Chartres' meticulously preserved old city is northeast and east of the cathedral along the narrow western channel of the River Eure,...
Église St-Aignan is interesting for its wooden barrel-vault roof (1625), arcaded nave and painted interior of faded blue and gold floral...
Along with the the Portail Royal, the cathedral's other main Romanesque feature is the 105m-high Clocher Vieux (Old Bell Tower; also...
If like you need a fix of curry and/or biryani even in the midst of medieval Gothic splendour, head for this cheap and cheerful...
2 place du Cygne · interesting places nearby
La Chocolaterie information
Soak up local life overlooking the open-air flower market. This tearoom/patisserie’s hot chocolate and macarons (flavoured with orange, apricot, peanut, pineapple and so on) are sublime, as are its sweet homemade crêpes and miniature madeleine cakes.