Sainte-Gemmes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Gemmes in Loir-et-Cher

Visit Sainte-Gemmes: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Gemmes 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 23 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Gemmes is 142 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vendome at 15 km and Chateau de Blois at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Sainte-Gemmes

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)

More information about Sainte-Gemmes, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Gemmes, France

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

  • Talcy Chateau (13km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (39km)
  • Cloisters of la Psalette (62km)

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Sainte-Gemmes 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 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