

See Jardin du Luxembourg guide
Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Musee de l'Orangerie in Paris is best known for...

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Jardin des Tuileries is a large park and...

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Eglise de la Madeleine is a most unusual church, being...

See Eglise de la Madeleine guide


National Monument at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The 18th century Pantheon was originally to be a church based...

See Pantheon guide
The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The most visited art museum in the world, the Louvre contains countless...

See The Louvre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Droue-sur-Drouette


Markets in and near Droue-sur-Drouette

  • Maintenon: market Thursday (8km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (13km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (16km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (22km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (23km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (26km)
  • Dreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday (28km)
  • Beynes: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Droue-sur-Drouette, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Droue-sur-Drouette, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (52km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (11km)
  • Villa Savoye (43km)
  • Maison des Jardies (44km)
  • Saint Cloud Parc (45km)
  • Chateau de Maisons (51km)
  • Arc de Triomphe (53km)

Other tourist attractions

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (22km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (20km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (23km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (32km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (36km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (44km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (10km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (22km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (25km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (30km)
  • Parc de Courson (33km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (35km)
  • Parc de Versailles (38km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (38km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (40km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (44km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (45km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (46km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (46km)
  • Le pré Catelan (47km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (4km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (15km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (20km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (27km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (10km)
  • Etampes (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (34km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (41km)
  • Le Vesinet (46km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (46km)
  • Meudon (46km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (47km)
  • Courbevoie (52km)
  • Levallois-Perret (54km)
  • Soisy-sous-Montmorency (61km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (30km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (51km)

Geography and distances

Droue-sur-Drouette is in the eastern-center of France at 23 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Droue-sur-Drouette is 55 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Droue-sur-Drouette

Canton: Maintenon

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28230

Distance to Droue-sur-Drouette

from Chartres (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 55 km

from Calais: 261 km

from Nice: 693 km

from Bordeaux: 453 km

from Strasbourg: 445 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 Droue-sur-Drouette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ecrosnes, Emance, Epernon, Gas, Gazeran, Hanches, Hermeray, Houx, Raizeux, Saint-Hilarion, Saint-Lucien and Yermenonville.

This page in French: Visiter Droue-sur-Drouette

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