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Francourville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Francourville in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres at 13 km from Francourville

Visit Francourville: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!



at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Chartres guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide


National Monument at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateaudun guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

The chateau de Chamerolles is an attractive chateau with a pretty Renaissance...

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Versailles Palace guide


Most Beautiful Village at 57 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

The walk along the Rimarden river, the traditional charm and the ruined...

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 62 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

The arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres is a fabulous arboretum and garden near...

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide


at 69 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

For a different side of Paris, explore the ancient catacombs in tunnels...

See Catacombs guide
Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 70 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Jardin du Luxembourg is one of the most extensive and most...

See Jardin du Luxembourg guide

... 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)

Hotels near Francourville

More information about Francourville, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Francourville, France

What to do at Francourville? 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)
  • Parc de Versailles (56km)
  • Potager du roi, 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

Francourville is in the eastern-center of France at 14 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Francourville is 71 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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