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Monplaisant tourism and travel guide

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Visit Monplaisant: highlights and tourist information

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Monplaisant is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 49 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Monplaisant is 464 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Belves at 2 km and La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Monplaisant, 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 Monplaisant in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Monplaisant

Markets in and near Monplaisant

  • Belves: market Saturday (2km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (10km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (15km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (17km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (22km)
  • Sauveterre-la-Lemance: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (22km)

More information about Monplaisant, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Monplaisant, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (2km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (11km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (16km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (17km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (26km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (36km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (40km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (49km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Conty (5km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (5km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (9km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (14km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (17km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (29km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (33km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (44km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (50km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Monplaisant

Canton: Belvès

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24170

Distance to Monplaisant

from Perigueux (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 464 km

from Calais: 688 km

from Nice: 514 km

from Bordeaux: 124 km

from Strasbourg: 665 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allas-les-Mines, Belves, Berbiguieres, Carves, Cladech, Larzac, Marnac, Sagelat, Saint-Amand-de-Belves, Saint-Germain-de-Belves, Saint-Pardoux-et-Vielvic, Siorac-en-Perigord and Urval.

This page in French: Visiter Monplaisant

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