visit workshop

1 °) tour of the workshop:

A visit to the workshop of stones or the Atelier/Galerie de Maintenon is possible by taking an appointment by phone + 33 6 76 38 54 54, or by mail with the address the Studio/Gallery is located in an ancient building of EDF called the gas plant. This room is located right next to the train station of Maintenon. His address is as follows:

The small gallery, the plant to gas, 2 route du Parc, 28130 Maintenon.

2 °) journey by train:

The route between gare Montparnasse in Paris and Maintenon station is 55 minutes.  There are trains roughly every hour, and every half hour, the morning and evening rush hours.

3 °) drive:

Can be accessed by road taking the A13, then the A12, then a piece of no. 12, and finally toward Nogent, before arriving at stones. It is a pleasant road which runs first the forest of Fontainebleau, then that of Rambouillet. On weekends, the Paris-Maintenon distance can be in 1:15.

Château de Maintenon
Château de Maintenon

4 °) local tourism:

Why not take advantage of the visit of the "show room" Milo Dias (sculptor) and Dominique Degois (liciere) to do some tourism in the region of Maintenon. The twin cities of stones and Maintenon lie in the Valley of the Eure. It is a beautiful green valley that crosses the Beauce between Chartres and Dreux, rich in essential heritage, including the famous Château de Madame de Maintenon, the favourite of Louis XIV.

Within a radius of 20 km around Maintenon, you can visit as well:

  • The city of Chartres, with its Cathedral and its unusual singular art museum, the Museum Picassiette (chartres-tourism)
  • The Château de Mme de Maintenon (tourism in Maintenon)
  • Medieval Boisricheux at stone farm
  • The city of Nogent-le-roi, with its Renaissance Castle, its Park, its Church of the 15th and half-timbered houses (nogentleroi – /)
  • The town of Dreux, with Royal Chapel (off. Tourism of Dreux)
  • The town of Rambouillet with its royal castle, its forests and its Bergerie Nationale (rambouillet-tourism)

(One day is not enough!)

5 °) local accommodation: (in preparation)

If you are very fortunate, you can come and try the new hotel 5 stars: Castel de Maintenon

If you prefer the tranquility and charm of a bed and breakfast, you can choose between several among which:

  • Room of host of the Colombier in hips
  • room of host of Nogent
  • CHB of ecological host of Maintenon

6 °) local restoration: (in preparation)