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Sainville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainville in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chateau de Rambouillet at 26 km from Sainville

Visit Sainville: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Rambouillet at 26 km and Chartres at 29 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sainville, 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 Sainville in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 26 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
Chartres

Chartres

at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Chartres guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide
Yevre-le-Chatel

Yevre-le-Chatel

Most Beautiful Village at 44 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
 
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Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

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

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

See Versailles Palace guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide
Chateaudun

Chateaudun

National Monument at 55 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateaudun guide
Catacombs

Catacombs

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

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

See Catacombs guide
Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Eiffel Tower guide
Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Jardin du Luxembourg guide
Pantheon

Pantheon

National Monument at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Pantheon guide
Musee de l'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Musee de l'Orangerie guide
Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 60 km (direction north-east), in the Paris department

The Cathedral of Notre-Dame, on an island in the Seine River, is...

See Notre Dame cathedral guide

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Map of places to visit near Sainville

 
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Markets in and near Sainville

  • Auneau: market Friday (9km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (25km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (29km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (29km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (31km)
  • Arpajon: market Friday (33km)

Hotels near Sainville

More information about Sainville, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Sainville, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (21km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (30km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (26km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (27km)
  • Parc de Courson (28km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (31km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (34km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (41km)
  • Parc du château de Courances (44km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (47km)
  • Parc de Versailles (47km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (49km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (21km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (24km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (30km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (34km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (21km)
  • Rambouillet (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (15km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (47km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (49km)
  • Meudon (51km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (59km)
  • Creteil (59km)
 
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Geography and distances

Sainville is in the eastern-center of France at 29 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Sainville is 60 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainville

Canton: Auneau

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28700

Distance to Sainville

from Chartres (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 60 km

from Calais: 282 km

from Nice: 669 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 433 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 Sainville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allainville, Authon-la-Plaine, Chapelle-d'Aunainville, Chatignonville, Denonville, Garancieres-en-Beauce, Lethuin, Maisons, Mondonville-Saint-Jean, Morainville, Orlu, Oysonville, Paray-Douaville and Vierville.

This page in French: Visiter Sainville

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