The pedestrian and semi-pedestrian area of the city centre have allowed the development of highly diversified modern and traditional trades, crafts and retail points which are the delight of tourists visiting Chartres. Take gentle stroll, find the perfect souvenir, discover the streets of the city and let your nose be your guide!
Our tips and advice on local gourmet specialities, markets (food and textiles), art galleries, antique dealers and second-hand shops, French fashion boutiques, perfumeries, renowned jewellery stores and exceptional leather goods are all to be found, too. The shops of Chartres and its surroundings are full of ways to treat yourself to that special gift you've always wanted!
Take a walk around the town and wider area to find out more about the "Cueillettes".