Epernon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Epernon: highlights and tourist information

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Epernon 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 22 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Epernon is 56 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres Cathedral at 23 km and Chartres at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Epernon, 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 Epernon 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 Epernon

Markets in and near Epernon

  • Maintenon: market Thursday (7km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (12km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (17km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (21km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (23km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (25km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Dreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday (27km)
  • Beynes: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Epernon, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Epernon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Epernon.


  • Cinéaqua (53km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (12km)
  • Villa Savoye (43km)
  • Maison des Jardies (45km)
  • Saint Cloud Parc (46km)
  • Chateau de Maisons (51km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (21km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (23km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (37km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (44km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (11km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (22km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (26km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (30km)
  • Parc de Courson (34km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (36km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (39km)
  • Parc de Versailles (39km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (41km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (45km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (46km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (46km)
  • Le pré Catelan (47km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (5km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (16km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (21km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (28km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (11km)
  • Etampes (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (35km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (42km)
  • Le Vesinet (46km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (47km)
  • Meudon (47km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (47km)
  • Courbevoie (53km)
  • Levallois-Perret (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (30km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (52km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Epernon

Canton: Maintenon

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28230

Distance to Epernon

from Chartres (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 56 km

from Calais: 261 km

from Nice: 694 km

from Bordeaux: 453 km

from Strasbourg: 446 km

Getting here

Epernon 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 Epernon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Droue-sur-Drouette, Emance, Gas, Hanches, Hermeray, Houx, Raizeux, Saint-Hilarion, Saint-Lucien, Saint-Martin-de-Nigelles and Yermenonville.

This page in French: Visiter Epernon