Gouillons tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gouillons in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres at 27 km from Gouillons

Visit Gouillons: highlights and tourist information

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Gouillons 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 Gouillons in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres at 27 km and Chartres Cathedral at 28 km.

Gouillons, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chartres guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

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

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

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Chateau de Chamerolles

Chateau de Chamerolles

Castle at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide


National Monument at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateaudun guide
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres

Garden at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Loiret department

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

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at 49 km (direction south), in the Loiret department

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

See Orleans guide
Hotel Groslot

Hotel Groslot

at 49 km (direction south), in the Loiret department

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

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Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans

Cathedral at 49 km (direction south), in the Loiret department

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

See Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, Orleans guide


at 60 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loiret department

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

See Bellegarde guide

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Markets in and near Gouillons

  • Angerville: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Auneau: market Friday (14km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Toury: market Sunday (18km)
  • Dourdan: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Etampes: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (26km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (28km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (30km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (33km)
  • Pithiviers: market Saturday all day (36km)

More information about Gouillons, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Gouillons, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haute Vallee de Chevreuse (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale de Saint Martin (Etampes) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (26km)
  • Cathédrale de Chartres (Chartres) (28km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame des Vaulx de Cernay (Cernay-la-Ville) (39km)
  • Notre Dame de Port Royal des Champs (Magny-les-Hameaux) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (34km)
  • Parc de Chamarande (34km)
  • Parc de Courson (37km)
  • Parc du château de Breteuil (40km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (43km)
  • Le pré Catelan (44km)
  • Arboretum des grandes bruyères (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (28km)
  • Forêt de Rambouillet (33km)
  • Vaux de Cernay (39km)
  • Vallée de Chevreuse (42km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (26km)
  • Rambouillet (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (7km)
  • Quiers-sur-Bezonde (59km)

Geography and distances

Gouillons is in the eastern-center of France at 29 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Gouillons is 68 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gouillons

Canton: Janville

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28310

Distance to Gouillons

from Chartres (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 68 km

from Calais: 290 km

from Nice: 665 km

from Bordeaux: 431 km

from Strasbourg: 437 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 Gouillons from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardelu, Baudreville, Chatenay, Denonville, Lethuin, Levesville-la-Chenard, Louville-la-Chenard, Merouville, Mondonville-Saint-Jean, Morainville, Moutiers, Orlu, Ouarville and Vierville.

This page in French: Visiter Gouillons