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Chartres, France - Virtual Tour of Chartres and the Cathedral


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Chartres France - A Virtual Tour of Chartres and Chartres Cathedral
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Chartres, France - The Cathedral above the town of Chartres

James Martin
Chartres is an interesting hill town to visit. Close to Paris and the Loire chateau country and wine region, Chartres makes a nice stopover or day trip from those destinations.

Chartres' skyline is dominated by the gothic cathedral dedicated to Mary and built between 1194 and 1260. There are also some interesting museums in Chartres devoted to fine arts, agricultural history, and stained glass production. At the end of the tour (or in the link boxes to the right) you'll find links to Chartres travel and tourism information.

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