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Generest tourism and travel guide

Photo of Generest in Hautes-Pyrenees

Photo is of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges at 4 km from Generest

Visit Generest: highlights and tourist information

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Generest is situated in the Hautes-Pyrenees department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges at 4 km and Valcabrere at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Generest, 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 Generest in Occitanie.

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

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction east), in the Haute-Garonne department

2000 years ago the town of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges had 10000...

See Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges guide
Valcabrere

Valcabrere

at 5 km (direction east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Valcabrere deserves a visit because of the very lovely roman...

See Valcabrere guide
Col d'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

The Col d'Aspin is an important mountain pass in the...

See Col d'Aspin guide
Arreau

Arreau

at 19 km (direction south-west)

Deep in the Pyrenees on a small river, Arreau is a delightful...

See Arreau guide
 
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Col de Peyresourde

Col de Peyresourde

Scenery at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

The Col de Peyresourde is a mountain pass in the pyrenees, which...

See Col de Peyresourde guide
Bagneres-de-Luchon

Bagneres-de-Luchon

at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Bagneres-de-Luchon is one of the nicest of the 'belle-epoque'...

See Bagneres-de-Luchon guide
Mont d'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gers department

The frescoes in the village church are the highlight of your visit...

See Mont d'Astarac guide
Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

The Col du Tourmalet is a mountain pass in the Pyrenees,...

See Col du Tourmalet guide
Audressein

Audressein

at 42 km (direction east), in the Ariege department

Audressein is a very small village in a picturesque river valley, visited...

See Audressein guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

The substantial gardens of Jardin Massey are the main place...

See Tarbes guide
Martres-Tolosane

Martres-Tolosane

at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

The small village of Martres-Tolosane is known for its faiencerie...

See Martres-Tolosane guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 45 km (direction west)

Lourdes is of course very famous as a pilgrimage centre which attracts...

See Lourdes guide
Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

The pleasant town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur is well placed to explore some...

See Luz-Saint-Sauveur guide
Tourtouse

Tourtouse

at 49 km (direction east), in the Ariege department

Although tiny, the castle (and picnic area) in the centre of Tourtouse...

See Tourtouse guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Hautes-Pyrenees

Map of places to visit near Generest

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Markets in and near Generest

  • Loures-Barousse: market Friday (7km)
  • Montrejeau: market Monday (7km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (19km)
  • Arreau: market Thursday all day (19km)
  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Bagneres-de-Luchon: market every day - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Saint-Lary-Soulan: market Saturday (29km)
  • Boulogne-sur-Gesse: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (31km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (36km)

More information about Generest, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Generest, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (23km)
  • Marshall Foch house (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (30km)
  • Jardin Massey (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre d'Esparros (16km)
  • Gorges de la Save (25km)
  • Henne Morte (29km)
  • Grottes de Médous (30km)
  • Lac d'Oo (32km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (34km)
  • Cirque des Crabioules (35km)
  • Cirque de Troumouse (48km)
  • Cirque d'Estaubés (52km)
  • Cascade de Gavarnie (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Generest is in the south-west of France at 43 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Generest is 663 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Generest

Canton: Saint-Laurent-de-Neste

Arrondissement: Bagnères-de-Bigorre

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65150

Distance to Generest

from Tarbes (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 663 km

from Calais: 886 km

from Nice: 550 km

from Bordeaux: 219 km

from Strasbourg: 833 km

Getting here

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

We have 31 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aneres, Anla, Antichan, Ausson, Aventignan, Aveux, Bize, Bramevaque, Crechets, Gaudent, Gembrie, Gourdan-Polignan, Hautaget, Huos, Ilheu, Labroquere, Lombres, Mazeres-de-Neste, Montegut, Nestier, Nistos, Sacoue, Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges, Saint-Laurent-de-Neste, Saint-Paul, Samuran, Sarp, Seich, Seilhan, Tibiran-Jaunac and Valcabrere.

This page in French: Visiter Generest

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