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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
Population761 inhabitants
Density31 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBlois (10 mi, 24 min)
Insee code41109
IntercommunalityCA de Blois Agglopolys
DepartmentLoir-et-Cher
TerritoryLoire Valley, Orléanais
RegionCentre-Loire Valley

Nearest cities & towns

La Chapelle-Vendômoise3.2 mi (8 min)
Tourailles3.4 mi (10 min)
Lancôme3.9 mi (11 min)
Villefrancoeur4 mi (9 min)
Herbault4.2 mi (7 min)
Pray4.2 mi (11 min)
Saint-Lubin-en-Vergonnois4.3 mi (11 min)
Saint-Bohaire4.3 mi (10 min)
Françay5.3 mi (10 min)
Gombergean5.5 mi (14 min)
Saint-Sulpice-de-Pommeray6.3 mi (16 min)
Villeromain6.5 mi (13 min)
Champigny-en-Beauce6.5 mi (14 min)
Lancé6.6 mi (17 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

Wednesday 12 december
Min. 1°C - Max. 5°C
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Thursday 13 december
Min. -1°C - Max. 3°C
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Friday 14 december
Min. -2°C - Max. 3°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
Oenology games and tasting of Loire Valley wines
Local flavours30 € to 150 € Valencisse (5.4 mi)
Bicycle hire with picnic opportunity
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 28 € Blois (8.1 mi)
Hot air balloon flight in the Loire Valley
Nature and the great outdoors150 € to 700 € Blois (8.5 mi)
Ultralight Aviation Initiation Session in Val de loire – 30 minutes
Sports sensations80 € Valloire-sur-Cisse (10.5 mi)
Flight over the Châteaux of the Loire Valley by Ultralight Aviation
Sports sensations185 € Valloire-sur-Cisse (10.5 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Walk in the Loir Valley
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Lunay (16.4 mi)
Vines and heritage
HikeEasy1h45Vernou-sur-Brenne (23 mi)
Along the Cher by bike
Cycling itineraryEasy2h30Pouillé (24 mi)
Wood of the Gâts
HikeEasy3h00Châteaudun (30 mi)
Old Towns
Village visitEasy1h00Châteaudun (30 mi)

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