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Meslay-le-Grenet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Meslay-le-Grenet in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres at 10 km from Meslay-le-Grenet

Visit Meslay-le-Grenet: highlights and tourist information

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Meslay-le-Grenet is situated in the Eure-et-Loir department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres at 10 km and Chartres Cathedral at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Meslay-le-Grenet, 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 Meslay-le-Grenet in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chartres guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide


National Monument at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Chateaudun guide


at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 44 km (direction west), in the Orne department

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has...

See Le Perche guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide

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

Map of places to visit near Meslay-le-Grenet


Markets in and near Meslay-le-Grenet

  • Luce: market Sunday (9km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (12km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (14km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (21km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (29km)
  • La Loupe: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (31km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (33km)

More information about Meslay-le-Grenet, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Meslay-le-Grenet, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (44km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (55km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (12km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (45km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (36km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (48km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (54km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (30km)

Geography and distances

Meslay-le-Grenet is in the eastern-center of France at 12 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Meslay-le-Grenet is 90 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Meslay-le-Grenet

Canton: Illiers-Combray

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28120

Distance to Meslay-le-Grenet

from Chartres (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 90 km

from Calais: 289 km

from Nice: 689 km

from Bordeaux: 420 km

from Strasbourg: 470 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 Meslay-le-Grenet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bailleau-le-Pin, Chauffours, Ermenonville-la-Grande, Fontenay-sur-Eure, La Bourdiniere-Saint-Loup, Mignieres, Nogent-sur-Eure, Saint-Georges-sur-Eure, Sandarville and Thivars.

This page in French: Visiter Meslay-le-Grenet

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