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.

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

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)

More information about Moutiers-Saint-Jean & region

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!

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (21km) [Map]

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (23km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (11km) [Map]
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (31km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (50km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (54km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

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

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (21km) [Map]

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