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Fresnay-le-Gilmert tourism and travel guide

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

Photo is of Chartres Cathedral at 9 km from Fresnay-le-Gilmert

Visit Fresnay-le-Gilmert: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions

Fresnay-le-Gilmert is situated in the Eure-et-Loir department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres Cathedral at 9 km and Chartres at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 9 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chartres guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 48 km (direction west), in the Orne department

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

See Le Perche guide


at 49 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide


National Monument at 50 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateaudun guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fresnay-le-Gilmert


Markets in and near Fresnay-le-Gilmert

  • Luce: market Sunday (9km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (9km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (15km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (15km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (17km)
  • Dreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday (25km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (26km)
  • Senonches: market Friday (29km)
  • La Loupe: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (31km)

Hotels near Fresnay-le-Gilmert

More information about Fresnay-le-Gilmert, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Fresnay-le-Gilmert, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (27km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (33km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (42km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (48km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (25km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (38km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (42km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (50km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (48km)

Geography and distances

Fresnay-le-Gilmert is in the eastern-center of France at 8 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Fresnay-le-Gilmert is 78 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fresnay-le-Gilmert

Canton: Chartres-Nord-Est

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28300

Distance to Fresnay-le-Gilmert

from Chartres (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 78 km

from Calais: 273 km

from Nice: 699 km

from Bordeaux: 436 km

from Strasbourg: 466 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-Gilmert from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bailleau-l'Eveque, Bercheres-Saint-Germain, Briconville, Challet, Clevilliers, Dangers, Leves, Poisvilliers and Saint-Aubin-Des-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Fresnay-le-Gilmert

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