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Pierres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pierres in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres Cathedral at 17 km from Pierres

Visit Pierres: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres Cathedral at 17 km and Chateau de Rambouillet at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pierres, 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 Pierres in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
 
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Chartres

Chartres

at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chartres guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Versailles Palace guide
Evreux

Evreux

at 57 km (direction north-west), in the Eure department

In Evreux it is the two religious monuments - the cathedral and...

See Evreux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pierres

 
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Markets in and near Pierres

  • Maintenon: market Thursday (1km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (8km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (17km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (19km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (20km)
  • Dreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday (23km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (23km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (29km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Ezy-sur-Eure: market Thursday & Sunday (33km)

Hotels near Pierres

More information about Pierres, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Pierres, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (20km)
  • Villa Savoye (50km)
  • Chateau de Maisons (59km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (29km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (41km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (43km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (50km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (51km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (52km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (19km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (28km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (35km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (35km)
  • Le pré Catelan (40km)
  • Parc de Courson (42km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (44km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (47km)
  • Parc de Versailles (47km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (52km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (12km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (25km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (29km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (36km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (20km)
  • Etampes (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (35km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (50km)
  • Le Vesinet (54km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pierres is in the eastern-center of France at 16 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Pierres is 64 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pierres

Canton: Maintenon

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28130

Distance to Pierres

from Chartres (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 64 km

from Calais: 264 km

from Nice: 697 km

from Bordeaux: 448 km

from Strasbourg: 454 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 Pierres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bailleau-Armenonville, Bouglainval, Chartainvilliers, Hanches, Houx, Maintenon, Mevoisins, Neron, Saint-Martin-de-Nigelles, Saint-Piat, Villiers-le-Morhier and Yermenonville.

This page in French: Visiter Pierres

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