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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!



at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Realmont guide


Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction south)

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

See Lautrec guide


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


at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Castres guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Gaillac guide


at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Lavaur guide


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


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


at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Vieux guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Soreze guide


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


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)

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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