Ymeray tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ymeray in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres Cathedral at 17 km from Ymeray

Visit Ymeray: highlights and tourist information

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Ymeray 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 Ymeray in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres Cathedral at 17 km and Chateau de Rambouillet at 17 km.

Ymeray, 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 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 17 km (direction 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


at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chartres guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Yvelines department

A short distance outside central Paris, the Palais de Versailles is an enormous and...

See Versailles Palace guide


National Monument at 56 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateaudun guide
Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 58 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 59 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 60 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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at 60 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Champs-Elsées, often called the most beautiful avenue in the world, is in the...

See Champs-Elysees guide
Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 60 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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Musee de l\'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 60 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 61 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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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 61 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Jardin des Tuileries is a large park and garden near the Louvre in...

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 61 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Eglise de la Madeleine is a most unusual church, being built under orders...

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Markets in and near Ymeray

  • Auneau: market Friday (8km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (12km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (17km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (20km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (20km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (32km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)

More information about Ymeray, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Ymeray, France

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


  • Cinéaqua (59km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (18km)
  • Maison des Jardies (51km)
  • Saint Cloud Parc (52km)
  • Arc de Triomphe (60km)

Other tourist attractions

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (17km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (26km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (36km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (37km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (50km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (51km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (17km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (31km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (31km)
  • Parc de Courson (35km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (38km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (39km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (40km)
  • Le pré Catelan (40km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (45km)
  • Parc de Versailles (45km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (51km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (52km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (52km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (53km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (9km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (20km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (26km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (32km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (18km)
  • Etampes (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (25km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (47km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (51km)
  • Meudon (52km)
  • Le Vesinet (53km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (54km)
  • Courbevoie (59km)
  • Levallois-Perret (61km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (40km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (58km)

Geography and distances

Ymeray is in the eastern-center of France at 17 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Ymeray is 61 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ymeray

Canton: Maintenon

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28320

Distance to Ymeray

from Chartres (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 61 km

from Calais: 271 km

from Nice: 685 km

from Bordeaux: 444 km

from Strasbourg: 445 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 Ymeray from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auneau, Bailleau-Armenonville, Bleury, Champseru, Ecrosnes, Gallardon, Le Gue-de-Longroi, Levainville, Oinville-sous-Auneau, Saint-Symphorien-le-Chateau, Umpeau and Yermenonville.

This page in French: Visiter Ymeray