Castles & Monuments
20,20 Km
1 h 19 min
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20,20 km cycling route from Maintenon to Chartres

From the city of Maintenon, the arches of the aqueduct set the atmosphere of this itinerary. It is followed by small roads along the Eure Valley that offer a bucolic and relaxing landscape. A must-see stop on the traditional Santiago de Compostela Way, Chartres overlooked by its cathedral, a jewel of Gothic art, symbolically crowns the stopover on this pilgrimage by bicycle.

Elevation of the stage

60 m 78 m

Waytypes of the stage

Cycle path: 6,05 km By road: 14,15 km

Surface of the stage

Lisse: 20,20 km

The route

On departmental roads with low traffic and small roads marked "Saint-Jacques by bike".
Be careful on the D18 south of Maintenon. The road then winds its way through the Eure valley and serves typical villages. To cross Chartres, you must leave the road and take a green lane from Champhol to the south of Chartres.
Common stage with the Veloscénie itinerary (double signposting).


Tourist Offices

Maintenon : +33 (0)2 34 40 11 95
Chartres : +33 (0)2 37 18 26 26



Maintenon and Chartres train stations: several TER trains from / to Paris-Montparnasse.
TER train line schedule Paris – Chartres – Le Mans

Link routes and alternatives to this stage

This stage includes 1 liaison (purple on the map)
Liaison 1
GPX track

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