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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

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
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.


Tuesday 20 february
Min. 3°C - Max. 9°C
Wednesday 21 february
Min. 0°C - Max. 7°C
Thursday 22 february
Min. -1°C - Max. 5°C

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)
Hot air balloon flight in the Loire Valley
Nature and the great outdoors150 € to 700 € Blois (13.7 km)
Ultralight Aviation Initiation Session in Val de loire – 30 minutes
Sports sensations80 € Chouzy-sur-Cisse (16.9 km)
Flight over the Châteaux of the Loire Valley by Ultralight Aviation
Sports sensations185 € Chouzy-sur-Cisse (16.9 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Walk in the Loir Valley
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Lunay (26 km)
Vines and heritage
HikeEasy1h45Vernou-sur-Brenne (36 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)


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