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Jouy tourism and travel guide

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Visit Jouy: highlights and tourist information

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Jouy 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: Jouy is 70 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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Jouy, 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 Jouy 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 Jouy

Markets in and near Jouy

  • Chartres: market Saturday (9km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (9km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (11km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (15km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (17km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (24km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Dreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday (28km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (31km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)

More information about Jouy, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Jouy, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (25km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (9km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (34km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (46km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (46km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (57km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (58km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (25km)
  • Le pré Catelan (32km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (36km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (39km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (43km)
  • Parc de Courson (45km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (48km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (53km)
  • Parc de Versailles (53km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (16km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (29km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (34km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (41km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (25km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (29km)
  • Le Vesinet (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Jouy

Canton: Chartres-Nord-Est

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28300

Distance to Jouy

from Chartres (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 70 km

from Calais: 272 km

from Nice: 692 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 456 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bercheres-Saint-Germain, Bouglainval, Champhol, Chartainvilliers, Coltainville, Gasville-Oiseme, Houx, Leves, Mevoisins, Saint-Piat, Saint-Prest, Soulaires and Yermenonville.

This page in French: Visiter Jouy

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