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Address: 8, Rue de la Poissonnerie, 28000 , Chartres, France
Phone Number:
+33 2 37 18 26 26
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

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Great example of local architecture

The salmon house isn't far from the cathedral and is an excellent example of the half erred houses in this area of Chartres.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
Carol S
Sydney, Australia

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Arlington, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we saw it, but it was closed on Tuesdays. take note of the carvings on the outside near the door. it was much closer to the Cathedral than we expected.

Thank haditbefore
Chartres T, Responsable qualité at Maison du Saumon, responded to this review

Dear haditbefore, We thank you for you comment. During this period we are opened Monday to Saturday : 10am - 6pm Sundays and bank holidays: 10 am -5 pm. Best regards Angélique Ribet More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The salmon house isn't far from the cathedral and is an excellent example of the half erred houses in this area of Chartres.

Thank Carol S
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Well preserved and used as the tourist office so a good place to start your visit to Chartres. Doesn't even smell of fish.

Thank tezpil
Panjim, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Once the center of a bustling fish market, its now the Tourism Office of Chartres, amazing History and tales of the days gone by.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

A historic building in the old district of Chartres, very close to the Cathedral is remarkably well preserved.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

It's now the site of the tourist information office, but a great example of a medieval building that has survived to this day

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

This is an interesting stop on the walking tour. The efforts the community is making to restore and preserve the medieval structures makes the visit to Chartres more than just the Cathedral.

Thank XavZen
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

A stunning ornate building for the tourist information office where the staff were friendly and helpful and spoke perfect English. The Maison du Saumon, so called because of the carving of a salmon by the front entrance, is situated on a street called Tertre de la Poissonnerie and was where the medieval fish market was held. I believe it is... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

The building is impressive, but if you've viewed this review, then you'll have already seen a photo of the exterior of the building which is all there is to see, since there is nothing inside, other than the Tourism Office.

Thank JM1510
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

Informative staff. Souvenirs of the area including a fragrance made specifically to honor Chartre are available for purchase there. It is very close to the farmers market and a couple blocks from the Cathedral.

Thank 2draw

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