The Best Things To Do in Chartres

This quaint city in France is known for its many cathedrals, palaces and museums which each have their own significance and history. A small town with a rather extravagant beauty attached to it. There are beautiful churches and cathedrals with stunning sculptures and gorgeous carving that add to the existing beauty of the place. There are art museums and galleries, which have great works from the previous eras and have equal placing for modern artists as well. A culturally rich town with a plethora of options to explore its studded side and things to do in Charters.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Chartres, France

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  1. Chartres Cathedral

    #1 of 43 Things To Do in Chartres
    Chartres Cathedral

    Address: 16 Cloitre Notre Dame, 28000 Chartres, France

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    They say this is one of the greatest achievements in the history of architecture. This exquisitely resolved building has housed the tunic (Sancta Camisia) of the Blessed Virgin Mary since the ninth ce...Read more

  2. La Maison Picassiette

    #2 of 43 Things To Do in Chartres
    La Maison Picassiette

    Address: Maison Picassiette, 22 rue du Repos, 28000 Chartres

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This is a mosaic house. There are many stories in the world where some people just devote their lives to an entire project for no discernible reason. In this case Raymonde Isidore left behind a monume...Read more

  3. Centre International Du Vitrail

    #3 of 43 Things To Do in Chartres
    Centre International Du Vitrail

    Address: 5 Rue du Cardinal Pie, 28000 Chartres, France

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This center explores the culture of stained glass - including history, technique and even lessons. Most of the visits are combined with the tour of the cathedral – which is appropriate consideri...Read more

  4. Eglise St-pierre

    #4 of 43 Things To Do in Chartres
    Eglise St-pierre

    Address: Rue St-Pierre, Chartres, France

    Timings: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This historic church of Eglise St-Pierre became a parish church in 1803. The first church here was based in the seventh century; destroyed a number of times and successive assaults and fires, the curr...Read more

  5. Eglise St-aignan

    #5 of 43 Things To Do in Chartres
    Eglise St-aignan

    Address: 12 Place of Stage au Vin, 28000 Chartres, France

    Timings: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Initially used as a parish church during the feudal age, the building you’ll see today has also served as a military hospital and then even as a hay barn. In 1822 it was finally reopened as a pl...Read more

  6. Le Compa Conservatoire De L'agriculture

    #6 of 43 Things To Do in Chartres
    Le Compa Conservatoire De L'agriculture

    Address: Pont de Mainvilliers 28000 Chartres

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Agriculture, environment, and food, are the centerpoints of this museums exhibitions. The museum was conceptualized to showcase and preserve of the tools and relics of a changing agricultural society....Read more

  7. Les Fresques De Bel Air

    #7 of 43 Things To Do in Chartres
    Les Fresques De Bel Air

    Address: Quartiere Bel Air, Chartres, France

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    CiteCreation members are modern frescoes artists. Their aim is to fill the walls of cultural and business spaces with color and magic. Here, in the Bel-Air quarter, they have created some truly a monu...Read more

  8. L 'esprit Du Parfum

    #8 of 43 Things To Do in Chartres
    L 'esprit Du Parfum

    Address: Cathedral Square, 28000 Chartres

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This isn’t a shop… it’s a museum. There aren’t many museums in the world that dedicate themselves exclusively the perfume bottles and the history of perfume, which makes this ...Read more

  9. The Academy Of Beer

    #9 of 43 Things To Do in Chartres
    The Academy Of Beer

    Address: 8 Rue du Cheval Blanc, 28000 Chartres, France

    Timings: 05:00 pm - 11:59 pm Details

    Though only established in the 1980s, the Academy of beer bar is housed in a building from the 18th century. It is one of the most tourist friendly bars in the city. They say it’s open even when...Read more

  10. Musee Des Beaux-arts

    #10 of 43 Things To Do in Chartres
    Musee Des Beaux-arts

    Address: 29 Cloister Notre Dame, 28000 Chartres, France

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This fine arts Museum is located in the former Bishop palace; the building itself has been classified as a historical monument since 1906. The museum contains a rich collection of paintings, arms and ...Read more

  11. Collegiale St-andre

    #11 of 43 Things To Do in Chartres
    Collegiale St-andre

    Address: 2 Rue Saint-Andre, 28000 Chartres, France

    Classified as a historical monument in 1840, the current building was completed in the second half of the 12th-century. It’s actually built on the site of an ancient amphitheatre. Various times ...Read more

  12. Bahia Cafe

    #12 of 43 Things To Do in Chartres
    Bahia Cafe

    Address: 2 Place Pasteur, 28000 Chartres, France

    Timings: 04:00 pm - 11:59 pm Details

    This is one of the cities most popular sports bars. Rugby is usually the favourite but almost every other major sporting event can be celebrated here. The terrace is very nice during the summer....Read more

  13. Eglise St Jean-baptiste

    #13 of 43 Things To Do in Chartres
    Eglise St Jean-baptiste

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: 4237 Henri Julien Ave., Montreal, QC H2W 1E5, Canada

    St Jean Baptiste Church is a Roman Catholic Church in Montreal with an accommodation of 2800 people. The pediment of the church is adorned with carved motifs. Five figurines of Christ and the four Eva...Read more

  14. Les Enfants Du Paradis

    #14 of 43 Things To Do in Chartres
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    Address: 13 Rue Saint-Michel, 28000 Chartres, France

  15. Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Chartres

    #15 of 43 Things To Do in Chartres
    Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Chartres Image
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    Tags: Church

    Address: Cathédrale Notre Dame de Chartres, 16 Cloi Notre Dame, 28000 Chartres, France

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  • Escalier de la Reine Berthe

    Tertre de la Poissonnerie

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Moulin de Mormoulins

    1 route de Mauzaize

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Jardin de Bois Richeux

    Bois Richeux

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Centre International du Vitrail

    5 rue du Cardinal Pie

    Museums
  • Maison Picassiette

    20 rue du Repos

    Museums
  • Musée des Beaux-Arts de Chartres

    29 Cloitre Notre Dame

    Museums
  • Musée de l'école de Chartres et d'eure-et-loir

    12 place Drouaise

    Museums Landmarks
  • Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle

    5 Bis boulevard de la Courtille

    Museums
  • Le compa conservatoire de l'agriculture

    1 Pont de Mainvilliers

    Museums Landmarks
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  • Rugby Chartres Metropole

    1 rue Georges Brassens

    Amusement Parks
  • Comité Entreprise de l'Agrr

    12 rue Edmond Poillot

    Amusement Parks
  • Happy Land

    7 rue Paul Langevin

    Amusement Parks
  • Entente Sportive Nogentaise Rugby

    9 rue 11 Novembre 1918

    Amusement Parks
  • Bridge Club Castelneuvien

    rue Émile Vivier

    Amusement Parks
  • Lucas Virginie

    1 rue du Manteau Jaune

    Amusement Parks
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  • Ô17

    17 avenue Jehan de Beauce

    French Bars
  • Café des Arts

    45 rue des Changes

    Pizza Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
  • Bar Parisien

    49 rue Noël Ballay

    French Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
  • Ellan-Vannin

    6 place Drouaise

    French Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
  • Le Petit Bistro

    12 place Billard

    French Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
  • L'Escalier

    1 rue du Bourg

    French Bars Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
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  • Jacklot

    15 rue d'Ormoy

    Casinos and Gaming
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  • Fédération des Chasseurs

    10 rue Dieudonné Costes

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Avenir Pêche

    3 rue de la Torche

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Sensas

    25 rue Riedberger Pt Tranchefêtu

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Galaxie Peche

    12 rue la Pointe A l'Hermite

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Fédération Départementale des Chasseurs d' Eure et Loir

    37 Grande rue

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Dams Peche

    7 rue de Fontenay

    Hunting and Fishing
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  • Stade des Grands Prés

    route des Grands Prés

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Amazonia

    22 rue du Docteur Michel Gibert

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Ecuries de Poissac

    25 rue des Acacias

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Au Grand bonheur des petits sabots

    route de Bréchamps

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Les Planeurs du CVVE Bailleau

    Aérodrome de Bailleau Armenonville

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Odile van Doorn

    46 route d'Epernon

    Stadiums and Arenas
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  • Le Cirque en Equilibre

    33 rue gabriel Peri

    Circuses
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  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres

    16 Cloître Notre Dame

    Buildings and Structures
  • Peigney Gilles

    6 rue des Côtes

    Buildings and Structures
  • Cebat 2000

    5 allée Prométhée

    Buildings and Structures
  • ROGEO Ingénierie Géotechnique

    3 rue de la Porte Cendreuse

    Buildings and Structures
  • Château de Maintenon

    10 place Aristide Briand

    Buildings and Structures
  • Empereur Yannick

    28 rue des Canaux

    Buildings and Structures
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  • La Maison du Saumon

    10-14 rue de la Poissonnerie

    Monuments and Memorials
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame

    place de la Cathédrale

    Monuments and Memorials
  • Église Saint-Aignan

    place Saint-Aignan

    Monuments and Memorials
  • Collégiale Saint-André de Chartres

    place Saint-André

    Monuments and Memorials
  • Hôtel Montescot

    rue de la Mairie

    Monuments and Memorials
  • Maison de la Voûte

    Monuments and Memorials
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