Saint-Genies tourism and travel guide

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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.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Genies in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Amand-de-Coly at 8 km and Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac at 8 km.

Saint-Genies, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Salignac-Eyvigues guide


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

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

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 large...

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 large number of...

See Lascaux caves guide
Chateau de Losse

Chateau de Losse

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

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

See Chateau de Losse guide


at 11 km (direction north-west)

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

See Montignac guide


at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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 ghost all...

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 stone...

See Cabanes du Breuil guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west)

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

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 'found'...

See Chateau de Commarque guide
Le Moustier

Le Moustier

at 13 km (direction west)

Le Moustier is a small village that is home to two prehistoric...

See Le Moustier guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

Fanlac is a charming village and was the location for the film...

See Fanlac guide


at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Carlux guide

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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)

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