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Monestier tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Bridoire at 10 km from Monestier

Visit Monestier: highlights and tourist information

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Monestier is situated in the Dordogne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Bridoire at 10 km and Sainte-Foy-la-Grande at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Monestier, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Monestier in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Bridoire

Chateau de Bridoire

Castle at 10 km (direction east)

Visit the Chateau de Bridoire, a medieval chateau with lots of games...

See Chateau de Bridoire guide
Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

at 12 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gironde department

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, on the Dordogne river west of Bergerac, has an attractive medieval...

See Sainte-Foy-la-Grande guide
Eymet

Eymet

at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

The bastide town of Eymet,south of Bergerac, has some lovely medieval houses...

See Eymet guide
Monbazillac

Monbazillac

at 13 km (direction east)

Monbazillac is home to the Chateau de Monbazillac, famous producer of sweet...

See Monbazillac guide
 
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Eynesse

Eynesse

at 15 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gironde department

A nice place to stroll down to the banks of the Dordogne...

See Eynesse guide
Bergerac

Bergerac

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

Bergerac is a substantial town on the banks of the river and...

See Bergerac guide
Duras

Duras

at 16 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Duras is a quiet town that is above all known for the...

See Duras guide
Allemans-du-Dropt

Allemans-du-Dropt

at 16 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Although small, Allemans-du-Dropt has a few monuments of interest of which our...

See Allemans-du-Dropt guide
Lauzun

Lauzun

at 19 km (direction south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Lauzun has a small castle, but ist main interest is its position...

See Lauzun guide
Miramont-de-Guyenne

Miramont-de-Guyenne

at 19 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Miramont is slightly removed from the tourist areas; visit on Monday when...

See Miramont-de-Guyenne guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

The Jardins de Sardy to the wet of Bergerac are one of...

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide
Pellegrue

Pellegrue

at 20 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

Pellegrue is a very small village but well worth exploring when you...

See Pellegrue guide
Issigeac

Issigeac

at 22 km (direction east)

The historic small town of Issigeac has many lovely old houses and...

See Issigeac guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of a Roman villa...

See Montcaret guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Dordogne

Map of places to visit near Monestier

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Markets in and near Monestier

  • Eymet: market Thursday (13km)
  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (15km)
  • Duras: market Thursday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Duras: market Saturday & Monday (15km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Friday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Monday (19km)
  • Issigeac: market Sunday (23km)
  • Castillonnes: market Friday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Castillonnes: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Monestier, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Monestier, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (39km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (40km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (44km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (13km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (29km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (32km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (32km)
  • Ets Latour-Marliac (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Monestier is in the south-west of France at 55 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Monestier is 479 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monestier

Canton: Sigoulès

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24240

Distance to Monestier

from Perigueux (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 479 km

from Calais: 696 km

from Nice: 565 km

from Bordeaux: 72 km

from Strasbourg: 707 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into the airports at either Bergerac (or Bordeaux). Alternatively to drive from the cross-channel ports takes around 9-11 hours. For driving distances to Monestier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cuneges, Gageac-et-Rouillac, Ligueux, Loubes-Bernac, Razac-de-Saussignac, Saint-Astier, Saussignac and Thenac.

This page in French: Visiter Monestier

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