Gilles tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gilles: highlights and tourist information

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Gilles is situated in the Eure-et-Loir department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the eastern-center of France at 51 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Gilles is 61 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Giverny Gardens at 18 km and Vernon at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gilles, 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 Gilles in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Eure-et-Loir

Map of places to visit near Gilles

Markets in and near Gilles

  • Ivry-la-Bataille: market Saturday (6km)
  • Ezy-sur-Eure: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Buchelay: market Friday (13km)
  • Bonnieres-sur-Seine: market Sunday (14km)
  • Pacy-sur-Eure: market Thursday (15km)
  • Houdan: market Friday (15km)
  • Mantes-la-Ville: market Thursday (16km)
  • Mantes-la-Jolie: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-l'Eure: market Friday (18km)
  • Vernon: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (20km)

More information about Gilles, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Gilles, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gilles.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villa Savoye (37km)
  • Rambouillet Chateau (38km)
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Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vexin Francais (35km)
  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Orgeval) (33km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Geneviève (Feucherolles) (34km)
  • Collégiale Notre-Dame (Poissy) (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Etienne (Mareil-Marly) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maclou (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin et Saint Blaise (Louveciennes) (44km)
  • Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l'Aumone) (45km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Claude Monet (18km)
  • Jardin du musée d’art américain (18km)
  • Parc du château de Thoiry (21km)
  • Les jardins du château de Miserey (22km)
  • Les jardins du château de Saint-Just (23km)
  • Domaine de Villarceaux (25km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (27km)
  • Domaine du château d'Ambleville (29km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (37km)
  • Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (42km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (45km)
  • Parc de Versailles (46km)
  • Potager du roi, Versailles (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vaux de Cernay (40km)
  • Château de Sauvage (40km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (42km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (45km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (38km)
  • Pontoise (45km)
  • Elbeuf (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Vesinet (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Thoiry (21km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gilles

Canton: Anet

Arrondissement: Dreux

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28260

Distance to Gilles

from Chartres (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 61 km

from Calais: 227 km

from Nice: 728 km

from Bordeaux: 481 km

from Strasbourg: 458 km

Getting here

Gilles is in the eastern-center of France. 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 Gilles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boissy-Mauvoisin, Breval, Bueil, Flins-Neuve-Eglise, Garennes-sur-Eure, Guainville, Ivry-la-Bataille, La Chaussee-d'Ivry, Le Mesnil-Simon, Longnes, Mondreville, Neauphlette, Oulins, Saint-Illiers-le-Bois, Tilly and Villiers-en-Desoeuvre.

This page in French: Visiter Gilles