Fains-la-Folie tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fains-la-Folie: highlights and tourist information

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Fains-la-Folie 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 28 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Fains-la-Folie is 88 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres at 24 km and Chartres Cathedral at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fains-la-Folie, 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-la-Folie 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 Fains-la-Folie

Markets in and near Fains-la-Folie

  • Voves: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (19km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (22km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (27km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (27km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (28km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Chateaudun: market Thursday all day & Saturday (29km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Ouzouer-le-Marche: market Friday (36km)

More information about Fains-la-Folie, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Fains-la-Folie, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (27km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (30km)
  • Les prés-Culand (44km)
  • Parc Floral de la Source (47km)
  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (50km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (54km)
  • Parc de Courson (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (13km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (39km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (39km)
  • Olivet (45km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fains-la-Folie

Canton: Voves

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

Postcode: 28150

Distance to Fains-la-Folie

from Chartres (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 88 km

from Calais: 303 km

from Nice: 665 km

from Bordeaux: 413 km

from Strasbourg: 453 km

Getting here

Fains-la-Folie 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 Fains-la-Folie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baignolet, Prasville, Rouvray-Saint-Florentin, Sancheville, Viabon, Villeau and Voves.

This page in French: Visiter Fains-la-Folie