Mainvilliers tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mainvilliers in Eure-et-Loir

Visit Mainvilliers: highlights and tourist information

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Mainvilliers 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 1 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Mainvilliers is 79 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres Cathedral at 1 km and Chartres at 3 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mainvilliers, 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 Mainvilliers in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Mainvilliers

Markets in and near Mainvilliers

  • Chartres: market Saturday (1km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (2km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (17km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (18km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (22km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (23km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (30km)
  • Dreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday (33km)
  • La Loupe: market Tuesday (34km)

More information about Mainvilliers, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Mainvilliers, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Mainvilliers.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (1km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (23km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (34km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (45km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (25km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (38km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (43km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (50km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (28km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mainvilliers

Canton: Mainvilliers

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28300

Distance to Mainvilliers

from Chartres (prefecture): 1 km

from Paris: 79 km

from Calais: 280 km

from Nice: 691 km

from Bordeaux: 431 km

from Strasbourg: 462 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amilly, Bailleau-l'Eveque, Barjouville, Champhol, Chartres, Chartres Cathedral, Fontenay-sur-Eure, Gellainville, Le Coudray, Leves, Luce, Luisant, Morancez and Saint-Prest.

This page in French: Visiter Mainvilliers