THE TREASURES OF GÂTINAIS VAL-DE-LOING!
A castle, an abbey, a church, a museum …
But also, a mill, a tower, a wash house, a well…
So many places that we invite you to discover. All these treasures, sometimes well hidden, which reveal the identity of our territory : so many places to discover, to find relaxation and to share with friends or family.
Since the 18th century, it has been used for weekly markets and fairs.
The castle and its moat
The castle moat, fed by the Fusin, already exists around an initial 14th century castle.
The wash house
The wash house dating from the 19th century is located on the road to Ferrières.
The Peasantry Museum
Since 1994 this museum tells us about the adventure of the agricultural machine.
In Château-Landon, there are still some visible remains of the medieval defence system on the north face of the ramparts despite the many constructions built in particular towards the end of the 17th century.
The North Postern Gate
The North Postern Gate descends into the dry valley.
The coin porch
This beautiful civil monument in the open city served as a bureau de change, of which only the porch remains today with its 14th century gable and Renaissance-style facade windows.
CHÂTEAU-LANDON'S HÔTEL-DIEU, a new place of culture!
Church of Our Lady of the Assumption
A lesson in masterful medieval architecture blending Carolingian, Romanesque and Gothic styles.
The communal wash house
An invitation to dream during a lovely walk !
The wash house and the Beaupoivre mill
In the fourteenth century, Château-Landon was one of the 17 drapery cities of the kingdom of France.
Saint Severin Abbey Château-Landon
What we see today is just a remaining of the origins, monks had to face hard times, wars and realms adversities.
Former Abbey of Pontfrault
Here is a facade of a monastery of women which enjoyed a great reputation and which had the privilege of receiving the queens of France.
The polishers of Montuffe
Nestled at the bottom of the Loing Valley. Set of eight polishers in a small chaos of very hard sandstone rocks with some pebble inclusions. The polishers were used to polish axes previously cut in the Neolithic period.
The Saint-Thugal Tower
Installed on the city's defenses next to the South Poterne which is an open passage in the ramparts leading to the Charcoal Valley, the Saint-Thugal church is undoubtedly its oldest monument.
The Saint-Andre Tower
Dating from the middle of the 12th century, this vestige of an imposing Cluniac abbey is one of the most beautiful monuments of the city. Very damaged, it was reduced in the 16th century to a priory.
The Neronville Canal Bridge
A nice curiosity on the Loing canal.
The Madeleine Tower and its ramparts
The Madeleine Tower is one of the towers of the rampart that Charles VI authorized to the bourgeois of Château-Landon.
Garden Museum Antoine Bourdelle
This open-air museum refurbished by the Departement Council is the setting for 56 bronze sculptures.
The castle was built in 1150.
Saint-Martin Church is located in the heart of the village of Egreville.
The "Champarts" barn and the "Recette"
The "Champarts" and the "Recette" were the ancient commons of the castle.
The covered market
The covered market replaces the one that disappeared in the fire of 1282 at the end of the 15th century.
The wash house
At the exit of Lorrez-le-Bocage-Préaux (77) on the D 69 in the direction of Paley, you will see the roof of a large washhouse on your right.
The Fairy Cellar
Although the legends of the last centuries have given it its name, the site of the "Cave aux Fées" dates back to the 1st century AD.
Le château de la Motte et son parc
Au printemps, le château de la Motte à Lorrez-le-Bocage ouvre exceptionnellement son parc à l'occasion d'un événement " Jardins en Gâtinais" organisé par le Lions Club de Montereau. Le château de la Motte ne se visite pas.
La croix percée
Croix de carrefour dite “ la Pierre Percée ” Inscrite aux Monuments Historiques, le 4 octobre 1946.
St. Anne's Church
The church of St Anne dates from the 13th century.
Royal Abbey Notre Dame de Cercanceaux
The former Royal Abbey of Notre Dame de Cercanceaux was founded by the Cistercians in 1181, thanks to gifts from the Cléments, the lords of Mez-le-Maréchal, and King Philippe Auguste.
Saint Clair Church
The Saint Clair church was erected at the end of the 12th century.