Moutiers-Saint-Jean tourism and travel guide

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

Visit Moutiers-Saint-Jean: highlights and tourist information

Moutiers-Saint-Jean is situated in the Cote d'Or (Burgundy region) in the eastern-center of France at 67 km from Dijon, the department capital. (General information: Moutiers-Saint-Jean is 200 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Auxois at 12 km and Fontenay Abbey at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Moutiers-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 Moutiers-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

Map of places to visit near Moutiers-Saint-Jean

More information about Moutiers-Saint-Jean & region

Markets in and near Moutiers-Saint-Jean

Local markets

  • Montbard: market Friday (12km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (24km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (24km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (31km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (37km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (38km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (41km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (42km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (42km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Moutiers-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 Moutiers-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 (21km)

Heritage sites Fontenay Abbey (16km); Asquins église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (36km); Vézelay basilica St Madeleine (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (37km); Vezelay (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Noyers-sur-Serein (22km); Flavigny (24km); Chateauneuf-en-Auxois (50km)

National Monuments Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Chatillon-sur-Seine (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs Morvan (33km)

Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (11km); Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (31km); Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (50km); Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (54km)

Remarkable gardens Jardin du moulin de Athie (3km); Potager du château de Lantilly (12km); Abbaye de Fontenay (15km); Parc de Saint-Léger (32km); Jardin de la Chaux (40km); Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (53km); Abbaye de la Bussière (54km)

Sites of natural beauty Siège d'Alésia (21km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Moutiers-Saint-Jean

Canton: Montbard

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

Postcode: 21500

Distance to Moutiers-Saint-Jean

from Dijon (prefecture): 67 km

from Paris: 200 km

from Calais: 414 km

from Nice: 490 km

from Bordeaux: 477 km

from Strasbourg: 286 km

Getting here

Moutiers-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 Moutiers-Saint-Jean from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Moutiers-Saint-Jean): Athie, Bard-les-Epoisses, Corrombles, Corsaint, Fain-les-Moutiers, Genay, Jeux-les-Bard, Pisy, Quincerot, Quincy-le-Vicomte, Saint-Germain-les-Senailly, Senailly, Vassy and Viserny.

This page in French: Visitez Moutiers-Saint-Jean