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Montpon-Menesterol tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montpon-Menesterol in Dordogne

Photo is of Mussidan at 16 km from Montpon-Menesterol

Visit Montpon-Menesterol: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mussidan at 16 km and Les Jardins de Sardy at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montpon-Menesterol, 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 Montpon-Menesterol in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 16 km (direction east)

Mussidan is a small town on the confluence of the rivers...

See Mussidan guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

The Jardins de Sardy to the wet of Bergerac...

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide


National Monument at 18 km (direction south-west)

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of a Roman villa...

See Montcaret guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gironde department

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, on the Dordogne river west of Bergerac, has an attractive medieval...

See Sainte-Foy-la-Grande guide


at 20 km (direction south), in the Gironde department

A nice place to stroll down to the banks of...

See Eynesse guide


at 23 km (direction east)

Issac is a pretty village with a 15th century tower...

See Issac guide
Neuvic sur l'Isle

Neuvic sur l'Isle

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

Neuvic is a small town with a chateau, the Chateau de Neuvic...

See Neuvic sur l'Isle guide


Heritage Site at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

Saint-Emilion is an exceptionally scenic town, and most unusual in being...

See Saint-Emilion guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente department

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known...

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide


at 30 km (direction east)

North of Bergerac, Villamblard is a pleasant town to discover...

See Villamblard guide


at 30 km (direction north-east)

Riberac, a quiet and traditional town, is well known for...

See Riberac guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

Bergerac is a substantial town on the banks of the river...

See Bergerac guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

Pellegrue is a very small village but well worth...

See Pellegrue guide


at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

Saint Astier is a small town in the Dordogne with...

See Saint-Astier guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montpon-Menesterol


Markets in and near Montpon-Menesterol

Market days in Montpon-Menesterol: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (16km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (24km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (31km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (31km)
  • Saint-Astier: market Thursday (32km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (34km)
  • Duras: market Thursday - seasonal market only (37km)

More information about Montpon-Menesterol, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Montpon-Menesterol, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (18km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (28km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (30km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (44km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (45km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (47km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Sardy (17km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (40km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (40km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Montpon-Menesterol is in the south-west of France at 48 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Montpon-Menesterol is 459 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montpon-Menesterol

Canton: Montpon-Ménestérol

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24700

Distance to Montpon-Menesterol

from Perigueux (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 459 km

from Calais: 672 km

from Nice: 583 km

from Bordeaux: 61 km

from Strasbourg: 700 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 Montpon-Menesterol from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Menesplet and Saint-Martial-d'Artenset.

This page in French: Visiter Montpon-Menesterol

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