Saint-Genis tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Genis: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Genis is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 32 kilometres from Gap, the department capital (general information: Saint-Genis is 562 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sisteron at 25 km and Gap at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Genis, 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 in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Hautes-Alpes

Map of places to visit near Saint-Genis

Markets in and near Saint-Genis

  • Serres: market Saturday (7km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (9km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (18km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • La Motte-Chalancon: market Monday (33km)
  • Luc-en-Diois: market Friday (36km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (38km)
  • Banon: market Tuesday (40km)

More information about Saint-Genis, Provence

Tourist attractions near Saint-Genis, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Mont Ventoux (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Clue de Barles (42km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (46km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (51km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Genis

Canton: Serres

Arrondissement: Gap

Department: Hautes-Alpes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Genis

from Gap (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 562 km

from Calais: 787 km

from Nice: 142 km

from Bordeaux: 505 km

from Strasbourg: 491 km

Getting here

Saint-Genis is in the south-east of France. Most visitors fly into Nice, Lyon or Grenoble airports. By car from the UK allow about 10 hours for the journey from Calais to here. For driving distances to Saint-Genis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Eyguians, Lagrand, Lazer, Le Bersac, Mereuil, Montrond, Saleon, Savournon, Serres and Trescleoux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Genis