Monestier tourism and travel guide

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Visit Monestier: highlights and tourist information

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Monestier is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 55 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Monestier is 479 kilometres from Paris).

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!

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Monestier

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

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)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (32km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (32km)
  • Ets Latour-Marliac (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

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

Monestier is in the south-west of France. 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