Vernouillet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vernouillet in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres Cathedral at 31 km from Vernouillet

Visit Vernouillet: highlights and tourist information

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Vernouillet 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 Vernouillet in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres Cathedral at 31 km and Chartres at 34 km.

Vernouillet, 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 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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 34 km (direction east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Eure department

In Evreux it is the two religious monuments - the cathedral and the bishop's...

See Evreux guide
Giverny Gardens

Giverny Gardens

Garden at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Eure department

The most famous, most visited, and perhaps most attractive gardens in France, as painted...

See Giverny Gardens guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Eure department

Vernon has an attractive historic centre and sits on the banks of the River...

See Vernon guide
La Roche-Guyon

La Roche-Guyon

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Val-d'Oise department

At La Roche-Guyon, a 'plus beau village de France', you can exlore a pretty...

See La Roche-Guyon guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Orne department

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

See Le Perche guide
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 58 km (direction west-north-west), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Beaumesnil is a baroque style castle surrounded by park and gardens...

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide


at 59 km (direction south-west)

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

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide

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Map of places to visit near Vernouillet


Markets in and near Vernouillet

  • Dreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday (3km)
  • Nonancourt: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (14km)
  • Ezy-sur-Eure: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (20km)
  • Ivry-la-Bataille: market Saturday (20km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (21km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-l'Eure: market Friday (22km)
  • Damville: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Senonches: market Friday (29km)

More information about Vernouillet, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Vernouillet, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (54km)
  • Vexin Francais (59km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (34km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (35km)
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (35km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (36km)
  • Jardin de Claude Monet (42km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (42km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (45km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (51km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (31km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (41km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (42km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (35km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (36km)

Geography and distances

Vernouillet is in the eastern-center of France at 30 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Vernouillet is 74 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vernouillet

Canton: Dreux-Sud

Arrondissement: Dreux

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28500

Distance to Vernouillet

from Chartres (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 74 km

from Calais: 251 km

from Nice: 719 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 469 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 Vernouillet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allainville, Aunay-sous-Crecy, Cherisy, Crecy-Couve, Dreux, Ecluzelles, Garancieres-en-Drouais, Garnay, Louvilliers-en-Drouais, Luray, Mezieres-en-Drouais, Sainte-Gemme-Moronval, Treon and Vert-en-Drouais.

This page in French: Visiter Vernouillet