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Villeneuve-Saint-Nicolas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villeneuve-Saint-Nicolas in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres at 16 km from Villeneuve-Saint-Nicolas

Visit Villeneuve-Saint-Nicolas: highlights and tourist information

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Villeneuve-Saint-Nicolas is situated in the Eure-et-Loir department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres at 16 km and Chartres Cathedral at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villeneuve-Saint-Nicolas, 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 Villeneuve-Saint-Nicolas in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chartres guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide


National Monument at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateaudun guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide


at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Hotel Groslot guide
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

The carvings and grandeur of the western facade are...

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

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

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

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

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

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

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

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 58 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Eure-et-Loir

Map of places to visit near Villeneuve-Saint-Nicolas


Markets in and near Villeneuve-Saint-Nicolas

  • Voves: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (18km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (18km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (18km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (25km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (29km)
  • Chateaudun: market Thursday all day & Saturday (30km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (30km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (32km)

More information about Villeneuve-Saint-Nicolas, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Villeneuve-Saint-Nicolas, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (19km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (47km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (23km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (44km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (55km)
  • Parc de Courson (55km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (36km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (46km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (52km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (44km)
  • Etampes (48km)
  • Orleans (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (16km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (48km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (48km)

Geography and distances

Villeneuve-Saint-Nicolas is in the eastern-center of France at 20 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Villeneuve-Saint-Nicolas is 86 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villeneuve-Saint-Nicolas

Canton: Voves

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28150

Distance to Villeneuve-Saint-Nicolas

from Chartres (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 86 km

from Calais: 297 km

from Nice: 673 km

from Bordeaux: 417 km

from Strasbourg: 457 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 Villeneuve-Saint-Nicolas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonce, Le Gault-Saint-Denis, Montainville, Pezy, Rouvray-Saint-Florentin, Theuville, Villeau and Voves.

This page in French: Visiter Villeneuve-Saint-Nicolas

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