Chartres is a very nice, quiet town located in the Loire Valley in the center of northern France. It is an hour from Paris by train and very close to Orleans and Tours. The quiet atmosphere and location make it a perfect place to base your explorations of the nearby country and cities.
Loire Valley,Centre Town Information - A brief history and description of the town.
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Click on "Cathedral" to learn more about the famous Cathedral Notre-Dame in Chartres
Click on "Other Sights" to learn about other attractions in and around Chartres.
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