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Maisons tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maisons in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chateau de Rambouillet at 27 km from Maisons

Visit Maisons: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Rambouillet at 27 km and Chartres at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Maisons, 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 Maisons in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 27 km (direction ), in the Yvelines department

Once a Royal castle, the Chateau de Rambouillet is now the...

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
Chartres

Chartres

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Chartres guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

The chateau de Chamerolles is an attractive chateau with...

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide
 
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Yevre-le-Chatel

Yevre-le-Chatel

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

The walk along the Rimarden river, the traditional charm...

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Yvelines department

A short distance outside central Paris, the Palais de Versailles is...

See Versailles Palace guide
Chateaudun

Chateaudun

National Monument at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateaudun guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

The arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres is a fabulous arboretum and...

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide
Catacombs

Catacombs

at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

For a different side of Paris, explore the ancient catacombs in...

See Catacombs guide
Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 61 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Jardin du Luxembourg is one of the most extensive...

See Jardin du Luxembourg guide
Pantheon

Pantheon

National Monument at 61 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The 18th century Pantheon was originally to be a church based on...

See Pantheon guide
Sainte-Chapelle

Sainte-Chapelle

Church at 62 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

Sainte-Chapelle, on the Ile de la Cité in Paris, is an...

See Sainte-Chapelle guide
Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 62 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Cathedral of Notre-Dame, on an island in the Seine...

See Notre Dame cathedral guide
Conciergerie

Conciergerie

National Monument at 62 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

La Conciergerie at Paris is one of the oldest...

See Conciergerie guide

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Map of places to visit near Maisons

 
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Markets in and near Maisons

  • Auneau: market Friday (9km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (24km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (24km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (27km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (28km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (29km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Maisons, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Maisons, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (23km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (27km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (32km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (27km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (30km)
  • Parc de Courson (31km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (33km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (37km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (42km)
  • Le pré Catelan (46km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (49km)
  • Parc de Versailles (49km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (51km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (22km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (26km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (32km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (35km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (24km)
  • Rambouillet (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (13km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (49km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (51km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (61km)
 
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Geography and distances

Maisons is in the eastern-center of France at 27 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Maisons is 62 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maisons

Canton: Auneau

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28700

Distance to Maisons

from Chartres (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 62 km

from Calais: 283 km

from Nice: 669 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 435 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 Maisons from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allainville, Ardelu, Aunay-sous-Auneau, Chapelle-d'Aunainville, Chatenay, Denonville, Garancieres-en-Beauce, Lethuin, Mondonville-Saint-Jean, Morainville, Orlu, Ouarville, Sainville and Vierville.

This page in French: Visiter Maisons

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