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Chartres, you will be blown away

Along the Eure river, some 90 kms away from Paris, set on the Beauce plain, is the nice city of Chartres. The city is particularly famous for the "bleu de chartres", the vivid blue colour of its cathedral world-known stained glass windows.

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Architecture lovers will wow visiting Chartres’ cathedral. Dating back to the 12th and 13th century, this UNESCO listed masterpiece is a real gem. T

he ancient abbey St Peter still offers its church from the 11th and 13th centuries, and it is worth the detour. But there is a lot to do in this little town so you may be spoiled for choice. What about having a walk in the old centre to admire the half-timered houses ? Or why don’t you stroll on the horticulture garden to see some rare species of plants ?

You can also visit museums such as the one of school or the international centre of the stained glass window.

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From our travel community

Does anyone have any suggestions for getting from paris to chartres during the rail strike? help? How are people dealing with the rail strike? We need to get from Paris to Chartres. Are there any trains running on this route during a strike? I have also heard there is some construction going on the rail line between Paris and Chartres? (...)

Jeff Davies | 2018/04/12 complete | 1 Comments
What should i purchase for paris cdg airport-versailles-chartres-nimes-lyon-chamonix-paris? My husband and I are planning to tour France along with our 3yr old daughter. We will arrive in Paris CDG airport on 19 march.On 20th visit Versailles in morning and then go to Chartres by 1pm and head for Nimes after 7pm.On 21st arrive in (...)

varsha walke | 2015/03/05 complete | 2 Comments
On the way from st. malo to chartres, is 19 minutes between trains at the the paris montparnasse station (...) Hello, On Saturday, September 9, I will be travelling from Saint Malo, France to Chartres, France. The train from Saint Malo to Paris is TGV Atlantic 8084, leaving Saint Malo at 12:03 pm arriving in Montparnasse station, Paris at 2:47 pm. We (...)

Gabriela Strand | 2017/08/15 complete | 1 Comments
Can i use my eurail pass for travel to versailles? hello :) I wonder can I use my eurail 2class pass when I go to Chateau de Versailles from paris. please Let me know :) I'm so confuse about that :)

nara kim | 2015/04/15 complete | 1 Comments
Bicycle (fully assembles) from frankfurt to nantes Can I take my bike from the Frankfurt Airport to Nantes by train? If so, how do I get the fares/schedule for this trip with a bike?

Marjorie Dickson | 2015/01/27 complete | 1 Comments

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Customer reviews

  • Value for money
    Train Travel |
    "Trains very nice - comfortable - air conditioning moderate - at times train felt too warm. My reservation did not specify Montparnasse for originating train station and had to run from Gard du Nord Station to Montparnasse to make train. "

  • Value for money
    Well worth it ! |
    "We traveled to Chartre and back to Paris. The train out was an older train and the seats were very uncomfortable, even for an hour trip. The traiin back was a newer train and the seats were very comfortable. Except for the seats on the outbound train, everything was great. We had no trouble even though we could not speak French. "