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La Genetouze tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Genetouze in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean at 17 km from La Genetouze

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La Genetouze is situated in the Charente-Maritime 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 La Genetouze in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean at 17 km and Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 17 km.

La Genetouze, France: places to visit and attractions

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

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

Church at 17 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

The Monolithic Subterranean Church of Saint-Jean in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is a magnificent underground...

See The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known for its imposing...

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at 29 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

Riberac, a quiet and traditional town, is well known for the large...

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at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente department

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

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at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

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

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at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Mussidan is a small town on the confluence of the rivers Isle...

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Heritage Site at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

Saint-Emilion is an exceptionally scenic town, and most unusual in being listed...

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at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found the center of...

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Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

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

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at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

The village of Villebois-Lavalette is pleasant to explore, and also has a...

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

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument here...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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National Monument at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Dordogne department

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of a Roman villa...

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Neuvic sur l'Isle

Neuvic sur l'Isle

at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Neuvic is a small town with a chateau, the Chateau de Neuvic...

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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)

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Tourist attractions near La Genetouze, France

What to do at La Genetouze? 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

La Genetouze is in the west of France at 136 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: La Genetouze is 443 kilometres from Paris).

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

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


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