Gensac-la-Pallue tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gensac-la-Pallue: highlights and tourist information

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Gensac-la-Pallue is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 32 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Gensac-la-Pallue is 407 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Jarnac at 7 km and Cognac at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gensac-la-Pallue, 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-la-Pallue 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 Gensac-la-Pallue

Markets in and near Gensac-la-Pallue

  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (7km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (25km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (25km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (28km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (37km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (42km)

More information about Gensac-la-Pallue, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Gensac-la-Pallue, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (0km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (28km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (13km)
  • Logis de Forge (31km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (40km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (43km)
  • La Roche Courbon (46km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (11km)
  • Forêt de Pons (24km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (36km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gensac-la-Pallue

Canton: Segonzac

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16130

Distance to Gensac-la-Pallue

from Angouleme (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 407 km

from Calais: 609 km

from Nice: 632 km

from Bordeaux: 94 km

from Strasbourg: 687 km

Getting here

Gensac-la-Pallue 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 Gensac-la-Pallue from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angeac-Champagne, Bourg-Charente, Chassors, Gente, Julienne, Mainxe, Saint-Brice and Segonzac.

This page in French: Visiter Gensac-la-Pallue