Umpeau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Umpeau in Eure-et-Loir

Visit Umpeau: highlights and tourist information

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Umpeau 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 14 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Umpeau is 65 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres Cathedral at 14 km and Chartres at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Umpeau, 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 Umpeau 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 Umpeau

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

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)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (49km)
  • Parc de 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

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

Umpeau 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 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