Havelu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Havelu in Eure-et-Loir

Visit Havelu: highlights and tourist information

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Havelu 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 37 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Havelu is 60 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Giverny Gardens at 32 km and La Roche-Guyon at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Havelu, 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 Havelu 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 Havelu

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

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)
  • Parc de Versailles (43km)
  • Potager du roi, 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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Havelu 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 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