Chartres is a place of culture and art, life, pleasure and discovery. Its crafts and arts workshops master-glassmakers, sculptors and artists awaken the curiosity of visitors in search of the interesting and the new. While strolling in the centre of Chartres, which is particularly lively on market days, you'll discover galleries with colourful store fronts wherever you go. Step inside!
In the second weekend of October, come and discover the Artisanales de Chartres, a nationally renowned trade fair where craftswomen and men exhibit all their skills and wares.