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Fontenay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontenay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Gaillard at 13 km and Vernon at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontenay, 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 Fontenay in Normandy.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Fontenay

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)

More information about Fontenay, Normandy

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)

Geography and distances

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

Fontenay is in the north of France. 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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