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Saint-Genis-Des-Fontaines tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Genis-Des-Fontaines in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Elne at 7 km from Saint-Genis-Des-Fontaines

Visit Saint-Genis-Des-Fontaines: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Genis-Des-Fontaines is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Elne at 7 km and Argeles-sur-Mer at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Genis-Des-Fontaines, 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-Genis-Des-Fontaines in Occitanie.

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

Elne

Elne

at 7 km (direction north-east)

Elne is a quiet town, with the cathedral cloisters among the highlights...

See Elne guide
Argeles-sur-Mer

Argeles-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 8 km (direction east)

The long beach, the forest and the lively town mean Argeles-sur-Mer is...

See Argeles-sur-Mer guide
Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Seaside resort at 11 km (direction north-east)

Activity in the seaside resort of Saint-Cyprien is most definitely centred around...

See Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales guide
Collioure

Collioure

Seaside resort at 13 km (direction east)

With a very attractive traditional harbour town to exlore and a small...

See Collioure guide
 
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Ceret

Ceret

at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

Ceret has an extensive historic town centre and a Picasso Museum among...

See Ceret guide
Port Vendres

Port Vendres

at 15 km (direction east)

Port-Vendres is a natural port (unusual here in southern Languedoc), a local...

See Port Vendres guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 17 km (direction east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Palace of Kings of Majorca is an imposing fortress and royal...

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide
Perpignan

Perpignan

at 17 km (direction east)

Those looking for a traditional French town with interesting sites will be...

See Perpignan guide
Banyuls-sur-Mer

Banyuls-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

As well as the beach in Banyuls-sur-Mer there is also an old...

See Banyuls-sur-Mer guide
Castelnou

Castelnou

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

The picturesque village of Castelnou, overlooked by a castle, is one of...

See Castelnou guide
Arles-sur-Tech

Arles-sur-Tech

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

The main highlight in Arles-sur-Tech is the Benedictine Abbey and cloisters, mostly...

See Arles-sur-Tech guide
Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

In the Gorges de la Fou you can walk along the bottom...

See Gorges de la Fou guide
Ille-sur-Tet

Ille-sur-Tet

at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

Here in Ille-sur-Tet it is the remarkable rock formations on the edge...

See Ille-sur-Tet guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

The medieval fort of Salses was transformed by Vauban to create a...

See Fort de Salses guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pyrenees-Orientales

Map of places to visit near Saint-Genis-Des-Fontaines

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Genis-Des-Fontaines

  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (7km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (8km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Sunday & Monday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Thursday & Friday (11km)
  • Collioure: market Wednesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (15km)
  • Port-Vendres: market Saturday (15km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)

Hotels near Saint-Genis-Des-Fontaines

More information about Saint-Genis-Des-Fontaines, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Saint-Genis-Des-Fontaines, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (0km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (9km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (15km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (28km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (28km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (43km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (15km)
  • Paulilles (17km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (22km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (28km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (28km)
  • Étang de Leucate (34km)
  • Pic du Canigou (38km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (48km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Genis-Des-Fontaines is in the south of France at 17 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Saint-Genis-Des-Fontaines is 703 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Genis-Des-Fontaines

Canton: Argelès-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Céret

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66740

Distance to Saint-Genis-Des-Fontaines

from Perpignan (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 703 km

from Calais: 938 km

from Nice: 376 km

from Bordeaux: 379 km

from Strasbourg: 769 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Genis-Des-Fontaines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Banyuls-Dels-Aspres, Brouilla, Laroque-Des-Alberes, Montesquieu-Des-Alberes, Ortaffa, Palau-Del-Vidre, Saint-Andre, Saint-Jean-Lasseille, Sorede and Villelongue-Dels-Monts.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Genis-Des-Fontaines

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