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Luisant tourism and travel guide

Photo of Luisant in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres at 1 km from Luisant

Visit Luisant: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres at 1 km and Chartres Cathedral at 2 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Luisant, 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 Luisant in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 1 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chartres guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 2 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 35 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 41 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateaudun guide


at 50 km (direction 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 63 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

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Eure-et-Loir

Map of places to visit near Luisant


Markets in and near Luisant

  • Luce: market Sunday (1km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (2km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (17km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (20km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (22km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (25km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (28km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (33km)
  • La Loupe: market Tuesday (34km)

Hotels near Luisant

More information about Luisant, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Luisant, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (22km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (35km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (47km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (26km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (39km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (44km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (51km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (27km)

Geography and distances

Luisant is in the eastern-center of France at 3 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Luisant is 80 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Luisant

Canton: Chartres-Sud-Ouest

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28600

Distance to Luisant

from Chartres (prefecture): 3 km

from Paris: 80 km

from Calais: 282 km

from Nice: 690 km

from Bordeaux: 429 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 Luisant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barjouville, Bercheres-les-Pierres, Champhol, Chartres, Chartres Cathedral, Fontenay-sur-Eure, Gellainville, Le Coudray, Leves, Luce, Mainvilliers, Morancez, Thivars and Ver-les-Chartres.

This page in French: Visiter Luisant

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