Genat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Genat in Ariege

Photo is of Grotte de Lombrives at 4 km from Genat

Visit Genat: highlights and tourist information

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Genat is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Genat in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grotte de Lombrives at 4 km and Chateau de Foix at 16 km.

Genat, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 4 km (direction east)

Not the most famous caves perhaps but the Grotte de Lombrives is the largest...

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

The chateau de Foix is an impressive medieval castle on a rocky spur in...

See Chateau de Foix guide
Foix

Foix

at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

The narrow medieval streets, the imposing castle above the town and the lovely setting...

See Foix guide
Montsegur

Montsegur

at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle with its lovely far-reaching views...

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Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

A spa town since the 19th century, Ax-les-Thermes is now better known for being...

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Pamiers

Pamiers

at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

The largest town in Ariege, Pamiers has several notable monuments including the cathedral and...

See Pamiers guide
Mirepoix

Mirepoix

at 39 km (direction north-east)

In Mirepoix it is the beautifully preserved centre of the bastide town that is...

See Mirepoix guide
Montjoie-en-Couserans

Montjoie-en-Couserans

at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

The tiny village of Montjoie-en-Couserans is included because it is the start point of...

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide
Camon

Camon

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

The fortified village of Camon, listed as a 'most beautiful village of France' is...

See Camon guide
Saint-Girons

Saint-Girons

at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

Saint-Girons is a quiet town, a perfect chance to see an unspoiled local town...

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Saint-Lizier

Saint-Lizier

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

A small village in the Natural Regional Park of the Ariege Pyrenees, Saint-Lizier is...

See Saint-Lizier guide
Audressein

Audressein

at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

Audressein is a very small village in a picturesque river valley, visited for the...

See Audressein guide
Tourtouse

Tourtouse

at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

Although tiny, the castle (and picnic area) in the centre of Tourtouse make a...

See Tourtouse guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 50 km (direction east), in the Aude department

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of your trip to...

See Quillan guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Ariege

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Markets in and near Genat

  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (24km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (26km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (31km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (38km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (39km)

More information about Genat, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Genat, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Vicdessos (16km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (29km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (31km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (32km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (45km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Genat is in the south of France at 16 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Genat is 673 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Genat

Canton: Tarascon-sur-Ariège

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Genat

from Foix (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 673 km

from Calais: 904 km

from Nice: 471 km

from Bordeaux: 283 km

from Strasbourg: 800 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Genat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alliat, Arignac, Bedeilhac-et-Aynat, Bompas, Capoulet-et-Junac, Gourbit, Illier-et-Laramade, Lapege, Larnat, Lercoul, Miglos, Niaux, Ornolac-Ussat-les-Bains, Orus, Quie, Rabat-les-Trois-Seigneurs, Surba, Tarascon-sur-Ariege and Ussat.

This page in French: Visiter Genat