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Montsec tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montsec in Meuse

Photo is of Verdun at 39 km from Montsec

Visit Montsec: highlights and tourist information

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Montsec is situated in the Meuse department and Grand-Est region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Verdun at 39 km and Nancy at 40 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montsec, 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 Montsec in Grand-Est.

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



at 39 km (direction north-west)

War memorials are the centre of most visits to Verdun, scene of...

See Verdun guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department

The centre of Nancy around Place Stanislaus is impressive enough to be...

See Nancy guide


at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Moselle department

As well as the cathedral it is the grand squares surrounded by...

See Metz guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

In the upper town of Bar-le-Duc you can find good examples of...

See Bar-le-Duc guide


at 50 km (direction south), in the Vosges department

The village of Domrémy-la-Pucelle is known because it was the birthplace of...

See Domremy-le-Pucelle guide


at 66 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Marne department

Garden enthusiasts will want to visit Joinville to see the extensive gardens...

See Joinville guide

Map of places to visit near Montsec


Markets in and near Montsec

  • Saint-Mihiel: market Saturday (13km)
  • Commercy: market Monday & Friday (17km)
  • Dieulouard: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Toul: market Wednesday & Friday (27km)
  • Jarny: market Saturday (32km)
  • Pompey: market Thursday (33km)
  • Ars-sur-Moselle: market Friday (33km)
  • Ligny-en-Barrois: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)
  • Nancy: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday & Friday all day (38km)
  • Verdun: market Friday (39km)

Hotels near Montsec

More information about Montsec, Lorraine

Tourist attractions near Montsec, France

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


  • Muséum-aquarium de Nancy (41km)

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Lorraine (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Sainte-Marie (40km)
  • Jardin Alexandre-Godron (41km)
  • Jardin botanique du Montet (41km)
  • Parc du château de Fléville-devant-Nancy (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de la Reine (12km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Ligny-en-Barrois (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Rombas (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique d'Amnéville (50km)

Geography and distances

Montsec is in the north-east of France at 43 kilometres from Bar-le-Duc, the department capital (general information: Montsec is 247 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montsec

Canton: Saint-Mihiel

Arrondissement: Commercy

Department: Meuse

Region: Lorraine

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 55300

Distance to Montsec

from Bar-le-Duc (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 247 km

from Calais: 359 km

from Nice: 589 km

from Bordeaux: 657 km

from Strasbourg: 153 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Montsec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Apremont-la-Foret, Beaumont, Bouconville-sur-Madt, Buxieres-sous-les-Cotes, Heudicourt-sous-les-Cotes, Lahayville, Loupmont, Mandres-Aux-Quatre-Tours, Nonsard-Lamarche, Rambucourt, Richecourt, Saint-Baussant, Seicheprey, Varneville and Xivray-et-Marvoisin.

This page in French: Visiter Montsec

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