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Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard in Eure-et-Loir

Photo is of Chartres at 17 km from Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard

Visit Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions

Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard is situated in the Eure-et-Loir department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chartres at 17 km and Chartres Cathedral at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard, 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 Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard in Centre-Loire Valley.

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



at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Chartres guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Chartres Cathedral guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can discover the...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 35 km (direction west), in the Orne department

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has lots of...

See Le Perche guide


National Monument at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateaudun guide
Chateau de Rambouillet

Chateau de Rambouillet

Castle at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Yvelines department

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

See Chateau de Rambouillet guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Sarthe department

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one of our...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard


Markets in and near Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard

  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (3km)
  • Luce: market Sunday (15km)
  • Chartres: market Saturday (17km)
  • La Loupe: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Senonches: market Friday (23km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Bonneval: market Monday (28km)
  • Maintenon: market Thursday (31km)
  • Voves: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Nogent-le-Roi: market Saturday (32km)

Hotels near Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard

More information about Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Rambouillet Chateau (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Le pré Catelan (13km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (36km)
  • Domaine national de Rambouillet (48km)
  • Parc du château de Groussay (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Sauvage (40km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Rambouillet (48km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Moutiers (41km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard is in the eastern-center of France at 17 kilometres from Chartres, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard is 94 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard

Canton: Courville-sur-Eure

Arrondissement: Chartres

Department: Eure-et-Loir

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 28190

Distance to Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard

from Chartres (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 94 km

from Calais: 284 km

from Nice: 700 km

from Bordeaux: 422 km

from Strasbourg: 478 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 Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bailleau-le-Pin, Cernay, Chuisnes, Courville-sur-Eure, Frunce, Landelles, Olle, Orrouer, Saint-Denis-Des-Puits, Saint-Luperce and Villebon.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard

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