Genouillac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Genouillac in Charente

Photo is of La Rochefoucauld at 19 km from Genouillac

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Genouillac is situated in the Charente department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Genouillac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Rochefoucauld at 19 km and Chateau de La Rochefoucauld at 19 km.

Genouillac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

After exploring the Chateau de Rochefoucauld be sure to stroll around the rest of...

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Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

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

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle in Charente, with both...

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Rochechouart

Rochechouart

at 20 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

On the edge of the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park, Rochechouart has a castle and...

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Confolens

Confolens

at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and fountain and some...

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Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins of an ancient...

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Brigueuil

Brigueuil

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church that is the most interesting...

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Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is of most...

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Saint-Junien

Saint-Junien

at 26 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

After exploring Saint-Junien and the Collegiale Church of Saint-Junien be sure to also visit...

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Bayers

Bayers

at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are several other...

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Varaignes

Varaignes

at 28 km (direction south), in the Dordogne department

Varaignes is a pretty village with a castle at its centre. The castle is...

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Marthon

Marthon

at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates, but rather several small buildings...

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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the Charente River...

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Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

at 31 km (direction south), in the Dordogne department

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert is a charming village with a church and castle and a lovely riverside...

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Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 31 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Le Jardin de Liliane is one of our favourite gardens open to the public...

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Genouillac, France

What to do at Genouillac? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Genouillac is in the west of France at 39 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Genouillac is 360 kilometres from Paris).

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

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