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Saint-Julien-la-Genete tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Julien-la-Genete in Creuse

Photo is of Montlucon at 23 km from Saint-Julien-la-Genete

Visit Saint-Julien-la-Genete: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Julien-la-Genete is situated in the Creuse department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 23 km and Aubusson at 32 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Julien-la-Genete, 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-Julien-la-Genete in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Allier department

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th...

See Montlucon guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have been produced...

See Aubusson guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of...

See Herisson guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting...

See Culan guide


at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world...

See Volvic guide


at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early roman elements and...

See Mozac guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 57 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the Auvergne volcanoes...

See Puy de Dome guide


at 57 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of historical importance...

See Riom guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

La Chatre is a small town and quick to explore - before...

See La Chatre guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 61 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The largest lake in Limousin, Lake Vassiviere is a popular...

See Lake Vassiviere guide


at 62 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates...

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 63 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of the most important...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Julien-la-Genete


Markets in and near Saint-Julien-la-Genete

  • Auzances: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (18km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (24km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (26km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (28km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (29km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (31km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (32km)

More information about Saint-Julien-la-Genete, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Saint-Julien-la-Genete, France

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

Grand sites of France

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (25km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (19km)
  • Montmarault (41km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Julien-la-Genete is in the southern-centre of France at 47 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Saint-Julien-la-Genete is 301 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Julien-la-Genete

Canton: Évaux-les-Bains

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23110

Distance to Saint-Julien-la-Genete

from Gueret (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 301 km

from Calais: 535 km

from Nice: 465 km

from Bordeaux: 279 km

from Strasbourg: 480 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Julien-la-Genete from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chambon-sur-Voueize, Chambonchard, Evaux-les-Bains, Fontanieres, Reterre and Sannat.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Julien-la-Genete

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