Chartres is a small city in the region of , approximately an hour south-west of by train. Population is 42,000 although that rises to 100,000 when the surrounding towns are taken into consideration.

Landmarks in the Area

Chartres Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres, is a Roman Catholic church in , France, about 80 km southwest of and is the seat of the Diocese of Chartres.

Gare de Chartres is a serving the town , Eure-et-Loir department, central .

The Abbey of Saint-Père-en-Vallée was a monastery just outside in France.

Localities in the Area

Lucé is a commune in the Eure-et-Loir department in northern .


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