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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
TerritoryLoire Valley, Orléanais
RegionCentre-Loire Valley

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-Bohaire6.9 km (10 min)
Saint-Lubin-en-Vergonnois6.9 km (11 min)
Françay8.6 km (10 min)
Gombergean8.8 km (14 min)
Saint-Sulpice-de-Pommeray10.2 km (16 min)
Champigny-en-Beauce10.4 km (14 min)
Villeromain10.4 km (13 min)
Lancé10.6 km (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

Thursday 21 september
Min. 6°C - Max. 22°C
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Friday 22 september
Min. 10°C - Max. 20°C
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Saturday 23 september
Min. 10°C - Max. 24°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 (8.8 km)
Bicycle hire with picnic opportunity
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 28 € Blois (13.1 km)
Ultralight Aviation Initiation Session in Val de loire – 25 minutes
Sports sensations77 € Chouzy-sur-Cisse (16.9 km)
Flight over the Châteaux of the Loire Valley by Ultralight Aviation
Sports sensations225 € Chouzy-sur-Cisse (16.9 km)
Introduction to Ultralight Aviation above the Chambord or the Chenonceau
Sports sensations140 € Chouzy-sur-Cisse (16.9 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)
Wood of the Gâts
HikeEasy3h00Châteaudun (48 km)
Old Towns
Village visitEasy1h00Châteaudun (48 km)
Dolus-le-Sec Wind Turbine
Village visitEasy30 minDolus-le-Sec (58 km)

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