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Generest tourism and travel guide

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Visit Generest: highlights and tourist information

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Generest is situated in the Hautes-Pyrenees department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south-west of France at 43 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Generest is 663 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Generest

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)


Geography and distances

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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