Havelu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Havelu in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chateau de Rambouillet at 26 km from Havelu

Visit Havelu: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Havelu in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Rambouillet at 26 km and Giverny Gardens at 32 km.

Havelu, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
Giverny Gardens

Giverny Gardens

Garden at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Eure department

The most famous, most visited, and perhaps most attractive gardens in France, as painted...

See Giverny Gardens guide
La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Val-d'Oise department

At La Roche-Guyon, a 'plus beau village de France', you can exlore a pretty...

See La Roche-Guyon guide
Vernon

Vernon

at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Eure department

Vernon has an attractive historic centre and sits on the banks of the River...

See Vernon guide
 
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Evreux

Evreux

at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Eure department

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

See Evreux guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide
Chartres

Chartres

at 41 km (direction south)

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

See Chartres guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 43 km (direction east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Versailles Palace guide
Chateau Gaillard

Chateau Gaillard

Castle at 51 km (direction north-north-west), in the Eure department

The evocative ruins of Chateau Gaillard, built in the 12th century by Richard the...

See Chateau Gaillard guide

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Markets in and near Havelu

  • Houdan: market Friday (5km)
  • Ivry-la-Bataille: market Saturday (12km)
  • Ezy-sur-Eure: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Dreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday (13km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (16km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (22km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-l'Eure: market Friday (23km)
  • Buchelay: market Friday (23km)
  • Mantes-la-Ville: market Thursday (24km)
  • Nonancourt: market Wednesday (25km)

More information about Havelu, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Havelu, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (27km)
  • Villa Savoye (39km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (35km)
  • Vexin Francais (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (31km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (35km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (38km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (41km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (47km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (50km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Thoiry (21km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (21km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (26km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (32km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (32km)
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (32km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (37km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (38km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (38km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (42km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (43km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (43km)
  • Parc de Versailles (43km)
  • Parc de Courson (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (27km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (32km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (32km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (38km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (27km)
  • Pontoise (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Vesinet (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (21km)
 
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Geography and distances

Havelu is in the eastern-center of France at 37 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Havelu is 60 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Havelu

Canton: Anet

Arrondissement: Dreux

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28410

Distance to Havelu

from Chartres (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 60 km

from Calais: 241 km

from Nice: 717 km

from Bordeaux: 468 km

from Strasbourg: 456 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 Havelu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bercheres-sur-Vesgre, Boutigny-Prouais, Broue, Champagne, Dannemarie, Germainville, Goussainville, Gressey, Houdan, Marchezais, Rouvres, Saint-Lubin-de-la-Haye and Serville.

This page in French: Visiter Havelu