Fontenay-sur-Eure tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fontenay-sur-Eure in Eure-et-Loir

Visit Fontenay-sur-Eure: highlights and tourist information

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Fontenay-sur-Eure 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 9 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Fontenay-sur-Eure is 86 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres at 6 km and Chartres Cathedral at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontenay-sur-Eure, 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-sur-Eure in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Fontenay-sur-Eure

Markets in and near Fontenay-sur-Eure

  • Luce: market Sunday (5km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (8km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (14km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (24km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (25km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (28km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (29km)
  • La Loupe: market Tuesday (30km)

More information about Fontenay-sur-Eure, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Fontenay-sur-Eure, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fontenay-sur-Eure.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (8km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (16km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (41km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (32km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (45km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (50km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (29km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontenay-sur-Eure

Canton: Chartres-Sud-Ouest

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28630

Distance to Fontenay-sur-Eure

from Chartres (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 86 km

from Calais: 286 km

from Nice: 690 km

from Bordeaux: 424 km

from Strasbourg: 467 km

Getting here

Fontenay-sur-Eure 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 Fontenay-sur-Eure from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amilly, Bailleau-le-Pin, Barjouville, Chartres, Chartres Cathedral, Chauffours, Cintray, Luce, Luisant, Mainvilliers, Meslay-le-Grenet, Mignieres, Nogent-sur-Eure, Saint-Georges-sur-Eure, Sandarville, Thivars and Ver-les-Chartres.

This page in French: Visiter Fontenay-sur-Eure