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Gensac - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gironde

At the heart of a landscape of vineyards and hills, Gensac is one of the highlights of architectural Libourne.

Rated "old village" natural stronghold overlooking the valleys of the Dordogne and Dureze, Gensac an opportunity to rediscover the charm of a small town of yesteryear. The cobbled streets, the remains of walls, the restored medieval houses, are all testimony.

Gensac is a village alive! Besides the charm of old stones you will appreciate its many shops and craftsmen and activities of its many dynamic associations.

Geographical information

Latitude44.8067650 (N 44° 48’ 24”)
Longitude0.0722100 (E 0° 4’ 20”)
AltitudeFrom 15m to 115m
Surface area9.38 km²
Population826 inhabitants
Density88 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBordeaux (39 mi, 1h11)
Insee code33186
IntercommunalityCC Castillon/Pujols

Nearest cities & towns

Pessac-sur-Dordogne1.2 mi (4 min)
Saint-Seurin-de-Prats2 mi (7 min)
Juillac2.3 mi (6 min)
Coubeyrac2.4 mi (8 min)
Sainte-Radegonde3.7 mi (8 min)
Saint-Quentin-de-Caplong3.9 mi (9 min)
Massugas4 mi (9 min)
Flaujagues4 mi (10 min)
Montcaret4 mi (10 min)
Saint-Avit-de-Soulège4.3 mi (13 min)
Listrac-de-Durèze4.4 mi (12 min)
Caplong4.5 mi (11 min)
Doulezon4.8 mi (10 min)
Pellegrue5 mi (11 min)

Things to see and do

Church of Our Lady Roman foundation (base on east side) and 19th (1867/1870).

Chair Calvin said that the pastor used to deliver his sermons, XVI.

Watchtower house of nobility of the 17th century.

Cats in the House where he was assassinated the Chevalier de Pardaillan, Middle Ages to the nineteenth.

Tudor style house, the Middle Ages to the seventeenth.

Remains of walls, High Middle Ages.

Theatre in 1900.

Belfry of the late 19th century.

Temple of the Free Church of the 19th century. Currently occupied by a pharmacy.

Temple reform of the mid-19th century.

Valens castle of the 14th and 15th centuries, remains.

Maison du Boulanger: 19th former bakehouse with its oven and antique hardware, kitchen and bedroom, shop.

Hiking, horseback riding and cycling.

Marked trails.

Tennis (2 courts).

River fishing for the first category.

Media Library.

Events and festivities

Market on Friday mornings.

Feasts of Pentecost.

July 14: Dinner Dance, Town Hall Square.

In July-August: Night markets organized by the CPPG

Days particular Gensac.

Theme parties and meals instead of July 31. Flea market on August 1.

Concerts of the Chamber Orchestra of the Gironde to the church.


Maison du Boulanger
Maison du Boulanger
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Wednesday 12 december
Min. 4°C - Max. 11°C
Thursday 13 december
Min. 6°C - Max. 8°C
Friday 14 december
Min. 2°C - Max. 7°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Explore the Dordogne by canoe or kayak
Sports sensations10 € to 18 € Pessac-sur-Dordogne (1 mi)
River outing on the Dordogne
Nature and the great outdoors10 € to 45 € Port-Sainte-Foy-et-Ponchapt (7.1 mi)
Tour and tasting at the Château de Pressac
Local flavours12 € Saint-Étienne-de-Lisse (9.4 mi)
Visit of the Book Village
Culture and education8 € Sablons (19 mi)
Accrozarbres Adventure Trail
Sports sensations7 € to 20 € Laveyssière (19.9 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Bossugan-Ruch through the vineyard
HikeEasy2h30Bossugan (5.9 mi)
Laubardemont Canal
HikeEasy1h00Sablons (19.1 mi)
Agen Tulips Outing
HikeEasy3h00Villebramar (28 mi)
Mios-Bazas cycle path
Cycling itineraryEasy8h00Le Nizan (28 mi)
Around Tombeboeuf Lake
HikeEasy1h45Tombeboeuf (28 mi)


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