Saint-Martin-de-Nigelles tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Martin-de-Nigelles is situated in the Eure-et-Loir department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Martin-de-Nigelles in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Rambouillet at 16 km and Chartres Cathedral at 21 km.

Saint-Martin-de-Nigelles, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 16 km (direction east), in the Yvelines department

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

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Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

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at 56 km (direction north-west), in the Eure department

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Martin-de-Nigelles

  • Maintenon: market Thursday (3km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (7km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (20km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (21km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (21km)
  • Dreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday (22km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (23km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Ezy-sur-Eure: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Martin-de-Nigelles, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (16km)
  • Villa Savoye (46km)
  • Maison des Jardies (49km)
  • Saint Cloud Parc (50km)
  • Chateau de Maisons (54km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (25km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (37km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (43km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (46km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (16km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (24km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (31km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (31km)
  • Parc de Courson (39km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (41km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (43km)
  • Parc de Versailles (43km)
  • Le pré Catelan (44km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (46km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (48km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (50km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (10km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (21km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (25km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (32km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (16km)
  • Etampes (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (37km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (46km)
  • Le Vesinet (49km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (31km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Martin-de-Nigelles is in the eastern-center of France at 20 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martin-de-Nigelles is 60 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martin-de-Nigelles

Canton: Maintenon

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28130

Distance to Saint-Martin-de-Nigelles

from Chartres (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 60 km

from Calais: 260 km

from Nice: 698 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 451 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 Saint-Martin-de-Nigelles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coulombs, Epernon, Gas, Hanches, Hermeray, Houx, Lormaye, Maintenon, Nogent-le-Roi, Pierres, Raizeux, Saint-Lucien, Senantes and Villiers-le-Morhier.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Martin-de-Nigelles