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The town of Dreux, nestled in the Blaise Valley 67 miles west of Paris, is blessed with a fascinating architectural, cultural and natural heritage. Corail operates a rail service between Dreux and Paris' Montparnasse Station with a travel time of about 45 minutes.
The Dreux Rail Station is only a 10 minute walk from the historic part of town. A museum in the old Saint Thibault priory houses a collection of tools, objects and documents that showcase the vintner's art and that of other craftsmen of the 12th century. The picturesque town has excellent restaurants and shops and several luxury hotels to accommodate visitors.
The town's top attraction is the beautiful 19th century chapel where King Louis-Philippe and other members of the Orlans family are buried. Set on a hill overlooking the town, the chapel's interior is superb and features some fine stained glass and sculpture. The domed ceiling is especially beautiful.
Exploring the scenic Loire Valley surrounding Dreux is a rewarding and unforgettable travel experience. Arriving rail passengers can hire a car at the Dreux Rail Station as well as at several other locations in the city. For the best rates, book a hire car online before you arrive in Dreux.