Saint-Symphorien-le-Chateau tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Symphorien-le-Chateau 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-Symphorien-le-Chateau in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Rambouillet at 15 km and Chartres Cathedral at 22 km.

Saint-Symphorien-le-Chateau, 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 15 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

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Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

Built in the late 19th century as a temporary monument, it is extraordinary that...

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at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

For a different side of Paris, explore the ancient catacombs in tunnels underneath the...

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Arc de Triomphe is the second largest triumphal arch in the world and...

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Jardin du Luxembourg is one of the most extensive and most popular public...

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at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Champs-Elsées, often called the most beautiful avenue in the world, is in the...

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National Monument at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The 18th century Pantheon was originally to be a church based on the pantheon...

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Musee de l\'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Musee de l'Orangerie in Paris is best known for its eight paintings of...

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Jardin des Tuileries is a large park and garden near the Louvre in...

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The most visited art museum in the world, the Louvre contains countless numbers of...

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Eglise de la Madeleine is a most unusual church, being built under orders...

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Markets in and near Saint-Symphorien-le-Chateau

  • Auneau: market Friday (6km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (16km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (22km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (23km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (24km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Symphorien-le-Chateau, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (55km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (56km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (23km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (31km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (51km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (57km)
  • Sainte Chapelle (Paris) (57km)
  • Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Paris) (57km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (15km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (27km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (30km)
  • Parc de Courson (30km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (34km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (34km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (39km)
  • Parc de Versailles (42km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (42km)
  • Le pré Catelan (45km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (47km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (48km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (49km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (49km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (50km)
  • Jardin du Palais-Royal (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (8km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (17km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (23km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (29km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (15km)
  • Etampes (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (24km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (43km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (47km)
  • Meudon (48km)
  • Le Vesinet (50km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (51km)
  • Courbevoie (56km)
  • Levallois-Perret (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (39km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (55km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (57km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Symphorien-le-Chateau is in the eastern-center of France at 21 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Saint-Symphorien-le-Chateau is 58 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Symphorien-le-Chateau

Canton: Maintenon

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28700

Distance to Saint-Symphorien-le-Chateau

from Chartres (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 58 km

from Calais: 271 km

from Nice: 683 km

from Bordeaux: 446 km

from Strasbourg: 441 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-Symphorien-le-Chateau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ablis, Auneau, Bleury, Ecrosnes, Gallardon, Le Gue-de-Longroi, Levainville, Oinville-sous-Auneau, Orsonville, Prunay-en-Yvelines and Ymeray.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Symphorien-le-Chateau