Fontaine-Simon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fontaine-Simon in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Le Perche at 21 km from Fontaine-Simon

Visit Fontaine-Simon: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Fontaine-Simon in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Perche at 21 km and Nogent-le-Rotrou at 25 km.

Fontaine-Simon, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Perche

Le Perche

at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Orne department

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has lots of opportunities to...

See Le Perche guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can discover the castle and...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide


at 35 km (direction west), in the Orne department

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at Mortagne-au-Perche, within the...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide


at 36 km (direction east)

Although most famous for its cathedral, you will also find plenty to explore elsewhere...

See Chartres guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Orne department

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche Natural Regional Park...

See Belleme guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


National Monument at 53 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateaudun guide

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Map of places to visit near Fontaine-Simon


Markets in and near Fontaine-Simon

  • La Loupe: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Senonches: market Friday (7km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (17km)
  • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Remalard: market Monday (20km)
  • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Verneuil-sur-Avre: market Saturday (27km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (29km)
  • Nonancourt: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (33km)

More information about Fontaine-Simon, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Fontaine-Simon, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (20km)
  • Le pré Catelan (28km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (29km)

Geography and distances

Fontaine-Simon is in the eastern-center of France at 34 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Fontaine-Simon is 105 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontaine-Simon

Canton: Loupe

Arrondissement: Nogent-le-Rotrou

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28240

Distance to Fontaine-Simon

from Chartres (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 105 km

from Calais: 278 km

from Nice: 718 km

from Bordeaux: 426 km

from Strasbourg: 495 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 Fontaine-Simon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belhomert-Guehouville, La Loupe, Manou, Meauce, Saint-Maurice-Saint-Germain and Vaupillon.

This page in French: Visiter Fontaine-Simon