Unmissable tourist sites
Saint-Geniès Travel guide
Saint-Geniès : Michelin's recommendations
Undouubtedly one of the most beautiful villages of the Périgord Noir, with stone-tiled houses constructed from golden limestone, ruined Romanesque keep and 15C château abutting the church (entered through its 16C fortified bell tower). The little Gothic structure of the Chapelle du Cheylard (sited on a mound behind the post office) has fine 14C frescoes depicting the Life of Christ and popular saints. Note the roof eaves’ arched cornicing, resting on supports sculpted in the form of human heads.
Croix de la Borie F - 24590 Saint-Geniès
Located 1.3 km from the village of Saint-Geniès, this hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool and restaurant with a bar. In Saint-Geniès guests can visit a 14th-century château and a 12th-century church. The air-conditioned guest rooms at Hotellerie l..
Le Bourg F - 24590 Saint-Geniès
Eager for a feast? Like in the Middle Ages, this sturdy little castle (13C-16C) with a thackstone roof is fit to satisfy the appetite of valiant knights and gentlewomen! The food, of course, focuses on specialities from Périgord, but also from Italy...