Chartres France

Loire River Valley Tourist Information and Travel Guide

The city of Chartres is located in the northern part of France's picturesque Loire region, not far from Ile de France where Paris is located.  The most famous landmark in Chartres is the impressive Chartres Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame).

A map of Chartres, Centre, France. Click to see the map on MSN Maps & Directions
Map of Chartres France

Construction of the Chartres Cathedral started in the 11th century and is considered to be one of the finest Gothic cathedrals in the world.

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