Genneteil tourism and travel guide

Photo of Genneteil in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau du Lude at 10 km from Genneteil

Visit Genneteil: highlights and tourist information

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Genneteil is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Genneteil in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Lude at 10 km and Bauge at 13 km.

Genneteil, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 10 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are the closest of the Loire...

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle - and a very...

See Bauge guide


at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Sarthe department

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere and has an attractive...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle, is a lovely...

See Saumur guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views across the Loire...

See Chateau de Saumur guide


at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Sarthe department

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine abbey that has helped...

See Solesmes guide


at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Sarthe department

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in the area around the bridge...

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Langeais is a small town with a pretty town centre, best known for the...

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Langeais is a medieval-renaissance castle with nicely furnished rooms and the oldest...

See Chateau de Langeais guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south)

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an interesting troglodyte...

See Montsoreau guide
Chateau d\'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance castle surrounded...

See Chateau d'Ussé guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you can see...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 42 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the facade and...

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Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored, but it is the world...

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Map of places to visit near Genneteil


Markets in and near Genneteil

  • Noyant: market Friday (10km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (10km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (21km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (27km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (27km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (30km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (31km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (31km)

More information about Genneteil, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Genneteil, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (15km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (37km)
  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (52km)

Geography and distances

Genneteil is in the western-centre of France at 47 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Genneteil is 221 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Genneteil

Canton: Noyant

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49490

Distance to Genneteil

from Angers (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 221 km

from Calais: 396 km

from Nice: 708 km

from Bordeaux: 310 km

from Strasbourg: 582 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive in a car from one of the ferry terminals - Saint Malo and Caen are most practical, allow around 3-4 hours for the journey. For driving distances to Genneteil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chavaignes, Chigne, Lasse and Savigne-sous-le-Lude.

This page in French: Visiter Genneteil