Saint-Genest-de-Contest tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Genest-de-Contest in Tarn

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

To Visit  Attractions 

Saint-Genest-de-Contest is situated in the Tarn department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 19 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Saint-Genest-de-Contest is 567 kilometres from Paris).

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.

You can also

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!


... 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

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)
  • Parc Rochegude (19km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (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

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