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Saint-Geniès

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Dordogne

Saint-Geniès - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Dordogne
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Beautiful village situated between Sarlat Perigord and the Lascaux caves.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySaint-Geniès
Postcode24590
Latitude44.9943870 (N 44° 59’ 40”)
Longitude1.2505720 (E 1° 15’ 2”)
Surface area33.59 km²
Population1037 inhabitants
Density30 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePérigueux (71 km, 56 min)
Insee code24412
IntercommunalityCC du Salignacois
DepartmentDordogne
RegionAquitaine

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Crépin-et-Carlucet6.7 km (9 min)
Salignac-Eyvigues6.9 km (9 min)
Marcillac-Saint-Quentin8.2 km (11 min)
Proissans8.9 km (12 min)
Saint-Amand-de-Coly9.3 km (12 min)
Archignac9.6 km (13 min)
La Chapelle-Aubareil9.9 km (13 min)
Tamniès10.9 km (16 min)
Coly12 km (13 min)
Paulin12 km (14 min)
Montignac12.6 km (13 min)
Sainte-Nathalène13.5 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Village and its stone houses with slate roofs.

Historic national monument and remains of the dungeon.

14th century chapel with frescoes classified.

Magnificent church which takes place with excellent acoustics, concerts.

Gastronomy: inns and restaurants that perpetuates the traditional cuisine.

Places of interest

Monuments

Events and festivities

A market is held every year on Sunday morning when all the local produce to go: vegetables, mushrooms and figs with foie gras, truffles, cabécous oil, nuts, poultry, etc..

Summer Night Market on Wednesdays from 19h to 23h where you can dine with market products cooked on site in front of castle registered historical monuments and a few meters from the ruins of the keep.

Annual fair every Monday from Easter meals (economic, bacon, we do not change a winning recipe!).

Christmas Market on Sunday before Christmas is a tradition, a truffle market also takes place every Sunday morning from December to February Hall Old Town Hall.

Photos

One of the most beautiful views of Saint-Geniès
One of the most beautiful views of Saint-Geniès
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Saint-Geniès
Saint-Geniès
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Night Market on Wednesday evening from July to August
Night Market on Wednesday evening from July to August
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A tradition, planted on May mayor representing the village
A tradition, planted on May mayor representing the village
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Chapel Cheylat
Chapel Cheylat
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Weather

Monday 4 may
Min. 16°C - Max. 23°C
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Tuesday 5 may
Min. 9°C - Max. 21°C
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Wednesday 6 may
Min. 9°C - Max. 19°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Situated between Sarlat and Lascaux caves, many tour opportunities available to you.

Hiking trails can enjoy the beautiful scenery and local architecture so special.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canoe or kayak hire in the Dordogne
Nature and the great outdoors13 € to 21 € Carsac-Aillac (17.4 km)
Guided tour of a truffle wood in Périgord
Local flavours6 € to 10 € Saint-Cyprien (23 km)
Horse rides and lessons in Black Périgord
Nature and the great outdoors6 € to 59 € Campagne (25 km)
Maiden flight and microlight lessons
Sports sensations45 € to 159 € Belvès (31 km)
Treetop trail - barefoot paths
Nature and the great outdoors19 € Ussac (32 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Balade N°1 de la Cité Médiévale de Gourdon
HikeEasy20 minGourdon (31 km)
Puy de Mont Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Vayrac (36 km)
The fountains and bread ovens tour
HikeIntermediate5h00Sérilhac (39 km)
The vineyards
HikeIntermediate3h00Concèze (41 km)
Historic walk in Lanmary Forest
HikeIntermediate5h00Antonne-et-Trigonant (41 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels