Mont-Saint-Jean tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mont-Saint-Jean in Cote d'Or

Visit Mont-Saint-Jean: highlights and tourist information

Mont-Saint-Jean is situated in the Cote d'Or, Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 48 km from Dijon, the department capital. (General information: Mont-Saint-Jean is 231 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saulieu at 13 km and Chateauneuf-en-Auxois at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mont-Saint-Jean, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Mont-Saint-Jean. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cote d'Or

Markets in and near Mont-Saint-Jean

Local markets

  • Saulieu: market Saturday (13km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (30km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (35km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (38km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (38km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (43km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (44km)
  • Nuits-Saint-Georges: market Friday (45km)

More information about Mont-Saint-Jean & region

Tourist attractions to visit near Mont-Saint-Jean, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Mont-Saint-Jean and wondering what to do next!

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (28km) [Map]
  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (49km) [Map]

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (31km) [Map]

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (13km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (37km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (39km) [Map]
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (44km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (19km) [Map]
  • Jardin de la Chaux (20km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (25km) [Map]
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (27km) [Map]
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (28km) [Map]
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (32km) [Map]
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (33km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (39km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (28km) [Map]
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (39km) [Map]
  • Bibracte (49km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mont-Saint-Jean

Canton: Pouilly-en-Auxois

Arrondissement: Beaune

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

Postcode: 21320

Distance to Mont-Saint-Jean

from Dijon (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 231 km

from Calais: 447 km

from Nice: 457 km

from Bordeaux: 471 km

from Strasbourg: 288 km

Getting here

Mont-Saint-Jean is in the eastern-center of France. Most visitors drive from one of the channel ports such as Calais or Dunkirk, a drive of about 6 hours, or fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car. For driving distances to Mont-Saint-Jean from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Mont-Saint-Jean): Blancey, Charny, Fontangy, La Motte-Ternant, Marcilly-Ogny, Missery, Noidan, Thoisy-la-Berchere and Thorey-sous-Charny.

This page in French: Visitez Mont-Saint-Jean