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Leves tourism and travel guide

Photo of Leves in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres Cathedral at 3 km from Leves

Visit Leves: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres Cathedral at 3 km and Chartres at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Leves, 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 Leves in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 3 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide


at 6 km (direction south)

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

See Chartres guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 31 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


National Monument at 46 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateaudun guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west)

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can discover the...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 60 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 Leves


Markets in and near Leves

  • Chartres: market Saturday (3km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (4km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (15km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (18km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (20km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (21km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Dreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday (31km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (33km)
  • Senonches: market Friday (34km)

Hotels near Leves

More information about Leves, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Leves, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (3km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (41km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (53km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (26km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (31km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (42km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (46km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (23km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (36km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (41km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (48km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (50km)

Geography and distances

Leves is in the eastern-center of France at 2 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Leves is 77 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Leves

Canton: Mainvilliers

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28300

Distance to Leves

from Chartres (prefecture): 2 km

from Paris: 77 km

from Calais: 277 km

from Nice: 693 km

from Bordeaux: 433 km

from Strasbourg: 462 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 Leves from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champhol, Chartres, Chartres Cathedral, Fresnay-le-Gilmert, Gasville-Oiseme, Jouy, Le Coudray, Luce, Luisant, Mainvilliers, Poisvilliers and Saint-Prest.

This page in French: Visiter Leves

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