Francourville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Francourville in Eure-et-Loir

Visit Francourville: highlights and tourist information

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Francourville 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 14 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Francourville is 71 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres at 13 km and Chartres Cathedral at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Francourville, 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 Francourville in Centre-Loire Valley.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Francourville

Markets in and near Francourville

  • Auneau: market Friday (10km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (13km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (15km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (22km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (29km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (31km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Francourville, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Francourville, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (14km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (37km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (29km)
  • Le pré Catelan (33km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (41km)
  • Parc de Courson (42km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (43km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (43km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (47km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (56km)
  • Parc de Versailles (56km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (21km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (31km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (37km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (43km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (29km)
  • Etampes (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (15km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (57km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (61km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Francourville

Canton: Auneau

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28700

Distance to Francourville

from Chartres (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 71 km

from Calais: 283 km

from Nice: 678 km

from Bordeaux: 432 km

from Strasbourg: 449 km

Getting here

Francourville 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 Francourville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beville-le-Comte, Houville-la-Branche, Moinville-la-Jeulin, Prunay-le-Gillon, Saint-Leger-Des-Aubees, Santeuil, Sours and Voise.

This page in French: Visiter Francourville