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“Enchanting Old Town”

Ranked #3 of 40 things to do in Chartres
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

The old town is surprisingly extensive and and chock full of classic, older buildings and sophisticated shops.

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Reviewed October 13, 2012

Had a great walk through the historic district following the walking route on the tourist office map (available at hotels as well). We visited two beautiful churches in addition to the cathedral that were pretty much empty. Keep an eye out for the street signs - they do a whimsical job of illustrating the street names!
Have fun!

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Reviewed September 28, 2012

there is a great historic walk around the town, well worth taking some lovely chocolate shops if thats your thing. we had a lovely lunch in the square towards the cathedral . a great salad and some lovely normandy cider served in cups.

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Reviewed September 24, 2012

The old town is pedestrianised so you can wander at will, and there is a well marked tourist trail to ensure you see it all. The son et lumiere (April to Sept) is spectacular, and agail well signposted by a blue light trail to make sure you see it all.

5  Thank mikepFrome
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Reviewed August 8, 2012

The city is neat and charming. We loved walking on the streets and by the small river that surrounds the old town. Taking the small train that departs from the Cathedral in the evening for the "Chartres en Lumiere" is a must.

6  Thank Nobres M
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