Generac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Blaye at 10 km from Generac

Visit Generac: highlights and tourist information

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Generac is situated in the Gironde department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine 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 Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Blaye at 10 km and Pauillac at 16 km.

Generac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

The town of Blaye is well known because of the extensive citadel and fortifications...

See Blaye guide


at 16 km (direction west)

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding wine chateaux such...

See Pauillac guide


at 18 km (direction south-west)

The village and region here are known worldwide because of the prestigious wines from...

See Margaux guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey and also the ruins of...

See Vertheuil guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle and other...

See Jonzac guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

A small town in Medoc, at Lesparre-Medoc you can see the remains of a...

See Lesparre-Medoc guide
Les Bassins des Lumieres

Les Bassins des Lumieres

at 35 km (direction south)

The Bassins des Lumierès is the largest digital art installation in the world and...

See Les Bassins des Lumieres guide


at 37 km (direction south)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide


at 38 km (direction south-east)

Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found the center of Libourne to...

See Libourne guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 38 km (direction south)

The waterfront in Bordeaux is among the highlights of a visit to this lovely...

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at 38 km (direction south)

Bordeaux is an unmissable town, one of the most lively and interesting in France...

See Bordeaux guide
Bordeaux Cathedral

Bordeaux Cathedral

Church at 38 km (direction south)

Bordeaux cathedral is a gothic cathedral in the heart of Bordeaux's historic old town....

See Bordeaux Cathedral guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 38 km (direction south)

The Musée des Beaux Arts of Bordeaux has an interesting collection of fine art...

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Musée d\'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 38 km (direction south)

The musée d'Aquitaine has an interesting collection relating to Bordeaux since prehistoric times....

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide

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Map of places to visit near Generac


Markets in and near Generac

  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (15km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (16km)
  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (26km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (29km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (30km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (31km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (32km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (33km)

More information about Generac, Aquitaine

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.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (16km)
  • Pey-Berland Tower (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (44km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (16km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (30km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (36km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (16km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (33km)
  • Forêt de Pons (45km)
  • Pointe de Grave (55km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (43km)

Geography and distances

Generac is in the south-west of France at 38 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Generac is 464 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Generac

Canton: Saint-Savin

Arrondissement: Blaye

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33920

Distance to Generac

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 464 km

from Calais: 666 km

from Nice: 642 km

from Bordeaux: 38 km

from Strasbourg: 735 km

Getting here

Most visitors will fly into Bordeaux airport (or Bergerac) while drivers should allow 7-8 hours driving time from the ports at Le Havre or Cherbourg. For driving distances to Generac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Campugnan, Cars, Cartelegue, Etauliers, Eyrans, Mazion, Saint-Christoly-de-Blaye, Saint-Girons-d'Aiguevives, Saint-Paul, Saint-Seurin-de-Cursac and Saugon.

This page in French: Visiter Generac