Umpeau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Umpeau in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres Cathedral at 14 km from Umpeau

Visit Umpeau: highlights and tourist information

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Umpeau 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 Umpeau in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres Cathedral at 14 km and Chartres at 15 km.

Umpeau, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide


at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chartres guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

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Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 49 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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National Monument at 51 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateaudun guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 60 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

The walk along the Rimarden river, the traditional charm and the ruined castle all...

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide
Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 62 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 63 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

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

See Catacombs guide
Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 63 km (direction east-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 64 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 64 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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Musee de l\'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 64 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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National Monument at 64 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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Markets in and near Umpeau

  • Auneau: market Friday (7km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (14km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (14km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (17km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (22km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (32km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (35km)

More information about Umpeau, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Umpeau, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (22km)
  • Maison des Jardies (55km)
  • Saint Cloud Parc (55km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (14km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (30km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (37km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (41km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (54km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (22km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (34km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (35km)
  • Le pré Catelan (37km)
  • Parc de Courson (37km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (41km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (42km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (44km)
  • Parc de Versailles (49km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (49km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (54km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (55km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (13km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (24km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (30km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (36km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (22km)
  • Etampes (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (22km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (51km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (55km)
  • Meudon (56km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (44km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (62km)

Geography and distances

Umpeau is in the eastern-center of France at 14 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Umpeau is 65 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Umpeau

Canton: Auneau

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28700

Distance to Umpeau

from Chartres (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 65 km

from Calais: 275 km

from Nice: 684 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 447 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 Umpeau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beville-le-Comte, Bleury, Champseru, Gallardon, Houville-la-Branche, Le Gue-de-Longroi, Levainville, Oinville-sous-Auneau, Roinville and Ymeray.

This page in French: Visiter Umpeau