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Saint-Genies tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Genies: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Saint-Geniès is a traditional Dordogne village around a small castle and church

Saint-Genies is situated in the Dordogne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Saint-Genies. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Genies travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Amand-de-Coly at 8 km and Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Genies, 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 in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Salignac-Eyvigues

Salignac-Eyvigues

at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

The small town of Salignac-Eyvigues in the Dordogne has several places of...

See Salignac-Eyvigues guide
Saint-Amand-de-Coly

Saint-Amand-de-Coly

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

The village of Saint-Amand-de-Coly is one of the prettiest in...

See Saint-Amand-de-Coly guide
Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac

Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac

Garden at 8 km (direction south-east)

The Gardens of the Manoir d'Eyrignac are a remarkable garden with...

See Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac guide
Lascaux caves

Lascaux caves

Cave at 9 km (direction north-west)

The Lascaux Caves are famous worldwide because of the...

See Lascaux caves guide
 
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Chateau de Losse

Chateau de Losse

Castle at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

Close to Montignac, the Chateau de Losse is an interesting...

See Chateau de Losse guide
Montignac

Montignac

at 11 km (direction north-west)

Best known for being close to Lascaux caves, the small town of...

See Montignac guide
Sarlat

Sarlat

at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

Sarlat is the historic capital of the region, and perhaps...

See Sarlat guide
Chateau de Puymartin

Chateau de Puymartin

Castle at 13 km (direction south-west)

The views, the furnishings and the legend of a resident...

See Chateau de Puymartin guide
Cabanes du Breuil

Cabanes du Breuil

at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

The Cabanes du Breuil are ancient farm buildings made from dry...

See Cabanes du Breuil guide
Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere

Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west)

In the heart of the UNESCO listed Vézère Valley, the...

See Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere guide
Chateau de Commarque

Chateau de Commarque

Castle at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau de Commarque is an imposing ruined castle that was...

See Chateau de Commarque guide
Carlux

Carlux

at 15 km (direction south-east)

Carlux is a pretty village with the ruins of a castle...

See Carlux guide
Les Jardins de Cadiot

Les Jardins de Cadiot

Garden at 15 km (direction south-east)

The Jardins de Cadiot is a pretty garden in...

See Les Jardins de Cadiot guide
La-Roque-Saint-Christophe

La-Roque-Saint-Christophe

Cave at 15 km (direction west)

The prehistoric dwellings built in the cliffs at La Roque-Saint-Christophe are...

See La-Roque-Saint-Christophe guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Genies

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Markets in and near Saint-Genies

  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (12km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (15km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (16km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (21km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (22km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Genies, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (8km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (13km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (21km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (22km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (22km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (27km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (39km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (43km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Genies is in the south-west of France at 47 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Genies is 437 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Genies

Canton: Salignac-Eyvigues

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24590

Distance to Saint-Genies

from Perigueux (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 437 km

from Calais: 664 km

from Nice: 499 km

from Bordeaux: 145 km

from Strasbourg: 635 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into the airports at either Bergerac (or Bordeaux). Alternatively to drive from the cross-channel ports takes around 9-11 hours. For driving distances to Saint-Genies from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Archignac, La Cassagne, La Chapelle-Aubareil, Marcillac-Saint-Quentin and Saint-Crepin-et-Carlucet.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Genies

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