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Pontgouin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pontgouin in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres Cathedral at 24 km from Pontgouin

Visit Pontgouin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres Cathedral at 24 km and Chartres at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pontgouin, 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 Pontgouin in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide


at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Chartres guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Orne department

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

See Le Perche guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide


at 45 km (direction west), in the Orne department

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide


at 46 km (direction west), in the Orne department

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche...

See Belleme guide


National Monument at 47 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateaudun guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Sarthe department

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

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

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pontgouin


Markets in and near Pontgouin

  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (7km)
  • La Loupe: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Senonches: market Friday (13km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (23km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (25km)
  • Remalard: market Monday (29km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (31km)
  • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Dreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday (32km)

More information about Pontgouin, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Pontgouin, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (21km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (29km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (39km)

Geography and distances

Pontgouin is in the eastern-center of France at 24 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Pontgouin is 97 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontgouin

Canton: Courville-sur-Eure

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28190

Distance to Pontgouin

from Chartres (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 97 km

from Calais: 279 km

from Nice: 710 km

from Bordeaux: 426 km

from Strasbourg: 485 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 Pontgouin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Billancelles, Chuisnes, Courville-sur-Eure, Favieres, Friaize, Landelles and Le Favril.

This page in French: Visiter Pontgouin

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