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Montsauche-les-Settons tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montsauche-les-Settons in Nievre

Photo is of Saulieu at 17 km from Montsauche-les-Settons

Visit Montsauche-les-Settons: highlights and tourist information

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Montsauche-les-Settons is situated in the Nievre department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saulieu at 17 km and Morvan Regional Park at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montsauche-les-Settons, 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 Montsauche-les-Settons in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 17 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of...

See Saulieu guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide


at 26 km (direction west)

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc,...

See Corbigny guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide


Heritage Site at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Vezelay guide
Vézelay basilica

Vézelay basilica

Church at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

The basilica in Vézelay is a monumental example of...

See Vézelay basilica guide


at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Autun guide


at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide


at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide


at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

The Collegiale Saint-Martin is the principal monument here in...

See Clamecy guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Flavigny guide


at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Montbard guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide

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Map of places to visit near Montsauche-les-Settons


Markets in and near Montsauche-les-Settons

Market days in Montsauche-les-Settons: weekly market: Thursday all day;

  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (0km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (17km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (26km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (32km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (35km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (44km)
  • Clamecy: market Saturday (47km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (49km)
  • La Machine: market Saturday (56km)
  • Decize: market Friday (61km)

More information about Montsauche-les-Settons, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Montsauche-les-Settons, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (32km)
  • Alesia (50km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (54km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (36km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Révérien (Saint-Reverien) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Saint-Léger (11km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (12km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (33km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (33km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (41km)
  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (43km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (32km)
  • Siège d'Alésia (51km)

Geography and distances

Montsauche-les-Settons is in the eastern-center of France at 70 kilometres from Nevers, the department capital (general information: Montsauche-les-Settons is 221 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montsauche-les-Settons

Canton: Montsauche-les-Settons

Arrondissement: Château-Chinon(Ville)

Department: Nievre

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 58230

Distance to Montsauche-les-Settons

from Nevers (prefecture): 70 km

from Paris: 221 km

from Calais: 444 km

from Nice: 465 km

from Bordeaux: 443 km

from Strasbourg: 316 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car or drive from a channel ferry port, operhaps Calais or Dunkirk at about 5 - 6 hours. For driving distances to Montsauche-les-Settons from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gouloux and Ouroux-en-Morvan.

This page in French: Visiter Montsauche-les-Settons

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