Menessaire tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saulieu at 17 km from Menessaire

Visit Menessaire: highlights and tourist information

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Menessaire is situated in the Cote d'Or department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Menessaire in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saulieu at 17 km and Morvan Regional Park at 17 km.

Menessaire, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica Saint-Andoche...

See Saulieu guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 17 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nievre department

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled countryside with small fields,...

See Morvan Regional Park guide


at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman ruins you can visit...

See Autun guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Nievre department

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc, includes an abbey among its...

See Corbigny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east)

The village of Chateauneuf-sur-Auxois, one of the 'most beautiful villages in France', also has...

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

One of the prettiest of the Burgundy villages, Semur-en-Auxois has a very lively and...

See Semur-en-Auxois guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yonne department

Avallon is a very pleasant town to explore with some very imposing medieval buildings,...

See Avallon guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yonne department

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal is a very unspoiled medieval...

See Montreal guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of roman style architecture, with 12th...

See Vézelay basilica guide


Heritage Site at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

Even if it didn't have one of the most famous abbeys in France, Vezelay...

See Vezelay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction north-east)

The village of Flavigny retains an ancient centre surrounded by fortified walls, and a...

See Flavigny guide


at 60 km (direction west-north-west), in the Nievre department

The Collegiale Saint-Martin is the principal monument here in the historic centre of Clamecy...

See Clamecy guide

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Markets in and near Menessaire

  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (13km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (17km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (23km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (32km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (38km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (40km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (43km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (43km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (50km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (60km)

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Tourist attractions near Menessaire, France

What to do at Menessaire? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Menessaire.

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (25km)
  • Alesia (52km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (17km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Chaux (8km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (16km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (35km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (38km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (25km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (41km)
  • Siège d'Alésia (52km)

Geography and distances

Menessaire is in the eastern-center of France at 71 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Menessaire is 234 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Menessaire

Canton: Liernais

Arrondissement: Beaune

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21430

Distance to Menessaire

from Dijon (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 234 km

from Calais: 456 km

from Nice: 453 km

from Bordeaux: 445 km

from Strasbourg: 313 km

Getting here

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 Menessaire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chissey-en-Morvan, Cussy-en-Morvan, Gien-sur-Cure and Moux-en-Morvan.

This page in French: Visiter Menessaire