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Saint-Genies-de-Varensal tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Genies-de-Varensal in Herault

Photo is of Avene at 12 km from Saint-Genies-de-Varensal

Visit Saint-Genies-de-Varensal: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Genies-de-Varensal is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Avene at 12 km and Olargues at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Genies-de-Varensal, 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-Genies-de-Varensal in Occitanie.

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



at 12 km (direction north-east)

More famous for the beauty products produced here, the steep streets...

See Avene guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-west)

With a lovely medieval centre and the scenic background of the Jaur...

See Olargues guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

Lunas is one of the villages in the attractive...

See Lunas and area guide


at 20 km (direction south)

The seting on the River Orb and the Mediterranean...

See Roquebrun guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aveyron department

The Cevennes village of Belmont-sur-Rance is small but very...

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide


at 26 km (direction east)

It is undoubtedly the Saint-Fulcran cathedral that will form the centre of...

See Lodeve guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

The busy village of Saint-Chinian in the Minerves is best known for...

See Saint-Chinian guide
Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 29 km (direction east)

The Cirque de Moureze is one of the loveliest scenic...

See Cirque de Moureze guide
Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 29 km (direction east)

The Lac-du-Salagou is a popular leisure lake with a wide...

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide


at 33 km (direction east)

Villeneuvette is a pretty small village, interesting because it was originally built...

See Villeneuvette guide


at 35 km (direction east)

Clermont-l'Herault is a pleasant place to take a break...

See Clermont-l'Herault guide
La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Aveyron department

La Couvertoirade, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', is...

See La Couvertoirade guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

Beziers is a lively, thriving town with a good number of...

See Beziers guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 41 km (direction west), in the Tarn department

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

See Brassac (Tarn) guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Genies-de-Varensal


Markets in and near Saint-Genies-de-Varensal

  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (14km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (29km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)
  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (32km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (37km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (39km)
  • Paulhan: market Thursday (40km)
  • Pezenas: market Saturday all day (42km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (44km)

More information about Saint-Genies-de-Varensal, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Saint-Genies-de-Varensal, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (31km)
  • Grands Causses (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (33km)
  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Caroux (8km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (29km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (29km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (33km)
  • Céressou (35km)
  • Cirque de Vissec (44km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (44km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (57km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (59km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (18km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Genies-de-Varensal is in the south of France at 71 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Saint-Genies-de-Varensal is 578 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Genies-de-Varensal

Canton: Saint-Gervais-sur-Mare

Arrondissement: Béziers

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34610

Distance to Saint-Genies-de-Varensal

from Montpellier (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 578 km

from Calais: 813 km

from Nice: 343 km

from Bordeaux: 313 km

from Strasbourg: 656 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arnac-sur-Dourdou, Castanet-le-Haut and Saint-Gervais-sur-Mare.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Genies-de-Varensal

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