Eure-et-Loir places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Eure-et-Loir department of Loire Valley. See also our Eure-et-Loir travel guide


photo of Chartres

Although most famous for its cathedral, you will also find plenty to explore elsewhere in the town of Chartres

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Chartres Cathedral

photo of Chartres Cathedral

The 13th century cathedral in Chartres is generally considered to be one of the most beautiful gothic cathedrals in the world

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photo of Chateaudun

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

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photo of Nogent-le-Rotrou

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

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For more information see the Eure-et-Loir guide


Market towns & days in Eure-et-Loir

all markets in morning unless otherwise stated

Auneau: Friday
Bonneval: Monday
Brou: Wednesday
Chartres: Saturday
Chateaudun: Thursday all day & Saturday
Cloyes-sur-le-Loir: Saturday
Courville-sur-Eure: Thursday
Dreux: Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday
La Bazoche-Gouet: Saturday
La Loupe: Tuesday
Luce: Sunday
Maintenon: Thursday
Nogent-le-Roi: Saturday
Nogent-le-Rotrou: Saturday all day
Senonches: Friday
Toury: Sunday
Voves: Tuesday

Tourist attractions to visit in Eure-et-Loir

The following sites have received official "tourist classifications"...

4* Towns in Bloom

Chartres: Tourist guide


Secteur Sauvegardé (protected historical town centre)

Chartres: Tourist guide

Listed 'Remarkable Gardens'

Le pré Catelan

Religious Monuments

Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres): Tourist guide

Towns classified as Recommended Detours

Chateaudun: Tourist guide

Nogent-le-Rotrou: Tourist guide

National Monuments

Chateaudun: Tourist guide

UNESCO world heritage sites

Chartres Cathedral: Tourist guide