Meslay-le-Vidame tourism and travel guide

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Visit Meslay-le-Vidame: highlights and tourist information

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Meslay-le-Vidame 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 20 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Meslay-le-Vidame is 92 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres at 16 km and Chartres Cathedral at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Meslay-le-Vidame

Markets in and near Meslay-le-Vidame

  • Bonneval: market Monday (12km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (17km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (18km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (25km)
  • Chateaudun: market Thursday all day & Saturday (25km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (31km)
  • Cloyes-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (35km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (36km)

More information about Meslay-le-Vidame, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Meslay-le-Vidame, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (58km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (16km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (49km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (40km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (51km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (24km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (51km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (52km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Meslay-le-Vidame

Canton: Bonneval

Arrondissement: Châteaudun

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28360

Distance to Meslay-le-Vidame

from Chartres (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 92 km

from Calais: 298 km

from Nice: 678 km

from Bordeaux: 413 km

from Strasbourg: 465 km

Getting here

Meslay-le-Vidame 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 Meslay-le-Vidame from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonce, Fresnay-le-Comte, La Bourdiniere-Saint-Loup, Le Gault-Saint-Denis, Luplante and Vitray-en-Beauce.

This page in French: Visiter Meslay-le-Vidame