Saint-Generoux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Generoux: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Generoux is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the western-centre of France at 67 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Saint-Generoux is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 9 km and Thouars at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Generoux, 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 Saint-Generoux 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 Deux-Sevres

Map of places to visit near Saint-Generoux

Markets in and near Saint-Generoux

  • Airvault: market Saturday (7km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (12km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (20km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (27km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (28km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Saint-Generoux, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Generoux, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (22km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (22km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (28km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (0km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (6km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (6km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (36km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (27km)
  • La Guyonnière (35km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Generoux

Canton: Airvault

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 79600

Distance to Saint-Generoux

from Niort (prefecture): 67 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 475 km

from Nice: 678 km

from Bordeaux: 230 km

from Strasbourg: 619 km

Getting here

Saint-Generoux is in the western-centre of France. Most visitors will come by car, as an excursion from the Loire Valley or approximately 4 hours from the channel port at Saint-Malo. For driving distances to Saint-Generoux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Availles-Thouarsais, Irais, Luzay and Taize.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Generoux