Chartres

Chartres

Fifty-six miles southwest of Paris, and easily accessible by train from the Gare Montparnasse, this pretty French town is home to the Unesco World Heritage listed cathedral of the same name, a high point of French Gothic art. The cathedral’s extraordinary stained glass windows date from the 12th and 13th centuries. Make sure to explore the old town’s narrow winding streets, too.

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