Monsac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Monsac: highlights and tourist information

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Monsac is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 45 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Monsac is 470 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaumont-du-Perigord at 6 km and Issigeac at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Monsac, 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 Monsac 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 Monsac

Markets in and near Monsac

  • Lalinde: market Thursday (7km)
  • Issigeac: market Sunday (9km)
  • Villereal: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Villereal: market Saturday (16km)
  • Castillonnes: market Friday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Castillonnes: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (18km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (19km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (19km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (24km)

More information about Monsac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Monsac, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Monsac.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (19km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (23km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (24km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (43km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (43km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Planbuisson (19km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (20km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (26km)
  • Jardin de Conty (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (33km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (37km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (38km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (41km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (44km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (44km)
  • Ets Latour-Marliac (46km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (52km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Monsac

Canton: Beaumont-du-Périgord

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24440

Distance to Monsac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 470 km

from Calais: 691 km

from Nice: 537 km

from Bordeaux: 100 km

from Strasbourg: 684 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bardou, Bayac, Beaumont-du-Perigord, Bourniquel, Couze-et-Saint-Front, Faux, Lanquais, Monmadales, Montaut, Naussannes, Varennes and Verdon.

This page in French: Visiter Monsac