Besides being famous for the city of love, Paris is also known to be the home of well-known artworks and everything extravagant. No big surprise tourists from everywhere throughout the world travel to this delightful however enchanting city.

With well-known attractions, for example, the Eiffel Tower, Louver Museum, Notre-Dame and Arc De Triomphe. Also, if you may feel that Paris is enough for you, maybe you will miss a lot of beautiful places outside Paris that worth exploring, particularly Chartres.


Chartres is known as the city of the greatest gothic cathedral, Chartres has solidified its situation as extraordinary as one of the best train day trips from Paris. Chartres Cathedral had pulled in pilgrims overall as a result of its magical stained glass windows and collection of relics, for example, Sainte Voile or the Holy Veil, which is accepted to be worn by the Blessed Virgin Mary when she brought forth Jesus Christ. Stroll along the old lanes of the town and banks of River Eure for a whole visiting experience.

What to expect

Their tourist office is found just before the cathedral, and they will give you a map of the city, in addition to they can also offer you a hotel reservation there. There are available tours in the cathedral, the most recommended is the Malcolm Miller's tours which give tours around early afternoon and 2:45 every day (aside from on a Sunday). The city has likewise a lot of eateries and cafes, and there are numerous signages around the zone, in this manner strolling around the city won't be a lot of troubles.

How to get there

Take a train from Montparnasse Station, and travel time is around 1 hour and 15 minutes.

In general, Chartres is the best spot that you should add on your travel list while you traveling to Paris.