Saint-Gourgon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Gourgon: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Gourgon is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the western-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Saint-Gourgon is 165 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 13 km and Vendome at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Gourgon, 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-Gourgon 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 Loir-et-Cher

Map of places to visit near Saint-Gourgon

Markets in and near Saint-Gourgon

  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Herbault: market Monday (11km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (15km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (18km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (25km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (25km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (26km)
  • Amboise: market Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Oucques: market Wednesday (27km)

More information about Saint-Gourgon, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saint-Gourgon, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (31km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (9km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (24km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (24km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (29km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (31km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (34km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (38km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (39km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (40km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (52km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (35km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (15km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Gourgon

Canton: Saint-Amand-Longpré

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41310

Distance to Saint-Gourgon

from Blois (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 165 km

from Calais: 371 km

from Nice: 655 km

from Bordeaux: 337 km

from Strasbourg: 510 km

Getting here

Saint-Gourgon is in the western-centre of France. 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 Saint-Gourgon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambloy, Gombergean, Lance, Saint-Amand-Longpre, Saint-Cyr-du-Gault, Villechauve and Villeporcher.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Gourgon