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Fresnay-le-Gilmert tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fresnay-le-Gilmert: highlights and tourist information

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Fresnay-le-Gilmert 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 8 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Fresnay-le-Gilmert is 78 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


... 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)

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

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

Fresnay-le-Gilmert 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 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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