Gene tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gene: highlights and tourist information

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Gene is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 26 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Gene is 270 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 20 km and Chateau d'Angers at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gene, 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 Gene in Pays de la Loire.

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


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Map of places to visit near Gene

Markets in and near Gene

  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (7km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Cande: market Monday (19km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (23km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (24km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Craon: market Monday (26km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (26km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (29km)

More information about Gene, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Gene, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gene.

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (54km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (25km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (27km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chenille-Change (13km)
  • Coudray (21km)
  • La Cropte (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gene

Canton: Lion-d'Angers

Arrondissement: Segré

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49220

Distance to Gene

from Angers (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 270 km

from Calais: 416 km

from Nice: 764 km

from Bordeaux: 311 km

from Strasbourg: 643 km

Getting here

Gene 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.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andigne, Brain-sur-Longuenee, La Chapelle-sur-Oudon, Marans and Vern-d'Anjou.

This page in French: Visiter Gene