Villars tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villars in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres at 21 km from Villars

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Villars 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 Villars in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres at 21 km and Chateaudun at 24 km.

Villars, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chartres

Chartres

at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chartres guide
Chateaudun

Chateaudun

National Monument at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateaudun guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide
Orleans

Orleans

at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

The large town of Orleans has a great deal to recommend it: a famous...

See Orleans guide
 
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Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

The Hotel Groslot is a beautiful mansion close to the cathedral in Orleans....

See Hotel Groslot guide
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

The carvings and grandeur of the western facade are the highlight of the 17th...

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide
Meung-sur-Loire

Meung-sur-Loire

at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loiret department

Meung sur Loire is a pretty medieval village near Orleans....

See Meung-sur-Loire guide
Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loiret department

The Jardins de Roquelin is a pretty rose garden in the Loire Valley....

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

The Parc Floral de la Source is an extensive park to the south of...

See Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

The arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres is a fabulous arboretum and garden near Orleans...

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 60 km (direction south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains many monuments from...

See Vendome guide

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Markets in and near Villars

  • Voves: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (13km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (24km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (24km)
  • Chateaudun: market Thursday all day & Saturday (24km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (29km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (30km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (33km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (34km)

More information about Villars, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Villars, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (42km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (18km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (43km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (43km)
  • Olivet (48km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villars is in the eastern-center of France at 25 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Villars is 91 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villars

Canton: Voves

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28150

Distance to Villars

from Chartres (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 91 km

from Calais: 303 km

from Nice: 670 km

from Bordeaux: 411 km

from Strasbourg: 459 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 Villars from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Gault-Saint-Denis, Montainville, Neuvy-en-Dunois, Pre-Saint-Evroult, Rouvray-Saint-Florentin, Sancheville, Villeau and Voves.

This page in French: Visiter Villars