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Le Montsaugeonnais

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Marne

Le Montsaugeonnais - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Marne

New commune created on January 1, 2016, Le Montsaugeonnais takes place in the Grand Est region, in the Haute-Marne department. Born from the group of Montsaugeon, Prauthoy and Vaux-sous-Aubigny, it is located about sixty kilometers from Chaumont, not far from Chassigny and Longeau.

Very old, the ancient communes forming Le Montsaugeonnais existed since the protohistoric era. Developed in the course of the Middle Ages, it now has a small town aspect in the countryside very popular with visitors to the region.

Rich in historical and architectural heritage of great interest, the town of Montsaugeonnais has a real tourist attraction strengthened by its ideal location to discover all the charms of the department of Haute-Marne and its neighbors.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLe Montsaugeonnais
Tourism labels
Latitude47.6802690 (N 47° 40’ 49”)
Longitude5.2932900 (E 5° 17’ 36”)
Surface area33.33 km²
Population1289 inhabitants
Density38 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChaumont (63 km, 47 min)
Insee code52405
IntercommunalityCC d'Auberive Vingeanne et Montsaugeonnais
RegionGreat East

Nearest cities & towns

Dommarien4.6 km (7 min)
Isômes4.7 km (7 min)
Choilley-Dardenay5.1 km (10 min)
Saint-Michel5.2 km (5 min)
Saint-Broingt-les-Fosses5.3 km (7 min)
Le Val-d'Esnoms6.9 km (12 min)
Cusey8.2 km (11 min)
Villegusien-le-Lac8.3 km (10 min)
Rivière-les-Fosses8.8 km (12 min)
Chassigny8.9 km (13 min)
Longeau10 km (8 min)
Occey10 km (10 min)
Longeau-Percey10.1 km (9 min)
Verseilles-le-Haut10.8 km (11 min)

Things to see and do

In the old town of Vaux-sous-Aubigny, you can admire the church of Saint-Symphorien of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, the station of Notre-Dame de la Mercie in the mid-1940s, or old wash houses. It is still known for its wine business which is a very good vintage.

Prauthoy Castle is located in the former commune of Prauthoy. Built between the sixteenth and nineteenth century, it is a building of Classical and neo-Renaissance style that belonged to the family of the philosopher, Denis Diderot, the Caroillon. Raised one floor at the end of the nineteenth century, it now serves as a luxury hotel, while the basement now serves as a tasting cellar. You can still admire in the park an artificial cave of the nineteenth century, as well as a cellar of the sixteenth century, the old kitchens and period furniture.

Known for its wine close to those of Côte-d'Or, the old town of Montsaugeon is an opportunity to sample some specimens in local vineyards. You will also be able to admire the Notre-Dame-of-the-Nativity church registered with the Historical Monuments, the old halls also inscribed, as well as the cross located at the entrance of the old dungeon, registered with the Historical Monuments. Inside the village, various old houses are still visible.

Places of interest


Events and festivities

The Festival Le Chien à Plumes en Maillot de Bain takes place each year in August, offering concerts and other activities.


Montsaugeon - Butte
Montsaugeon - Butte
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Montsaugeon and vineyards
Montsaugeon and vineyards
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Montsaugeon - The monumental gatehouse of the late fifteenth century
Montsaugeon - The monumental gatehouse of the late fifteenth century
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Tuesday 9 august
Min. 17°C - Max. 31°C
Wednesday 10 august
Min. 17°C - Max. 32°C
Thursday 11 august
Min. 17°C - Max. 34°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit and tasting in a honey house
Local flavoursFreeDijon (41 km)
Guided bike ride in the Burgundy vineyard
Nature and the great outdoors39 € Dijon (44 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Great Charms
HikeEasy4h50Le Montsaugeonnais
From Coulange to Badin
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Le Montsaugeonnais
From the Niche to Montsaugeon
Cycling itineraryEasy1h45Dommarien (3.9 km)
The Chaudière Hollow
HikeEasy3h45Dommarien (4 km)
The Val d'Esnoms
HikeEasy5h50Le Val-d'Esnoms (6.1 km)


Bed & breakfasts

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