Sours tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sours: highlights and tourist information

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Sours is situated in the Eure-et-Loir department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the eastern-center of France at 10 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Sours is 74 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres at 8 km and Chartres Cathedral at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sours, 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 Sours in Centre-Loire Valley.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Sours

Markets in and near Sours

  • Chartres: market Saturday (9km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (11km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (14km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (20km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (27km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (27km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (30km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)

More information about Sours, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Sours, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sours.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (9km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (39km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (42km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (29km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (31km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (43km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (44km)
  • Parc de Courson (45km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (50km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (58km)
  • Parc de Versailles (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (22km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (33km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (39km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (45km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (31km)
  • Etampes (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (18km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (60km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sours

Canton: Chartres-Sud-Est

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28630

Distance to Sours

from Chartres (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 74 km

from Calais: 283 km

from Nice: 682 km

from Bordeaux: 431 km

from Strasbourg: 453 km

Getting here

Sours is in the eastern-center of France. 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 Sours from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bercheres-les-Pierres, Francourville, Gellainville, Houville-la-Branche, Nogent-le-Phaye and Prunay-le-Gillon.

This page in French: Visiter Sours