Genouillac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Genouillac: highlights and tourist information

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Genouillac is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 39 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Genouillac is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Rochefoucauld at 19 km and Chateau de La Rochefoucauld at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Genouillac, 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 Genouillac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Charente

Map of places to visit near Genouillac

Markets in and near Genouillac

  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (26km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (33km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (39km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (40km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (46km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (46km)

More information about Genouillac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Genouillac, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Genouillac.

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (23km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (27km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (35km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (35km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (50km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (30km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (31km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (40km)
  • Logis de Forge (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (22km)
  • Site Corot (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (27km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Genouillac

Canton: Saint-Claud

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16270

Distance to Genouillac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 575 km

from Nice: 580 km

from Bordeaux: 144 km

from Strasbourg: 621 km

Getting here

Genouillac is in the west of France. Most visitors to the region come by car with arrive here by car with the ferry ports at Saint Malo taking about 5 hours driving time. For driving distances to Genouillac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cherves-Chatelars, La Peruse, Mazieres, Mouzon, Nieuil, Roumazieres-Loubert, Suaux and Suris.

This page in French: Visiter Genouillac