Gas tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Rambouillet at 14 km from Gas

Visit Gas: highlights and tourist information

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Gas 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 Gas in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Rambouillet at 14 km and Chartres Cathedral at 19 km.

Gas, 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 14 km (direction east-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 19 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 21 km (direction 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 43 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 56 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 57 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 57 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 58 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 58 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 58 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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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries

Garden at 58 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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Pantheon

Pantheon

National Monument at 59 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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Eglise de la Madeleine

Eglise de la Madeleine

Church at 59 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 59 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 Gas

  • Maintenon: market Thursday (7km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (14km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (14km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (19km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (21km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (25km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Dreux: market Wednesday & Sunday & Monday all day & Friday (29km)
  • Maurepas: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Gas, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (15km)
  • Villa Savoye (48km)
  • Maison des Jardies (49km)
  • Saint Cloud Parc (49km)
  • Chateau de Maisons (55km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (24km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (35km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (39km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Bougival) (48km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chatou) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (14km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (26km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (29km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (34km)
  • Parc de Courson (35km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (38km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (41km)
  • Parc de Versailles (42km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (42km)
  • Le pré Catelan (43km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (48km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Cloud (49km)
  • Maison de Chateaubriand (49km)
  • Domaine de la Malmaison (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (6km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (19km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (24km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (31km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (14km)
  • Etampes (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (31km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (45km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (50km)
  • Meudon (50km)
  • Le Vesinet (50km)
  • Rueil-Malmaison (51km)
  • Courbevoie (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (34km)
  • Jardin d'acclimatation (Paris) (56km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gas is in the eastern-center of France at 18 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Gas is 59 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gas

Canton: Maintenon

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28320

Distance to Gas

from Chartres (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 59 km

from Calais: 265 km

from Nice: 692 km

from Bordeaux: 449 km

from Strasbourg: 447 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 Gas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bailleau-Armenonville, Bleury, Droue-sur-Drouette, Ecrosnes, Emance, Epernon, Gallardon, Hanches, Houx, Mevoisins, Saint-Hilarion, Saint-Martin-de-Nigelles, Soulaires and Yermenonville.

This page in French: Visiter Gas