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Moutiers-Saint-Jean tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montbard at 11 km from Moutiers-Saint-Jean

Visit Moutiers-Saint-Jean: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montbard at 11 km and Semur-en-Auxois at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Moutiers-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 Moutiers-Saint-Jean in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Montbard

Montbard

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montbard guide
Semur-en-Auxois

Semur-en-Auxois

at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Semur-en-Auxois guide
Fontenay Abbey

Fontenay Abbey

Abbey at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Fontenay Abbey guide
Montreal

Montreal

at 14 km (direction west), in the Yonne department

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

See Montreal guide
 
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Noyers-sur-Serein

Noyers-sur-Serein

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

The half-timbered houses and riverside setting make Noyers-sur-Serein one of our favourite...

See Noyers-sur-Serein guide
Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc

Castle at 24 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yonne department

The 15th century castle at Ancy-le-Franc was one of the very first...

See Chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc guide
Flavigny

Flavigny

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Flavigny guide
Avallon

Avallon

at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Avallon guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 31 km (direction south), in the Nievre department

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

See Morvan Regional Park guide
Saulieu

Saulieu

at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Saulieu guide
Chateau de Tanlay

Chateau de Tanlay

Castle at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Yonne department

The frescoes and interior decoration are among the highlights of a visit...

See Chateau de Tanlay guide
Vezelay

Vezelay

Heritage Site at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Yonne department

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

See Vezelay guide
Tonnerre

Tonnerre

at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Yonne department

There are two impressive sites to see in Tonnerre: the medieval hospital...

See Tonnerre guide
Chablis

Chablis

at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Yonne department

Best known for the very famous wines of the same name, Chablis...

See Chablis guide

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Map of places to visit near Moutiers-Saint-Jean

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Markets in and near Moutiers-Saint-Jean

  • Montbard: market Friday (12km)
  • Venarey-les-Laumes: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Ancy-le-Franc: market Thursday (24km)
  • Avallon: market Saturday (24km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (31km)
  • Tonnerre: market Saturday (37km)
  • Vermenton: market Friday (38km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (41km)
  • Chablis: market Sunday (42km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Seine: market Saturday (42km)

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Tourist attractions near Moutiers-Saint-Jean, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Alesia (21km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bussy-Rabutin Chateau (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontenay (Montbard) (11km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (50km)
  • Abbaye de Pontigny (Pontigny) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du moulin de Athie (3km)
  • Potager du château de Lantilly (12km)
  • Abbaye de Fontenay (15km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (32km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (40km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (53km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Siège d'Alésia (21km)
 
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Geography and distances

Moutiers-Saint-Jean is in the eastern-center of France at 67 kilometres from Dijon, the department capital (general information: Moutiers-Saint-Jean is 200 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moutiers-Saint-Jean

Canton: Montbard

Arrondissement: Montbard

Department: Cote d'Or

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 21500

Distance to Moutiers-Saint-Jean

from Dijon (prefecture): 67 km

from Paris: 200 km

from Calais: 414 km

from Nice: 490 km

from Bordeaux: 477 km

from Strasbourg: 286 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 Moutiers-Saint-Jean from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Athie, Bard-les-Epoisses, Corrombles, Corsaint, Fain-les-Moutiers, Genay, Jeux-les-Bard, Pisy, Quincerot, Quincy-le-Vicomte, Saint-Germain-les-Senailly, Senailly, Vassy and Viserny.

This page in French: Visiter Moutiers-Saint-Jean

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