Sainte-Gemmes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Gemmes in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Vendome at 15 km from Sainte-Gemmes

Visit Sainte-Gemmes: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Gemmes 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 Sainte-Gemmes in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vendome at 15 km and Chateau de Blois at 24 km.

Sainte-Gemmes, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Vendome

Vendome

at 15 km (direction west)

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains many...

See Vendome guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Blois guide
Blois

Blois

at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Blois guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Chambord guide
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Beaugency

Beaugency

at 27 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

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

See Beaugency guide
Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west)

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above...

See Lavardin guide
Chateaudun

Chateaudun

National Monument at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

See Chateaudun guide
Meung-sur-Loire

Meung-sur-Loire

at 32 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

Meung sur Loire is a pretty medieval village near Orleans....

See Meung-sur-Loire guide
Les Jardins de Roquelin

Les Jardins de Roquelin

Garden at 32 km (direction east), in the Loiret department

The Jardins de Roquelin is a pretty rose garden in the Loire...

See Les Jardins de Roquelin guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide

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Markets in and near Sainte-Gemmes

  • Oucques: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Marchenoir: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Pezou: market Thursday (12km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Mer: market Monday (19km)
  • Montlivault: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Cloyes-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Claude-de-Diray: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Blois: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Ouzouer-le-Marche: market Friday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Sainte-Gemmes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Talcy (13km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (23km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (26km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (30km)
  • Les prés-Culand (32km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (36km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (48km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (62km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Sainte-Gemmes is in the western-centre of France at 23 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Gemmes is 142 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Gemmes

Canton: Selommes

Arrondissement: Vendôme

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41290

Distance to Sainte-Gemmes

from Blois (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 142 km

from Calais: 353 km

from Nice: 651 km

from Bordeaux: 358 km

from Strasbourg: 488 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 Sainte-Gemmes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baigneaux, Beauvilliers, Boisseau, Conan, Epiais, La Chapelle-Encherie, Oucques, Rhodon, Selommes and Villeneuve-Frouville.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Gemmes

 
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