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Saint-Genest-de-Contest tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Genest-de-Contest in Tarn

Photo is of Realmont at 4 km from Saint-Genest-de-Contest

Visit Saint-Genest-de-Contest: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Genest-de-Contest is situated in the Tarn department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Realmont at 4 km and Lautrec at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Genest-de-Contest, 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-Genest-de-Contest in Occitanie.

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

Realmont

Realmont

at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

Realmont is very typical of the bastide towns to be found throughout...

See Realmont guide
Lautrec

Lautrec

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction south)

Lautrec is a small village, but both the views and...

See Lautrec guide
Albi

Albi

at 19 km (direction south)

Albi is quite a remarkable town, with a substantial and beautiful...

See Albi guide
Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 19 km (direction south)

Albi cathedral is remarkable for its brick exterior, and...

See Albi cathedral guide
 
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Castres

Castres

at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

While not an important tourist destination, Castres has a pleasant town centre...

See Castres guide
Gaillac

Gaillac

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

The historic centre of Gaillac and its riverside position make...

See Gaillac guide
Lavaur

Lavaur

at 27 km (direction west)

Lavaur is a pretty red brick town in the Tarn department of...

See Lavaur guide
Lisle-sur-Tarn

Lisle-sur-Tarn

at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

Lisle-sur-Tarn is a pretty village on the banks of the Tarn...

See Lisle-sur-Tarn guide
The Jardin des Martels

The Jardin des Martels

Garden at 30 km (direction west)

The Jardins des Martels is a beautiful garden and mini-farm near Toulouse....

See The Jardin des Martels guide
Giroussens

Giroussens

at 30 km (direction west)

Giroussens is a pretty village and home to a...

See Giroussens guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the Tarn department is...

See Brassac (Tarn) guide
Vieux

Vieux

at 34 km (direction north-west)

The small village of Vieux was once one of the...

See Vieux guide
Soreze

Soreze

at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

The abbey-school and numerous ancient colombage houses are among...

See Soreze guide
Castelnau-de-Montmiral

Castelnau-de-Montmiral

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

The central square of Castelnau-de-Montmiral with its medieval buildings, and the...

See Castelnau-de-Montmiral guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Tarn

Map of places to visit near Saint-Genest-de-Contest

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Genest-de-Contest

  • Realmont: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Graulhet: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Castres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Albi: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Saturday all day (18km)
  • Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Juery: market Thursday (22km)
  • Puylaurens: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Gaillac: market Friday (25km)
  • Labruguiere: market Friday (26km)
  • Lavaur: market Saturday (27km)

More information about Saint-Genest-de-Contest, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Saint-Genest-de-Contest, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Episcopal City, Albi (19km)
  • Rabastens église Notre-Dame-du-Bourg (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (34km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (19km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (19km)
  • Parc Rochegude (19km)
  • Jardin des Martels (30km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (35km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Genest-de-Contest is in the south of France at 19 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Saint-Genest-de-Contest is 567 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Genest-de-Contest

Canton: Lautrec

Arrondissement: Castres

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81440

Distance to Saint-Genest-de-Contest

from Albi (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 567 km

from Calais: 800 km

from Nice: 412 km

from Bordeaux: 247 km

from Strasbourg: 688 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Genest-de-Contest from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brousse, Laboutarie, Lautrec, Lombers, Montdragon, Realmont, Saint-Julien-du-Puy, Sieurac and Venes.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Genest-de-Contest

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