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Monsac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Lanquais at 5 km from Monsac

Visit Monsac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Lanquais at 5 km and Beaumont-du-Perigord at 6 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!

Chateau de Lanquais

Chateau de Lanquais

Castle at 5 km (direction north-north-west)

The Chateau de Lanquais - sometimes called the Louvre of the Perigord...

See Chateau de Lanquais guide
Beaumont-du-Perigord

Beaumont-du-Perigord

at 6 km (direction east)

The traditional bastide town of Beaumont-du-Perigord is an interesting contrast to the...

See Beaumont-du-Perigord guide
Issigeac

Issigeac

at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Issigeac guide
Saint-Avit-Senieur

Saint-Avit-Senieur

at 10 km (direction east)

Saint-Avit-Senieur is dominated by the substantial abbey ruins in the centre of...

See Saint-Avit-Senieur guide
 
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Molieres

Molieres

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

Molieres is small but perhaps the best example of an unspoiled bastide...

See Molieres guide
Montferrand-du-Perigord

Montferrand-du-Perigord

at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Montferrand-du-Perigord guide
Cadouin

Cadouin

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Cadouin guide
Cadouin abbey

Cadouin abbey

Abbey at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Cadouin abbey guide
Cadouin abbey cloisters

Cadouin abbey cloisters

Abbey at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Cadouin abbey cloisters guide
Tremolat

Tremolat

at 15 km (direction north-east)

Trémolat is a very small but attractive village, close to the scenic...

See Tremolat guide
Monbazillac

Monbazillac

at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Monbazillac guide
Castillonnes

Castillonnes

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

Castillonnes is another Lot-et-Garonne bastide town, rather less touristic than most of...

See Castillonnes guide
Villereal

Villereal

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Villereal is one of our favourite medieval bastide towns, with an impressive...

See Villereal guide
Chateau de Bridoire

Chateau de Bridoire

Castle at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Bridoire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Monsac

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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

What to do at Monsac? 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

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

Monsac is in the south-west of France at 45 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Monsac is 470 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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