Monestier is situated 300 miles (483 kilometers) south of the national capital Paris.
It's no surprise Monestier is so popular with with international and local vacationers alike; the region is dotted with great natural and man-made attractions. Take a trip to the Cyrano de Bergerac Statue and Bergerac Maison des Vins in and around Bergerac, roughly 9 miles (14 kilometers) to the southwest of Monestier.
About 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northeast of Monestier is Perigueux, a regional city where you go see Musee de l'Armee, Musee Du Perigord and Perigueux Cathedral. Musee Gallo-Romain, Jardin des Arenes and Place de la Clautre are also good places to spend time.
When you ask the locals for their must-see places around Monestier, they'll often point to Aquitaine's fascinating open-air markets. The best places for tourists to visit when they discover a new town are the spots that offer a snapshot of the local culture. Make a trip to Aquitaine's nature museums, art museums and history museums.
Don't forget to check out the region's trademark waterways. Snorkeling and fishing are just two of the most popular ways to get wet here. If the ideal holiday for you and your family includes the outdoors and rugging up against the cold weather, this region will be a great fit. Cross-country skiing is a popular pastime. Snowboarding is also common.
When the time comes to leave Aquitaine, you'll be sure to bid this region a sad "Au revoir / À bientôt" Rest assured, however, you'll be leaving with special photos, momentos and memories that you can enjoy for years to come.