Generac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Generac: highlights and tourist information

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Generac is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 38 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Generac is 464 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Blaye at 10 km and Pauillac at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Generac, 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 Generac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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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

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

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

Generac is in the south-west of France. 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