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Mont-Saint-Jean tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Morvan Regional Park at 13 km from Mont-Saint-Jean

Visit Mont-Saint-Jean: highlights and tourist information

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Mont-Saint-Jean is situated in the Cote d'Or department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Morvan Regional Park at 13 km and Saulieu at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mont-Saint-Jean, 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 Mont-Saint-Jean in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 13 km (direction west), in the Nievre department

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled countryside with...

See Morvan Regional Park guide
Saulieu

Saulieu

at 13 km (direction west)

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of the Basilica Saint-Andoche...

See Saulieu guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

The village of Chateauneuf-sur-Auxois, one of the 'most beautiful villages in France',...

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

One of the prettiest of the Burgundy villages, Semur-en-Auxois has a very...

See Semur-en-Auxois guide
 
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Flavigny

Flavigny

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

The village of Flavigny retains an ancient centre surrounded by fortified walls,...

See Flavigny guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

The complex of buildings at the Abbey de Fontenay, and the surrounding...

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Montbard

Montbard

at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

A typical regional town, we suggest you take a stroll around the...

See Montbard guide
Autun

Autun

at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman ruins you...

See Autun guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

Behind its fortified entrance, the small village of Montreal is a very...

See Montreal guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

Avallon is a very pleasant town to explore with some very imposing...

See Avallon guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the same...

See Beaune guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour of the...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Dijon

Dijon

at 49 km (direction east)

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in Dijon, perhaps...

See Dijon guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

Even if it didn't have one of the most famous abbeys in...

See Vezelay guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cote d'Or

Map of places to visit near Mont-Saint-Jean

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Markets in and near Mont-Saint-Jean

  • Saulieu: market Saturday (13km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (30km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (35km)
  • Montbard: market Friday (38km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (38km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (43km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (44km)
  • Nuits-Saint-Georges: market Friday (45km)

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Tourist attractions near Mont-Saint-Jean, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (28km)
  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (49km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (31km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (13km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (39km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (19km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (20km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (25km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (27km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (28km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (32km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (33km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (28km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (39km)
  • Bibracte (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Mont-Saint-Jean is in the eastern-center of France at 48 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Mont-Saint-Jean is 231 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mont-Saint-Jean

Canton: Pouilly-en-Auxois

Arrondissement: Beaune

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21320

Distance to Mont-Saint-Jean

from Dijon (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 231 km

from Calais: 447 km

from Nice: 457 km

from Bordeaux: 471 km

from Strasbourg: 288 km

Getting here

Most visitors drive from one of the channel ports such as Calais or Dunkirk, a drive of about 6 hours, or fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car. For driving distances to Mont-Saint-Jean from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blancey, Charny, Fontangy, La Motte-Ternant, Marcilly-Ogny, Missery, Noidan, Thoisy-la-Berchere and Thorey-sous-Charny.

This page in French: Visiter Mont-Saint-Jean

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