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Fresnay-le-Comte tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fresnay-le-Comte in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres at 13 km from Fresnay-le-Comte

Visit Fresnay-le-Comte: highlights and tourist information

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Fresnay-le-Comte 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 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Fresnay-le-Comte, 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 Fresnay-le-Comte in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 13 km (direction )

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

See Chartres guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 16 km (direction )

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide


National Monument at 28 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 45 km (direction north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide


at 49 km (direction west)

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

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide


at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

The large town of Orleans has a great deal to recommend...

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

The Hotel Groslot is a beautiful mansion close to...

See Hotel Groslot guide
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

The carvings and grandeur of the western facade are the highlight...

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fresnay-le-Comte


Markets in and near Fresnay-le-Comte

  • Voves: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (14km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (15km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (15km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (24km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (28km)
  • Chateaudun: market Thursday all day & Saturday (28km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (33km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (36km)

More information about Fresnay-le-Comte, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Fresnay-le-Comte, France

What to do at Fresnay-le-Comte? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fresnay-le-Comte.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (55km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (17km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (45km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (37km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (48km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (54km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (22km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (52km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (53km)

Geography and distances

Fresnay-le-Comte is in the eastern-center of France at 17 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Fresnay-le-Comte is 89 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fresnay-le-Comte

Canton: Chartres-Sud-Ouest

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28360

Distance to Fresnay-le-Comte

from Chartres (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 89 km

from Calais: 295 km

from Nice: 679 km

from Bordeaux: 416 km

from Strasbourg: 463 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 Fresnay-le-Comte from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonce, Dammarie, La Bourdiniere-Saint-Loup, Luplante, Meslay-le-Vidame, Montainville and Vitray-en-Beauce.

This page in French: Visiter Fresnay-le-Comte

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