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Fains tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vernon at 13 km from Fains

Visit Fains: highlights and tourist information

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Fains is situated in the Eure department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vernon at 13 km and Giverny Gardens at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Fains, 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 Fains in Normandy.

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

Vernon

Vernon

at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Vernon guide
Giverny Gardens

Giverny Gardens

Garden at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Giverny Gardens guide
Evreux

Evreux

at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Evreux guide
La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-north-east), in the Val-d'Oise department

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

See La Roche-Guyon guide
 
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Chateau Gaillard

Chateau Gaillard

Castle at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

The evocative ruins of Chateau Gaillard, built in the...

See Chateau Gaillard guide
Lyons-la-Foret

Lyons-la-Foret

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

The half-timbered buildings in the village of Lyons-la-Foret make it...

See Lyons-la-Foret guide
Chateau de Harcourt

Chateau de Harcourt

Castle at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

The Chateau de Harcourt in Eure is a medieval...

See Chateau de Harcourt guide
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 49 km (direction west)

The Chateau de Beaumesnil is a baroque style castle surrounded by park...

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
La Bouille

La Bouille

at 52 km (direction north-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

You will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the Seine...

See La Bouille guide
Rouen

Rouen

at 54 km (direction north-north-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

The cathedral and cobbled streets in the old town are...

See Rouen guide
Le Bec-Hellouin

Le Bec-Hellouin

Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction west-north-west)

The village of Le-Bec-Hellouin is one of the prettiest in Normandy,...

See Le Bec-Hellouin guide
Jumieges Abbey

Jumieges Abbey

Abbey at 64 km (direction north-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

The extensive ruins of Jumieges Abbey are one of the...

See Jumieges Abbey guide
Parc Saint-Paul

Parc Saint-Paul

Theme Park at 64 km (direction north-east), in the Oise department

Parc Saint Paul is one of the most popular theme parks...

See Parc Saint-Paul guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Eure

Map of places to visit near Fains

 
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Markets in and near Fains

  • Pacy-sur-Eure: market Thursday (2km)
  • Vernon: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (12km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-l'Eure: market Friday (13km)
  • Ivry-la-Bataille: market Saturday (14km)
  • Bonnieres-sur-Seine: market Sunday (15km)
  • Ezy-sur-Eure: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Evreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Gaillon: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Buchelay: market Friday (21km)
  • Mantes-la-Ville: market Thursday (24km)

More information about Fains, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Fains, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (51km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vexin Francais (39km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (57km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (44km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (9km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (13km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (14km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (14km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (25km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (28km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (33km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Vandrimare (43km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (43km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (48km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (50km)
  • Parc du manoir de Villers (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vaux de Cernay (53km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (55km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Elbeuf (43km)
  • Rambouillet (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Fains is in the north of France at 18 kilometres from Evreux, the department capital (general information: Fains is 72 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fains

Canton: Pacy-sur-Eure

Arrondissement: Évreux

Department: Eure

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 27120

Distance to Fains

from Evreux (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 72 km

from Calais: 220 km

from Nice: 741 km

from Bordeaux: 486 km

from Strasbourg: 468 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car, often from the ferry ports at Cherbourg or Caen on the coast here For driving distances to Fains from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigleville, Boisset-les-Prevanches, Boncourt, Bretagnolles, Breuilpont, Caillouet-Orgeville, Chaignes, Croisy-sur-Eure, Douains, Fresney, Gadencourt, Hardencourt-Cocherel, Hecourt, La Boissiere, Le Plessis-Hebert, Menilles, Merey, Pacy-sur-Eure, Saint-Aquilin-de-Pacy, Vaux-sur-Eure and Villegats.

This page in French: Visiter Fains

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