Gensac-la-Pallue tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gensac-la-Pallue in Charente

Photo is of Jarnac at 7 km from Gensac-la-Pallue

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Gensac-la-Pallue 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 Gensac-la-Pallue in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jarnac at 7 km and Cognac at 7 km.

Gensac-la-Pallue, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk along the riverside, and...

See Jarnac guide


at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside walk and lots...

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at 14 km (direction east)

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy a stroll along the river,...

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at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the castle that dominates the...

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at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower that is a...

See Pons guide


at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle and other...

See Jonzac guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument here in Mouthiers-sur-Boeme...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 31 km (direction east)

Angouleme is one of our favourite Charente towns, with several interesting historic monuments to...

See Angouleme guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an extensive old-town to explore and...

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at 37 km (direction east)

Torsac is one of several small but interesting villages to stroll around in Charente...

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at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

Charmant is another pleasant Charente town, with a small castle and a church as...

See Charmant guide
Saint-Jean d\'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the abbey church...

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at 40 km (direction north-east)

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several impressive Renaissance...

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Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de la Mercerie is a manor house with a substantial wing added...

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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

What to do at Gensac-la-Pallue? 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

Gensac-la-Pallue is in the west of France at 32 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Gensac-la-Pallue is 407 kilometres from Paris).

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

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