Gene travel guide
Visit Gene: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 20 km from Gene
Location: Gene is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department (Pays-de-la-Loire region) in the western-centre of France at 26 km from Angers, the department capital. (General information: Gene is 270 km from Paris and 416 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Gene: these include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 20 km and Angers at 26 km. Chenille-Change is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 13 km and Coudray is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 21 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Gene, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Gene
Chateau de Brissac 41km
Note that all distances from Gene shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Gene holidays and travel
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Markets near Gene
- Le Lion-d'Angers: market every Friday (7km)
- Segre: market every Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
- Cande: market every Monday (19km)
- Chateau-Gontier: market every Thursday & (23km)
- Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market every Friday (24km)
- Tierce: market every Wednesday (25km)
- Craon: market every Monday (26km)
- Renaze: market every Friday (26km)
- Angers: market every Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (27km)
- Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market every Tuesday (29km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gene and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Gene map below.
National Monument Chateau d'Angers (26km)
Recommended Detour Chateau-Gontier (23km)
Remarkable Garden Jardins du Pin (25km); Parc et jardins du château de Craon (27km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Chateau-Gontier (23km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Chenille-Change (13km); Coudray (21km); Chateau-Gontier (23km); Angers (27km); La Cropte (43km)
Map of places to visit near Gene & Location Information
Distance to Gene
from Angers (local prefecture): 26 km
from Paris: 270 km
from Calais: 416 km
from Nice: 764 km
from Bordeaux: 311 km
from Strasbourg: 643 km
* distances are direct not by road!
Maine-et-Loire is in the western-centre of France. Most visitors arrive in a car from one of the ferry terminals - Saint Malo and Caen are most practical, allow around 3-4 hours for the journey. For driving distances to Gene from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Gene