Thivars tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thivars in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres at 5 km from Thivars

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Thivars 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 Thivars in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres at 5 km and Chartres Cathedral at 8 km.

Thivars, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chartres guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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National Monument at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide


at 47 km (direction west)

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

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 48 km (direction west), in the Orne department

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

See Le Perche guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 68 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Versailles Palace guide

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Map of places to visit near Thivars


Markets in and near Thivars

  • Luce: market Sunday (6km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (8km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (17km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (23km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (26km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (26km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (30km)
  • La Loupe: market Tuesday (34km)

More information about Thivars, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Thivars, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (17km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (40km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (52km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (31km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (44km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (49km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (56km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (26km)

Geography and distances

Thivars is in the eastern-center of France at 9 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Thivars is 85 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thivars

Canton: Chartres-Sud-Ouest

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28630

Distance to Thivars

from Chartres (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 85 km

from Calais: 287 km

from Nice: 687 km

from Bordeaux: 423 km

from Strasbourg: 465 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 Thivars from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barjouville, Corancez, Dammarie, Ermenonville-la-Grande, Fontenay-sur-Eure, Le Coudray, Luce, Luisant, Meslay-le-Grenet, Mignieres, Morancez and Ver-les-Chartres.

This page in French: Visiter Thivars


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