Genouille tourism and travel guide

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Visit Genouille: highlights and tourist information

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Genouille is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 53 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Genouille is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 12 km and Ruffec at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Genouille, 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 Genouille in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Genouille

Markets in and near Genouille

  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (17km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (18km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (31km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (36km)
  • Melle: market Friday (39km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (41km)

More information about Genouille, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Genouille, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (7km)
  • Sanxay (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (0km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (5km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (14km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (19km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (33km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (50km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (10km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (28km)
  • Laverré (37km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (49km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (15km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Genouille

Canton: Charroux

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86250

Distance to Genouille

from Poitiers (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 341 km

from Calais: 550 km

from Nice: 608 km

from Bordeaux: 158 km

from Strasbourg: 622 km

Getting here

Genouille is in the west of France. Most visitors arrive here by car - the ferry ports such as Caen, Saint Malo and Cherbourg are convenient at around 4-5 hours drive. For driving distances to Genouille from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnois, Charroux, Civray, Lizant, Saint-Gaudent, Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil, Savigne and Surin.

This page in French: Visiter Genouille