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Senonches

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

At quarter past one in Paris, between the plains of Beauce and Thymearis, villages perch Senonchois are pleased to welcome you into their unspoilt countryside. You will discover a landscape-based forest, parks and tranquil gardens, but also a harmonious architecture.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySenonches
Postcode28250
Tourism labels
Latitude48.5596680 (N 48° 33’ 35”)
Longitude1.0380160 (E 1° 2’ 17”)
AltitudeFrom 183m to 278m
Surface area62.48 km²
Population3194 inhabitants
Density51 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChartres (37 km, 43 min)
Insee code28373
IntercommunalityCC du Perche Senonchois
DepartmentEure-et-Loir
RegionCentre

Nearest cities & towns

La Framboisière5.3 km (9 min)
Fontaine-Simon6.9 km (10 min)
Manou7.2 km (12 min)
Le Mesnil-Thomas7.6 km (9 min)
Jaudrais7.8 km (10 min)
Belhomert-Guéhouville8.7 km (12 min)
Saint-Maurice-Saint-Germain9 km (14 min)
Meaucé9.2 km (14 min)
Digny9.8 km (10 min)
La Saucelle10.1 km (17 min)
Les Ressuintes10.1 km (14 min)
Les Menus10.2 km (13 min)
La Puisaye10.4 km (14 min)
Louvilliers-lès-Perche10.5 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

The present castle (under renovation) was built in the mid 12th century by Hugh of Châteauneuf 2nd, lord of thyme. The keep-porch (Historic Monument since 1923) and the imposing bell tower of Notre Dame recall the strategic importance of territory Senonches the Middle Ages.

The film "The Atmosphere" opens for the first time its curtains in 1958. Since 2003 his room is included in the supplementary inventory of historical monuments.

The Notre Dame de Bon Secours was built in the 12th century, as the castle Senonches, 2nd by Hugues de Châteauneuf. It is built of Dapple, flint and brick flat. In 1927, the tower is placed on the Supplementary Inventory of Historical Monuments. It contains beautiful stained glass windows of the school of Reims 19th century.

The City Hall: Originally this building was a residential house. In 1883 it was transformed into a school. During WWI, it became the Military Hospital. It is fully renovated to house the City Hall with the library. In 1985 the building was classified a historical monument.

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Events and festivities

Empty Attic: October (Place des Halles, Circle of Battenberg Avenue Poucin, rue des Eves).

Christmas market: in December in the Salle des Fêtes de Senonches.

Weather

Friday 6 march
Min. -1°C - Max. 11°C
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Saturday 7 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 14°C
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Sunday 8 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 14°C
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