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Landes-le-Gaulois

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loir-et-Cher

Once the border between County Vendome to the English (Protestant) and the County of Blois in the hands of the French (Catholic), Landes-le-Gaulois was the center of bloody religious wars. Neither of its two castles there and survived one of its churches remained standing, with its frescoes and a crypt.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLandes-le-Gaulois
Postcode41190
Latitude47.6532200 (N 47° 39’ 12”)
Longitude1.1828250 (E 1° 10’ 58”)
AltitudeFrom 97m to 128m
Surface area24.15 km²
Population754 inhabitants
Density31 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBlois (16.1 km, 24 min)
Insee code41109
IntercommunalityCA de Blois Agglopolys
DepartmentLoir-et-Cher
RegionCentre

Nearest cities & towns

La Chapelle-Vendômoise5.1 km (8 min)
Tourailles5.4 km (10 min)
Lancôme6.2 km (11 min)
Villefrancoeur6.5 km (9 min)
Herbault6.7 km (7 min)
Pray6.8 km (11 min)
Saint-Lubin-en-Vergonnois6.9 km (11 min)
Saint-Bohaire6.9 km (10 min)
Françay8.6 km (10 min)
Gombergean8.8 km (14 min)
Saint-Sulpice-de-Pommeray10.2 km (16 min)
Villeromain10.4 km (13 min)
Champigny-en-Beauce10.4 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Its 12th century church.

Two magnificent dolmen.

Events and festivities

In early July held its annual flea market.

Landes-le-Gaulois celebrates the feast of Saint-Gilles every last weekend of August.

Weather

Thursday 3 september
Min. 5°C - Max. 18°C
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Friday 4 september
Min. 6°C - Max. 17°C
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Saturday 5 september
Min. 8°C - Max. 18°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

The Priory Orchaise, 8 km, with its botanical gardens, its celebration of the end of April peony and the rose festival in July.

Nature Reserve and Grand-Pierre Vitain, 8 km, offers a fitness trail in the wilderness, away from pollution of cities.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hot air balloon flight above the Loire
Nature and the great outdoors140 € to 175 € Blois (14.5 km)
Hot-air balloon flight over Loir-et-Cher
Nature and the great outdoors175 € Blois (14.5 km)
Discover the Loire in a traditional boat
Nature and the great outdoors20 € Chaumont-sur-Loire (19.3 km)
Hot air balloon flight over the Loire Valley
Nature and the great outdoors155 € to 370 € Chaumont-sur-Loire (19.4 km)
Discover the art of glass-blowing
Crafts5 € Chargé (26 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Walk in the Loir Valley
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Lunay (26 km)
From Pouillé to Montrichard along the Cher River
Cycling itineraryEasy2h30Pouillé (38 km)
Dolus-le-Sec Wind Turbine
Village visitEasy30 minDolus-le-Sec (58 km)

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