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 Morvan Regional Park at 13 km and Saulieu at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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.

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Mont-Saint-Jean

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