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Morainville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Morainville in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres at 26 km from Morainville

Visit Morainville: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres at 26 km and Chartres Cathedral at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Morainville, 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 Morainville in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chartres

Chartres

at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Chartres guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

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

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 and the ruined...

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide
Chateaudun

Chateaudun

National Monument at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateaudun guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Versailles Palace guide
Bellegarde

Bellegarde

at 63 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

Bellegarde is a small traditional town with an atractive...

See Bellegarde guide

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

Map of places to visit near Morainville

 
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Markets in and near Morainville

  • Auneau: market Friday (10km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (22km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (26km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (26km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (28km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (30km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (37km)

More information about Morainville, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Morainville, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (26km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (35km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (30km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (33km)
  • Parc de Courson (34km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (36km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (40km)
  • Le pré Catelan (44km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (44km)
  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (52km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (54km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (24km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (29km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (35km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (39km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (26km)
  • Rambouillet (29km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (10km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (52km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (55km)
  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (62km)
 
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Geography and distances

Morainville is in the eastern-center of France at 27 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Morainville is 65 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Morainville

Canton: Auneau

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28700

Distance to Morainville

from Chartres (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 65 km

from Calais: 286 km

from Nice: 668 km

from Bordeaux: 435 km

from Strasbourg: 437 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 Morainville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baudreville, Chapelle-d'Aunainville, Chatenay, Denonville, Gouillons, Lethuin, Maisons, Mondonville-Saint-Jean, Ouarville, Reclainville and Sainville.

This page in French: Visiter Morainville

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