Gy-en-Sologne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Cheverny at 20 km from Gy-en-Sologne

Visit Gy-en-Sologne: highlights and tourist information

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Gy-en-Sologne is situated in the Loir-et-Cher 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 Gy-en-Sologne in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cheverny at 20 km and Valencay at 20 km.

Gy-en-Sologne, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 20 km (direction north-west)

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the Loire castles,...

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at 20 km (direction south), in the Indre department

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest...

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 21 km (direction south), in the Indre department

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de Valencay...

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Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 33 km (direction north-west)

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic centre and...

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Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 33 km (direction north-west)

One of the most impressive of the Loire castles, the Chateau de...

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Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the Chateau de Chaumont,...

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Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town, the castle...

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Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 39 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across the river and...

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Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 45 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is the first Renaissance...

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Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 45 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Clos-Lucé was home to Leonardo da Vinci and you...

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Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 46 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau d'Amboise is a castle with impressive gardens and a lovely...

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at 46 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to Amboise, you will...

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at 48 km (direction west), in the Loiret department

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

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Markets in and near Gy-en-Sologne

  • Selles-sur-Cher: market Thursday all day (8km)
  • Gievres: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Chabris: market Saturday (11km)
  • Romorantin-Lanthenay: market Wednesday all day & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Contres: market Friday (14km)
  • Noyers-sur-Cher: market Sunday (16km)
  • Saint-Aignan: market Saturday all day (18km)
  • Langon: market Friday (19km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Gy-en-Sologne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (21km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Beauregard (26km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (34km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (34km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (35km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (25km)
  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (47km)
  • Issoudun (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (20km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (49km)

Geography and distances

Gy-en-Sologne is in the western-centre of France at 34 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Gy-en-Sologne is 177 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gy-en-Sologne

Canton: Selles-sur-Cher

Arrondissement: Romorantin-Lanthenay

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41230

Distance to Gy-en-Sologne

from Blois (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 177 km

from Calais: 401 km

from Nice: 600 km

from Bordeaux: 325 km

from Strasbourg: 479 km

Getting here

Most visitors will either fly into one of the airports in Paris or arrive from a ferry port such as caen or Le Havre, approx. 3-4 hours drive. For driving distances to Gy-en-Sologne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Billy, Lassay-sur-Croisne and Rougeou.

This page in French: Visiter Gy-en-Sologne