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An ideal hotel for visiting Mainvilliers in western north of Chartres

Le Couett'Hôtel Mainvilliers is ideally situated (5 minutes from the heart of Chartres), for visiting Chartres and its magnificent region. Start with a small stroll around Mainvilliers and its town hall, a 1902 folie (a French holiday home for the bourgeois built in the 18th and 19th century). Continue in the direction of Chartres. Here, marvels await you. The cathedral is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Its bleu de Chartres (Chartres blue) stain-glass windows are famous throughout the world. You can walk along the town's alleyways and admire the half-timbered houses, tertres—as the medieval paths or steps leading up to the upper town are known—wash-houses and old bridges.

There are many historical heritage sites just a few kilometres from Le Couett'Hôtel Mainvilliers: • Le château de Maintenon: At this property—one of the most well-known favourites of Louis XIV—golfers can try out the high-quality golf course for a mixture of history and sport!

• Le château de Châteaudun: perched on top of its rocky spur, this is one of the principle châteaux of the Loire.

• La cité de Bonneval: referred to as "the little Venice of Beauce"

Nature lovers can enjoy fishing and hiking along the Rivers Eure and Loir. They can also head for the well-known forest of Rambouillet (35 minutes from Le Couett'hôtel Mainvilliers) to discover the wildlife, go for a walk or a bike ride.

Literary enthusiasts can follow the trail of numerous writers: Saint-Simon (la Ferté Vidame), Proust (Illiers-Combray) and Zola (La Beauce in his novel La Terre), amongst others.

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