Gidy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Orleans at 11 km from Gidy

Visit Gidy: highlights and tourist information

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Gidy is situated in the Loiret 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 Gidy in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Orleans at 11 km and Hotel Groslot at 11 km.

Gidy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction south-east)

The large town of Orleans has a great deal to recommend it: a famous...

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 11 km (direction south-east)

The Hotel Groslot is a beautiful mansion close to the cathedral in Orleans....

See Hotel Groslot guide
Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 11 km (direction south-east)

The carvings and grandeur of the western facade are the highlight of the 17th...

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide
Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans

Garden at 18 km (direction south-east)

The Parc Floral de la Source is an extensive park to the south of...

See Parc Floral de la Source, Orleans guide
Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 21 km (direction south-west)

The Jardins de Roquelin is a pretty rose garden in the Loire Valley....

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide


at 21 km (direction south-west)

Meung sur Loire is a pretty medieval village near Orleans....

See Meung-sur-Loire guide
Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Chamerolles guide


at 28 km (direction south-west)

A small town on the banks of the Loire River, Beaugency squeezes a remarkable...

See Beaugency guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 28 km (direction east)

The arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres is a fabulous arboretum and garden near Orleans...

See Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres guide


National Monument at 38 km (direction west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

See Chateaudun guide
Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey

Abbey at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

Fans of romanesque architecture will appreciate the many period features in the 12th century...

See Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

The walk along the Rimarden river, the traditional charm and the ruined castle all...

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide


at 45 km (direction east)

Bellegarde is a small traditional town with an atractive moated castle in the centre...

See Bellegarde guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The largest castle in the Loire Valley, Chateau de Chambord exceeds all expectations with...

See Chateau de Chambord guide

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Markets in and near Gidy

  • Fleury-les-Aubrais: market Tuesday & Sunday (9km)
  • Orleans: market every day except Monday (11km)
  • Meung-sur-Loire: market Sunday (21km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (24km)
  • Ouzouer-le-Marche: market Friday (25km)
  • Beaugency: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • La Ferte-Saint-Aubin: market Thursday (31km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Loire: market Friday all day (32km)
  • Saint-Laurent-Nouan: market Friday (35km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (35km)

More information about Gidy, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Gidy, France

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

National Monuments

  • Talcy Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (9km)
  • Fleury-les-Aubrais (9km)
  • Olivet (15km)
  • Saint-Cyr-en-Val (20km)
  • Moutiers (34km)
  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (45km)

Geography and distances

Gidy is in the western-centre of France at 11 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Gidy is 103 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gidy

Canton: Artenay

Arrondissement: Orléans

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45520

Distance to Gidy

from Orleans (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 103 km

from Calais: 329 km

from Nice: 635 km

from Bordeaux: 396 km

from Strasbourg: 442 km

Getting here

Most visitors will either fly into one of the airports in Paris (Orly / Charles de Gaulle) or come via a ferry from the UK to a port such as Le Havre and Caen, 3-4 hours drive from here. For driving distances to Gidy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boulay-les-Barres, Bricy, Cercottes, Chevilly, Huetre, Ormes and Saran.

This page in French: Visiter Gidy