Genille tourism and travel guide

Photo of Genille in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Montresor at 9 km from Genille

Visit Genille: highlights and tourist information

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Genille is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Genille in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montresor at 9 km and Loches at 11 km.

Genille, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town, the castle and the...

See Montresor guide


at 11 km (direction south-west)

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting place to visit...

See Loches guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 16 km (direction south-west)

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across the river and gardens designed...

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to Amboise, you will also enjoy...

See Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is the first Renaissance manor house...

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

The Chateau de Clos-Lucé was home to Leonardo da Vinci and you can visit...

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Chateau d\'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

The Chateau d'Amboise is a castle with impressive gardens and a lovely view across...

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the Chateau de Chaumont, one of...

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 35 km (direction east), in the Indre department

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de Valencay among the...

See Chateau de Valencay guide


at 36 km (direction east), in the Indre department

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest a visit...

See Valencay guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a very impressive...

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and medieval buildings, and...

See Tours guide
Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Church at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

The basilica Saint-Martin is an imposing neo-byzantine church in the town of Tours...

See Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the Loire castles, and also...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide

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Map of places to visit near Genille


Markets in and near Genille

  • Loches: market Wednesday all day & Saturday (10km)
  • Blere: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Montrichard: market Friday (19km)
  • Cormery: market Thursday (21km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (23km)
  • Saint-Aignan: market Saturday all day (23km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Manthelan: market Thursday (24km)
  • Noyers-sur-Cher: market Sunday (25km)
  • Saint-Branchs: market Wednesday (25km)

More information about Genille, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Genille, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (27km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (33km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (21km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (39km)

Geography and distances

Genille is in the eastern-center of France at 39 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Genille is 208 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Genille

Canton: Montrésor

Arrondissement: Loches

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37460

Distance to Genille

from Tours (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 208 km

from Calais: 422 km

from Nice: 618 km

from Bordeaux: 291 km

from Strasbourg: 520 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive in one of the cross-channel ports such as Caen and Le Havre (about 3-4 hours drive from here) or fly into Paris and drive south from there. For driving distances to Genille from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chemille-sur-Indrois, Ferriere-sur-Beaulieu, Le Liege and Saint-Quentin-sur-Indrois.

This page in French: Visiter Genille