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Fontenay-sur-Eure tourism and travel guide

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

Photo is of Chartres at 6 km from Fontenay-sur-Eure

Visit Fontenay-sur-Eure: highlights and tourist information

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Fontenay-sur-Eure is situated in the Eure-et-Loir department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

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!



at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chartres guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 8 km (direction north-east)

The 13th century cathedral in Chartres is generally considered to...

See Chartres Cathedral guide


National Monument at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateaudun guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yvelines department

Once a Royal castle, the Chateau de Rambouillet is now the...

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide


at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 46 km (direction west), in the Orne department

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

See Le Perche guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Eure-et-Loir

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

What to do at Fontenay-sur-Eure? 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

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

Fontenay-sur-Eure is in the eastern-center of France at 9 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Fontenay-sur-Eure is 86 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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