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Fontenay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau Gaillard at 13 km from Fontenay

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Fontenay is situated in the Eure department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Fontenay in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Gaillard at 13 km and Vernon at 15 km.

Fontenay, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau Gaillard

Chateau Gaillard

Castle at 13 km (direction west)

The evocative ruins of Chateau Gaillard, built in the 12th century by...

See Chateau Gaillard guide
Vernon

Vernon

at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vernon guide
La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-south-east), in the Val-d'Oise department

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

See La Roche-Guyon guide
Giverny Gardens

Giverny Gardens

Garden at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Giverny Gardens guide
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Lyons-la-Foret

Lyons-la-Foret

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lyons-la-Foret guide
Evreux

Evreux

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Evreux guide
Parc Saint-Paul

Parc Saint-Paul

Theme Park at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Oise department

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

See Parc Saint-Paul guide
Gerberoy

Gerberoy

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Oise department

The 18th century cottages and pretty gardens, and a radical transformation during...

See Gerberoy guide
Rouen

Rouen

at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

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

See Rouen guide
Beauvais

Beauvais

at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Oise department

In Beauvais you can see the important (if often rebuilt and renovated)...

See Beauvais guide
La Bouille

La Bouille

at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

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

See La Bouille guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 60 km (direction south-east), in the Yvelines department

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

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Markets in and near Fontenay

  • Gamaches-en-Vexin: market Thursday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Les Andelys: market Saturday all day (13km)
  • Vernon: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (15km)
  • Gisors: market Monday all day & Friday (17km)
  • Gaillon: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Bonnieres-sur-Seine: market Sunday (19km)
  • Fleury-sur-Andelle: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Pacy-sur-Eure: market Thursday (26km)
  • Mantes-la-Jolie: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Buchelay: market Friday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Fontenay, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villa Savoye (46km)
  • Chateau de Maisons (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Forges-les-Eaux (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vexin Francais (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (17km)
  • Abbaye Saint Germer de Fly (Saint-Germer-de-Fly) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (45km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Auvers-sur-Oise) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Mery-sur-Oise) (47km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (47km)
  • Abbaye Saint Georges de Boscherville (Saint-Martin-de-Boscherville) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (55km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (56km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (11km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (13km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (15km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (15km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Vandrimare (25km)
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (30km)
  • Jardin Plume (32km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Georges (51km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (52km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale des Larris et Tourbières de Saint-Pierre-es-Champs (27km)
  • Forêt du Parc de Saint-Quentin (43km)
  • Plan d'eau du Canada (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

  • Elbeuf (42km)
  • Pontoise (42km)
  • Rouen (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Beauvais (44km)
  • Montville (52km)
  • Le Vesinet (54km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (42km)
  • Parc zoologique de Clères (55km)
 
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Geography and distances

Fontenay is in the north of France at 38 kilometres from Evreux, the department capital (general information: Fontenay is 69 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontenay

Canton: Écos

Arrondissement: Andelys

Department: Eure

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 27510

Distance to Fontenay

from Evreux (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 69 km

from Calais: 194 km

from Nice: 751 km

from Bordeaux: 513 km

from Strasbourg: 457 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 Fontenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Authevernes, Cahaignes, Cantiers, Civieres, Dampsmesnil, Ecos, Foret-la-Folie, Fours-en-Vexin, Guitry, Mezieres-en-Vexin, Mouflaines, Tourny, Vesly and Villers-en-Vexin.

This page in French: Visiter Fontenay

 
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