Genech tourism and travel guide

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Visit Genech: highlights and tourist information

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Genech is situated in the Nord department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north-east of France at 16 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Genech is 196 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lille at 16 km and Saint-Amand-les-Eaux at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Genech, 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 Genech in Hauts-de-France.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Genech

Markets in and near Genech

  • Cysoing: market Tuesday & Sunday (4km)
  • Hem: market Saturday (14km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (16km)
  • Croix: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (17km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (18km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (19km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (19km)
  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (19km)

More information about Genech, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Genech, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (18km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (16km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (17km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (29km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (18km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (13km)
  • Wasquehal (17km)
  • Tourcoing (22km)
  • Mastaing (26km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (17km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Genech

Canton: Cysoing

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59242

Distance to Genech

from Lille (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 196 km

from Calais: 106 km

from Nice: 819 km

from Bordeaux: 694 km

from Strasbourg: 392 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aix, Bachy, Bersee, Bourghelles, Bouvines, Cappelle-en-Pevele, Cobrieux, Cysoing, Ennevelin, Fretin, Louvil, Nomain, Orchies, Peronne-en-Melantois, Templeuve and Wannehain.

This page in French: Visiter Genech