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Saint-Genou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Genou in Indre

Photo is of Brenne Regional Natural Park at 22 km from Saint-Genou

Visit Saint-Genou: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Genou is situated in the Indre department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Brenne Regional Natural Park at 22 km and Montresor at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Genou, 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-Genou in Centre-Loire Valley.

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

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a perfect place...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Montresor

Montresor

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old town, the castle...

See Montresor guide
Chateauroux

Chateauroux

at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

A little remote from the main tourist routes, Chateauroux is quite a...

See Chateauroux guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 31 km (direction north-east)

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de Valencay...

See Chateau de Valencay guide
 
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Valencay

Valencay

at 31 km (direction north-east)

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest...

See Valencay guide
Loches

Loches

at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting place...

See Loches guide
Argenton-sur-Creuse

Argenton-sur-Creuse

at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and a very...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

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

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the main historical monuments...

See La Roche-Posay guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the river setting make...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 48 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across the river and...

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Issoudun

Issoudun

at 50 km (direction east)

There are few important monuments here in Issoudun, but we enjoyed a...

See Issoudun guide
Gargilesse-Dampierre

Gargilesse-Dampierre

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction south-south-east)

Gargilesse-Dampierre is a very small village, but also very pretty and in...

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Vienne department

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, certainly the...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Nohant-Vic

Nohant-Vic

at 57 km (direction east-south-east)

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived is the...

See Nohant-Vic guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Genou

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Genou

  • Palluau-sur-Indre: market Sunday (2km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (7km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Indre: market Friday (14km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (16km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Levroux: market Monday (22km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (31km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (32km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (33km)

Hotels near Saint-Genou

More information about Saint-Genou, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Saint-Genou, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (52km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (29km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Genou is in the eastern-center of France at 30 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Genou is 227 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Genou

Canton: Buzançais

Arrondissement: Châteauroux

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36500

Distance to Saint-Genou

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 227 km

from Calais: 449 km

from Nice: 586 km

from Bordeaux: 276 km

from Strasbourg: 513 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into a Paris airport and drive from there or arrive in a cross-channel port with Le Havre and Caen about 3-4 hours distance in the car. For driving distances to Saint-Genou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arpheuilles, Palluau-sur-Indre and Villegouin.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Genou

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