Limitrophe of the city of Chartres, Lucé is a charming town of Eure-et-Loir, in region Center-Loire Valley. With a population of nearly 17,000, it is the largest city in the department behind Chartres and Dreux. It is also close to Paris and Orleans and has excellent rail links.
Lucé takes its name from Latin, and from a derivative of the term Lucius a Roman name meaning light. Reunited at the end of the 18th century in the village of Mainvilliers, the commune regains its independence in the first half of the XIXe century thanks to an order of the king Louis-Philippe.
Verte, the commune is rewarded with three flowers in the competition of cities and floral villages of France. Lucé benefits from its proximity to Chartres and its tourist influence. The city is ideally placed to discover the most beautiful sites of the region.