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Gellainville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gellainville in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres at 3 km from Gellainville

Visit Gellainville: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres at 3 km and Chartres Cathedral at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Gellainville, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gellainville in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Chartres

Chartres

at 3 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chartres guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 5 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide
 
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Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
Chateaudun

Chateaudun

National Monument at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

Both the castle and the town along the Loir River make Chateaudun...

See Chateaudun guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 61 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

The chateau de Chamerolles is an attractive chateau with a pretty Renaissance...

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide
Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace

Castle at 62 km (direction north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Versailles Palace guide

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Map of places to visit near Gellainville

 
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Markets in and near Gellainville

  • Chartres: market Saturday (5km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (6km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (19km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (21km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (22km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (27km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (27km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Angerville: market Tuesday (36km)

Hotels near Gellainville

More information about Gellainville, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Gellainville, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (6km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (43km)
  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (45km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (24km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (34km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (47km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (47km)
  • Parc de Versailles (62km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (62km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (25km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (37km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (43km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (49km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (22km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gellainville is in the eastern-center of France at 6 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Gellainville is 78 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gellainville

Canton: Chartres-Sud-Est

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28630

Distance to Gellainville

from Chartres (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 78 km

from Calais: 284 km

from Nice: 685 km

from Bordeaux: 428 km

from Strasbourg: 459 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 Gellainville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barjouville, Bercheres-les-Pierres, Chartres, Chartres Cathedral, Corancez, Le Coudray, Luce, Luisant, Mainvilliers, Morancez, Nogent-le-Phaye, Sours and Ver-les-Chartres.

This page in French: Visiter Gellainville

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