Gallardon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Rambouillet at 16 km from Gallardon

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Gallardon is situated in the Eure-et-Loir department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gallardon in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Rambouillet at 16 km and Chartres Cathedral at 17 km.

Gallardon, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Yvelines department

Once a Royal castle, the Chateau de Rambouillet is now the summer residence for...

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Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

The 13th century cathedral in Chartres is generally considered to be one of the...

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Chartres

Chartres

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

Although most famous for its cathedral, you will also find plenty to explore elsewhere...

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Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yvelines department

A short distance outside central Paris, the Palais de Versailles is an enormous and...

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

at 58 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

Built in the late 19th century as a temporary monument, it is extraordinary that...

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Catacombs

Catacombs

at 58 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

For a different side of Paris, explore the ancient catacombs in tunnels underneath the...

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

National Monument at 59 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Arc de Triomphe is the second largest triumphal arch in the world and...

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Champs-Elysees

Champs-Elysees

at 59 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Champs-Elsées, often called the most beautiful avenue in the world, is in the...

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Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 59 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Jardin du Luxembourg is one of the most extensive and most popular public...

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Musee de l\'Orangerie

Musee de l'Orangerie

Museum at 60 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Musee de l'Orangerie in Paris is best known for its eight paintings of...

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Pantheon

Pantheon

National Monument at 60 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The 18th century Pantheon was originally to be a church based on the pantheon...

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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 60 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Jardin des Tuileries is a large park and garden near the Louvre in...

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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 60 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The Eglise de la Madeleine is a most unusual church, being built under orders...

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The Louvre

The Louvre

Museum at 60 km (direction east-north-east), in the Paris department

The most visited art museum in the world, the Louvre contains countless numbers of...

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Markets in and near Gallardon

  • Auneau: market Friday (9km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (11km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (17km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (18km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (20km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (30km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Dreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Gallardon, France

What to do at Gallardon? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gallardon.

Aquarium

  • Cinéaqua (58km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (17km)
  • Maison des Jardies (50km)
  • Villa Savoye (51km)
  • Saint Cloud Parc (51km)
  • Arc de Triomphe (59km)

Other tourist attractions

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (17km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (25km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (36km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (37km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (50km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (52km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (16km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (30km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (30km)
  • Parc de Courson (35km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (38km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (38km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (39km)
  • Le pré Catelan (41km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (44km)
  • Parc de Versailles (44km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (50km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (51km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (51km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (52km)
  • Parc du domaine de Sceaux (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (8km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (20km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (25km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (32km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (16km)
  • Etampes (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (26km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (46km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (51km)
  • Meudon (51km)
  • Le Vesinet (52km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (53km)
  • Courbevoie (58km)
  • Levallois-Perret (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (38km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (57km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gallardon is in the eastern-center of France at 17 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Gallardon is 61 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gallardon

Canton: Maintenon

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28320

Distance to Gallardon

from Chartres (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 61 km

from Calais: 270 km

from Nice: 687 km

from Bordeaux: 445 km

from Strasbourg: 446 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into Paris CDG or Orly airport and hire a car. The drive from the channel ferry ports such as Caen or Le Havre takes around 3 hours. For driving distances to Gallardon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bailleau-Armenonville, Bleury, Champseru, Ecrosnes, Gas, Houx, Le Gue-de-Longroi, Levainville, Saint-Symphorien-le-Chateau, Umpeau, Yermenonville and Ymeray.

This page in French: Visiter Gallardon