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Hanches tourism and travel guide

Photo of Hanches in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chateau de Rambouillet at 14 km from Hanches

Visit Hanches: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Rambouillet at 14 km and Chartres Cathedral at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Hanches, 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 Hanches in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 14 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
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide
Chartres

Chartres

at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chartres guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Versailles Palace guide
 
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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

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

Built in the late 19th century as a temporary monument, it is...

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Arc de Triomphe is the second largest triumphal arch in the...

See Arc de Triomphe guide
Champs-Elysees

Champs-Elysees

at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Champs-Elsées, often called the most beautiful avenue in the world, is...

See Champs-Elysees guide
Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 58 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Musee de l'Orangerie in Paris is best known for its eight...

See Musee de l'Orangerie guide
Evreux

Evreux

at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Eure department

In Evreux it is the two religious monuments - the cathedral and...

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Map of places to visit near Hanches

 
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Markets in and near Hanches

  • Maintenon: market Thursday (4km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (10km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (18km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (21km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (21km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (23km)
  • Dreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday (25km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Beynes: market Thursday (33km)

Hotels near Hanches

More information about Hanches, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Hanches, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (15km)
  • Villa Savoye (46km)
  • Maison des Jardies (48km)
  • Saint Cloud Parc (48km)
  • Chateau de Maisons (54km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (20km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (23km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (35km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (39km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (45km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (14km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (24km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (29km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (31km)
  • Parc de Courson (37km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (39km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (42km)
  • Parc de Versailles (42km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (44km)
  • Le pré Catelan (44km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (47km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (48km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (7km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (19km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (23km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (31km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (14km)
  • Etampes (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (35km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (45km)
  • Le Vesinet (49km)
  • Meudon (50km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (50km)
  • Courbevoie (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Hanches is in the eastern-center of France at 20 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Hanches is 59 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Hanches

Canton: Maintenon

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28130

Distance to Hanches

from Chartres (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 59 km

from Calais: 262 km

from Nice: 696 km

from Bordeaux: 451 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 Hanches from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Droue-sur-Drouette, Epernon, Gas, Hermeray, Houx, Maintenon, Mevoisins, Pierres, Raizeux, Saint-Lucien, Saint-Martin-de-Nigelles, Saint-Piat and Yermenonville.

This page in French: Visiter Hanches

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