Germainville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Germainville in Eure-et-Loir

Visit Germainville: highlights and tourist information

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Germainville 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 32 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Germainville is 65 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres Cathedral at 33 km and Chartres at 36 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Germainville, 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 Germainville 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 Germainville

Markets in and near Germainville

  • Dreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday (8km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (10km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (11km)
  • Ezy-sur-Eure: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Ivry-la-Bataille: market Saturday (16km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (18km)
  • Nonancourt: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-l'Eure: market Friday (24km)
  • Buchelay: market Friday (30km)
  • Mantes-la-Ville: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Germainville, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Germainville, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (28km)
  • Villa Savoye (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (37km)
  • Vexin Francais (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (34km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (41km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (44km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Groussay (25km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (27km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (27km)
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (35km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (37km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (37km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (40km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (41km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (44km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (26km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (33km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (34km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (41km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (27km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (27km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Germainville

Canton: Dreux-Est

Arrondissement: Dreux

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28500

Distance to Germainville

from Chartres (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 65 km

from Calais: 247 km

from Nice: 715 km

from Bordeaux: 462 km

from Strasbourg: 460 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abondant, Broue, Chapelle-Forainvilliers, Charpont, Cherisy, Croisilles, Ecluzelles, Goussainville, Havelu, Marchezais, Mezieres-en-Drouais, Ouerre, Saint-Laurent-la-Gatine, Sainte-Gemme-Moronval and Serville.

This page in French: Visiter Germainville