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Gensac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gensac in Hautes-Pyrenees

Photo is of Maubourguet at 6 km from Gensac

Visit Gensac: highlights and tourist information

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Gensac is situated in the Hautes-Pyrenees department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Maubourguet at 6 km and Tarbes at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gensac, 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 Gensac in Occitanie.

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

Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 6 km (direction north-west)

Maubourguet makes every effort to hide its impressive monuments but take the...

See Maubourguet guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 22 km (direction south)

The substantial gardens of Jardin Massey are the main place...

See Tarbes guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

Lourdes is of course very famous as a pilgrimage centre...

See Lourdes guide
Pau

Pau

at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The large town of Pau is well known for the...

See Pau guide
 
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Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Chateau de Pau is an impressive combination of the renaissance...

See Chateau de Pau guide
Vic Fezensac

Vic Fezensac

at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gers department

Vic Fezensac is enjoyable to explore at any time, but...

See Vic Fezensac guide
Mont d'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 41 km (direction east), in the Gers department

The frescoes in the village church are the highlight...

See Mont d'Astarac guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Landes department

Aire-sur-l'Adour is a pleasant town with a cathedral in south-east Landes...

See Aire-sur-l'Adour guide
Auch

Auch

at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Gers department

Auch, the ancient capital of Gascony, has a cathedral and several other...

See Auch guide
Eauze

Eauze

at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Gers department

Eauze is a historic market town with attractive medieval buildings...

See Eauze guide
Lavardens

Lavardens

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Gers department

The castle and the church are among the places...

See Lavardens guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 52 km (direction south-south-west)

It is the abbey church in Saint-Savin, and the surrounding...

See Saint-Savin guide
Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 60 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

2000 years ago the town of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges had 10000 inhabitants -...

See Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges guide
Valcabrere

Valcabrere

at 60 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Valcabrere deserves a visit because of the very lovely roman style basilica...

See Valcabrere guide

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Map of places to visit near Gensac

 
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Markets in and near Gensac

  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (6km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (7km)
  • Marciac: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (20km)
  • Plaisance: market Thursday (20km)
  • Mirande: market Monday (28km)
  • Riscle: market Friday (29km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (39km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (40km)
  • Vic Fezensac: market Friday all day (40km)

More information about Gensac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Gensac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (22km)
  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (21km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (43km)
  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (43km)
  • Grottes de Médous (44km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gensac is in the south-west of France at 22 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Gensac is 628 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gensac

Canton: Rabastens-de-Bigorre

Arrondissement: Tarbes

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65140

Distance to Gensac

from Tarbes (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 628 km

from Calais: 847 km

from Nice: 579 km

from Bordeaux: 165 km

from Strasbourg: 823 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Gensac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ansost, Artagnan, Barbachen, Beccas, Buzon, Caixon, Lafitole, Larreule, Liac, Maubourguet, Monfaucon, Nouilhan, Rabastens-de-Bigorre, Saint-Justin, Sarriac-Bigorre, Sauveterre, Segalas and Vic-en-Bigorre.

This page in French: Visiter Gensac

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