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Monplaisant tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Belves at 2 km from Monplaisant

Visit Monplaisant: highlights and tourist information

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

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 sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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!

Belves

Belves

Most Beautiful Village at 2 km (direction south-south-east)

Belves is one of the liveliest and most attractive small towns in...

See Belves guide
La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe

La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe

Museum at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

The musée de la rue du temps qui passe is an atmospheric...

See La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe guide
Saint-Cyprien

Saint-Cyprien

at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

Saint-Cyprien village has a very picturesque historic centre and lovely views across...

See Saint-Cyprien guide
Chateau des Milandes

Chateau des Milandes

Castle at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

The beautifully restored Chateau des Milandes, in Renaissance style, is best known...

See Chateau des Milandes guide
 
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Cadouin abbey cloisters

Cadouin abbey cloisters

Abbey at 10 km (direction west)

The cloister attached to the abbey at Cadouin were built in the...

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Cadouin

Cadouin

at 10 km (direction west)

Cadouin is a small village best known for its medieval abbey, an...

See Cadouin guide
Cadouin abbey

Cadouin abbey

Abbey at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

Cadouin abbey was built in the 12th century in the roman style...

See Cadouin abbey guide
Montferrand-du-Perigord

Montferrand-du-Perigord

at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

The pretty little village of Montferrand-du-Perigord is in a particularly scenic area...

See Montferrand-du-Perigord guide
Saint Vincent de Cosse

Saint Vincent de Cosse

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

Saint Vincent de Cosse is a charming village with some beautiful houses...

See Saint Vincent de Cosse guide
Prats-du-Perigord

Prats-du-Perigord

at 12 km (direction south-east)

Prats-du-Perigord is a small village with an impressive fortified church in the...

See Prats-du-Perigord guide
Chateau de Castelnaud

Chateau de Castelnaud

Castle at 12 km (direction east)

The extensive Chateau de Castelnaud and the associated Museum of Medieval Weapons...

See Chateau de Castelnaud guide
Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east)

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle is a very pretty village best known for the Chateau de...

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Beynac

Beynac

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

One of the most beautiful villages in France and also with stunning...

See Beynac guide
Chateau de Beynac

Chateau de Beynac

Castle at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

High on a clifftop and beautifully restored, the Chateau de Beynac is...

See Chateau de Beynac guide

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Map of places to visit near Monplaisant

 
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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)

Hotels near Monplaisant

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)

 
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Geography and distances

Monplaisant is in the south-west of France at 49 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Monplaisant is 464 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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