City of Eure-et-Loir, in the Center region, the Loire Valley, Épernon takes place about thirty kilometers from Chartres and its famous cathedral. Bordering the Yvelines department in Île-de-France, it is located near Rambouillet and its forest, Maintenon or Mittainville.
Located on a rocky outcrop, the town of Épernon overlooking the plain alluviaire developed in the course of the Middle Ages around its medieval castle. Inhabited since Neolithic times, she suffered pranks Norman over the centuries, and is illustrated in history as a great carrier center, who participated in the construction of the aqueduct of Maintenon.
Today this city in western France continues to be seduced by its location as well as the richness of its architectural heritage.