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) 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.


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Map of places to visit near Mont-Saint-Jean

More information about Mont-Saint-Jean & region

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)

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! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Grand sites of France Alesia (28km); Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (49km)

Heritage sites Fontenay Abbey (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Chateauneuf-en-Auxois (20km); Flavigny (26km); Noyers-sur-Serein (54km)

National Monuments Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (31km)

Regional Natural Parcs Morvan (23km)

Churches or other religious monuments Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (13km); Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (37km); Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (39km); Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (44km)

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

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Autun (38km)

Sites of natural beauty Siège d'Alésia (28km); Cirque du Bout du Monde (39km); Bibracte (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Beaune (44km)

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