La Genetouze tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Genetouze in Charente-Maritime

Visit La Genetouze: highlights and tourist information

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La Genetouze is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 136 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: La Genetouze is 443 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 17 km and Riberac at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Genetouze, 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 La Genetouze in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Charente-Maritime

Map of places to visit near La Genetouze

Markets in and near La Genetouze

  • Chalais: market Monday (8km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (30km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (31km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (31km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (37km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (41km)

More information about La Genetouze, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Genetouze, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (27km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (34km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (38km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (38km)
  • Logis de Forge (39km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (42km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Genetouze

Canton: Montguyon

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17360

Distance to La Genetouze

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 136 km

from Paris: 443 km

from Calais: 652 km

from Nice: 603 km

from Bordeaux: 61 km

from Strasbourg: 699 km

Getting here

La Genetouze is in the west of France. Most visitors will arrive by car typically from a channel ferry ports such as Saint Malo, Caen or Cherbourg, a drive af about 4-5 hours. For driving distances to La Genetouze from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boscamnant, Chalais, Medillac, Parcoul, Rioux-Martin, Sauvignac and Yviers.

This page in French: Visiter La Genetouze