Saint-Genes-de-Castillon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Genes-de-Castillon in Gironde

Photo is of Saint-Emilion at 7 km from Saint-Genes-de-Castillon

Visit Saint-Genes-de-Castillon: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Genes-de-Castillon is situated in the Gironde 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 Saint-Genes-de-Castillon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Emilion at 7 km and Montcaret at 11 km.

Saint-Genes-de-Castillon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Heritage Site at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide


National Monument at 11 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Montcaret guide


at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Libourne guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 15 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins de Sardy to the wet of Bergerac are one of...

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide
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at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

A nice place to stroll down to the banks of the Dordogne...

See Eynesse guide


at 20 km (direction south-east)

Pellegrue is a very small village but well worth exploring when you...

See Pellegrue guide


at 23 km (direction south)

The layout of the town of Sauveterre-de-Guyenne still follows its original medieval...

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide


at 23 km (direction east)

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, on the Dordogne river west of Bergerac, has an attractive medieval...

See Sainte-Foy-la-Grande guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

The ruins of the Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure contain some very impressive...

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

The bastide town of Monsegur, in the Dropt Valley, has a substantial...

See Monsegur guide


at 31 km (direction south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Duras is a quiet town that is above all known for the...

See Duras guide
La Reole

La Reole

at 34 km (direction south)

Largely ignored by visitors because of its proximity to Bordeaux we found...

See La Reole guide


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

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

See Mussidan guide


at 41 km (direction west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Genes-de-Castillon

  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (5km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (12km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Duras: market Thursday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Duras: market Saturday & Monday (31km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (34km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (34km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Genes-de-Castillon, France

What to do at Saint-Genes-de-Castillon? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Genes-de-Castillon.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (9km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Sardy (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (20km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (23km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (41km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (43km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (44km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (47km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Saint-Genes-de-Castillon is in the south-west of France at 41 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Genes-de-Castillon is 477 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Genes-de-Castillon

Canton: Castillon-la-Bataille

Arrondissement: Libourne

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33350

Distance to Saint-Genes-de-Castillon

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 477 km

from Calais: 688 km

from Nice: 598 km

from Bordeaux: 41 km

from Strasbourg: 722 km

Getting here

Most visitors will fly into Bordeaux airport (or Bergerac) while drivers should allow 7-8 hours driving time from the ports at Le Havre or Cherbourg. For driving distances to Saint-Genes-de-Castillon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belves-de-Castillon, Castillon-la-Bataille, Francs, Gardegan-et-Tourtirac, Les SalLes de-Castillon, Lussac, Montagne, Puisseguin, Saint-Christophe-Des-Bardes, Saint-Cibard, Saint-Etienne-de-Lisse, Saint-Hippolyte, Saint-Magne-de-Castillon, Saint-Pey-d'Armens, Saint-Philippe-d'Aiguille and Sainte-Colombe.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Genes-de-Castillon


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