Generac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Nimes at 12 km from Generac

Visit Generac: highlights and tourist information

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Generac is situated in the Gard 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 Generac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nimes at 12 km and Sommieres at 21 km.

Generac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction )

Nimes contains some of the most complete ancient Roman monuments to be seen anywhere...

See Nimes guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

Adults will enjoy seeing the many historic monuments in Sommieres, although children might prefer...

See Sommieres guide


at 22 km (direction south-west)

The remarkable town of Aigues-Mortes is a fortified town that retains its entire medieval...

See Aigues-Mortes guide


at 23 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The roman amphitheatre and the traditional pastel-painted houses in the historic centre make Arles...

See Arles guide
Roman Arles

Roman Arles

Heritage Site at 23 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The town of Arles contains numerous Roman monuments including the famous amphitheatre...

See Roman Arles guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

Beaucaire is well situtaed for exploring the popular towns of Arles, Nimes and Avignon...

See Beaucaire guide
Chateau de Tarascon

Chateau de Tarascon

Castle at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Chateau de Tarascon is an imposing 15th century castle on the banks of...

See Chateau de Tarascon guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

Tarascon is a pleasant town with a substantial castle on the Rhone river, well...

See Tarascon guide
Le Grau-du-Roi

Le Grau-du-Roi

Seaside resort at 27 km (direction south-west)

Le Grau-de-Roi is one of the most eastern, and one of the most popular,...

See Le Grau-du-Roi guide
La Grande-Motte

La Grande-Motte

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Herault department

The 1960's architecture gives La Grande-Motte its unique character, and the long beach attracts...

See La Grande-Motte guide
Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard

Heritage Site at 29 km (direction north-east)

The Pont-du-Gard is a 2000 year old Roman aquaduct, an extraordinary feat of engineering...

See Pont du Gard guide


at 29 km (direction east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

This town near Arles has a small historic centre to explore when you are...

See Fontvieille guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

The Camargue region of marhes, with flamingoes and semi-wild horses and an unusual natural...

See Camargue guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Bouches-du-Rhone department

On the edge of the Camargue region, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is a very pleasant coast town...

See Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Generac


Markets in and near Generac

  • Vauvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Saint-Gilles: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Vergeze: market Thursday (10km)
  • Nimes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Monday all day & Friday (12km)
  • Aimargues: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Bellegarde: market Friday (14km)
  • Calvisson: market Sunday (14km)
  • Manduel: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Marsillargues: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Marguerittes: market Saturday (16km)

More information about Generac, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Generac, France

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


  • Mare Nostrum (37km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (23km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (32km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Fontaine (12km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Flaugergues (37km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (37km)
  • Bambouseraie de Prafrance (49km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etang de Scamandre (12km)
  • Pointe de l'Espiguette (31km)
  • Étangs palavasiens (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ales (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lunaret (39km)

Geography and distances

Generac is in the south of France at 12 kilometres from Nimes, the department capital (general information: Generac is 590 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Generac

Canton: Saint-Gilles

Arrondissement: Nîmes

Department: Gard

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 30510

Distance to Generac

from Nimes (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 590 km

from Calais: 824 km

from Nice: 235 km

from Bordeaux: 411 km

from Strasbourg: 600 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubord, Beauvoisin, Bernis and Vauvert.

This page in French: Visiter Generac