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Saint-Genis tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sisteron at 25 km from Saint-Genis

Visit Saint-Genis: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Genis is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

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!

Sisteron

Sisteron

at 25 km (direction south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The citadel is the main attraction in Sisteron, along with the dramatic...

See Sisteron guide
Gap

Gap

at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

Not a major tourist destination, in Gap we suggest you take a...

See Gap guide
Montbrun-les-Bains

Montbrun-les-Bains

at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

The medieval centre of Montbrun-les-Bains, listed as a 'most beautiful village in...

See Montbrun-les-Bains guide
Sault

Sault

at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Vaucluse department

In a region most visited for the surrounding lavender fields, Sault is...

See Sault guide
 
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Lurs

Lurs

at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The village of Lurs is small but has a great deal of...

See Lurs guide
Seyne-les-Alpes

Seyne-les-Alpes

at 47 km (direction east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

In the mountain village of Seyne you can see various parts of...

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
Forcalquier

Forcalquier

at 47 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Forcalquier is a pleasant Luberon town with several interesting historic monuments...

See Forcalquier guide
Simiane-la-Rotonde

Simiane-la-Rotonde

at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The medieval castle with its domed rotunda is just one of the...

See Simiane-la-Rotonde guide
Aubres

Aubres

at 48 km (direction west), in the Drome department

The cobbled paths, vaulted passages and ancient arches entice you to further...

See Aubres guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

Among many beautiful Alpine lakes we mention the Lac de Serre-Poncon because...

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
Mens

Mens

at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly worth exploring...

See Mens guide
Digne-les-Bains

Digne-les-Bains

at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

As well as being a spa town, the medieval centre of Digne-les-Bains...

See Digne-les-Bains guide
Mane

Mane

at 49 km (direction south), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The citadel above the village is the principal monument in the small...

See Mane guide
Nyons

Nyons

at 50 km (direction west), in the Drome department

The lively lower town and the narrow streets around the castle in...

See Nyons guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Genis

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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

What to do at Saint-Genis? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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