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Jouy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Jouy in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres Cathedral at 9 km from Jouy

Visit Jouy: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres Cathedral at 9 km and Chartres at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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!

Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide
Chartres

Chartres

at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chartres guide
 
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Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 25 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
Chateaudun

Chateaudun

National Monument at 51 km (direction south-south-west)

Both the castle and the town along the Loir River make Chateaudun...

See Chateaudun guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 53 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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Map of places to visit near Jouy

 
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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)

Hotels near Jouy

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Jouy is in the eastern-center of France at 8 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Jouy is 70 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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