History of Dreux
Located in the department of Eure-et-Loir and the Centre region, Dreux is a town in France. In the fourth century, the town was called Durocassis meaning Peutingeriana table. Around 930, the city was known under the name Drewes Drocas then in the twelfth century. The town of Dreux has long controlled the access to the kingdom of France. Indeed, it was a frontier town of the royal domain facing the Duchy of Normandy. Therefore, Dreux was besieged by the Duke of Normandy, Richard II to the year one thousand.
Tourism and visits to Dreux
Dreux has several vestiges of fortification. Also, it offers a good overview of the architecture of the twelfth century to the present day. So, during your stay in the area you will have the opportunity to admire the Royal Chapel of St. Louis. Mausoleum of the Orleans family, the chapel is a testament to the art of the nineteenth century. It houses the tomb of King Louis-Philippe. The latter is considered a historical monument. Religious architecture also decorate the city, especially St. Peter’s Church. This time the thirteenth century. Do not miss the Old Town Hall told The Belfry. Erected in the sixteenth century it was surveyed under monument. Several buildings classified as historical monument still adorn the town including the old Hôtel-Dieu, the former printing Lefèbrevre hotel and Caisse d’Epargne. During your visit, do not miss the hotel Duhalde Salvat-eighteenth century, the Romanesque house of the twelfth century and the former arsenal fire twentieth century.
The town of Dreux is a destination worth visiting. Thus, to complete your visit to the city, we advise you to contact our transfer right price. We offer selections of vehicle comfort collective shuttle, private car and VIP luxury car. A serious and helpful driver will be with you during the course.
Transfer from Dreux to Paris airports
The town of Dreux is located 33 km from Chartres and 72 km from Paris. It is located 80 km from Orly airport, 103 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 160 km from Paris Beauvais airport.