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Châteaudun

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Eure-et-Loir

Châteaudun - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Eure-et-Loir
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Urban center south of the Eure-et-Loir, City Châteaudun is located at the river "Le Loir" on the edge of the Beauce and Perche.

In a town in the countryside, woodland, the center, its castle with powerful limestone foundation, its historic district are located on the rocky outcrop overlooking the valley, and offers a beautiful panorama.

Home to about 14,000 "Dunois", she is among the "100 Most Beautiful Detours in France".

First step on the Loire Valley with its magnificent and imposing castle, caves and unusual by the exceptional geological wealth they own, the museum whose collection is renowned ornithological, Châteaudun also offers other activities varied cultural (shows all year, summer entertainment, nature (hiking, cycling, mountain biking, water ....). Visitors are pleasantly surprised when they discover it!

Geographical information

MunicipalityChâteaudun
Postcode28200
Tourism labels
Latitude48.0703690 (N 48° 4’ 13”)
Longitude1.3276960 (E 1° 19’ 40”)
AltitudeFrom 102m to 152m
Surface area28.48 km²
Population13624 inhabitants
Density478 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChartres (45 km, 48 min)
Insee code28088
IntercommunalityCC du Dunois
DepartmentEure-et-Loir
RegionCentre

Nearest cities & towns

Jallans3.6 km (7 min)
Saint-Denis-les-Ponts4.2 km (6 min)
Marboué5.7 km (10 min)
La Chapelle-du-Noyer5.7 km (9 min)
Donnemain-Saint-Mamès6 km (12 min)
Douy6.8 km (10 min)
Thiville7.2 km (10 min)
Moléans8.2 km (16 min)
Saint-Hilaire-sur-Yerre8.6 km (15 min)
Lutz-en-Dunois8.8 km (11 min)
Autheuil8.9 km (14 min)
Saint-Christophe9.2 km (15 min)
Flacey9.9 km (13 min)
Lanneray10.3 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Interests and activities:

Mountain biking, cycling, walking, equestrian.

Walks and canoeing courses.

Water sports.

Cinema.

Media Library.

Fishing (fishing spot for carp at night).

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

The medieval festival fair Wool: early July.

Photos

Castle Dunois
Castle Dunois
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Square downtown
Square downtown
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Historic District
Historic District
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Raids
Raids
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Museum of Fine Arts and Natural History
Museum of Fine Arts and Natural History
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Gardens and board Loir
Gardens and board Loir
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Reserve Protected Forest of Gâts
Reserve Protected Forest of Gâts
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Canoeing
Canoeing
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Chemars Island (Picnic)
Chemars Island (Picnic)
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Illumination of the Caves du Foulon end of the visit
Illumination of the Caves du Foulon end of the visit
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Weather

Friday 6 march
Min. -2°C - Max. 10°C
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Saturday 7 march
Min. -1°C - Max. 13°C
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Sunday 8 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 14°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

The valley Conie and protected marsh.

The upper valley of the Loir with Illiers-Combray, Marcel Proust attached to the village; Bonneval, medieval city nicknamed "Little Venice of the Beauce" to discover in electric boats, Montigny-le-Gannelon; Cloyes-sur-le-Loir.

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Walk in the Loir Valley
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Lunay (42 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Hotels