Bures tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bures: highlights and tourist information

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Bures is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 27 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Bures is 147 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mortagne-au-Perche at 12 km and Sees at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bures, 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 Bures in Normandy.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Bures

Markets in and near Bures

  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (12km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (17km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (19km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (24km)
  • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (28km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Remalard: market Monday (31km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)

More information about Bures, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Bures, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bures.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (31km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (21km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (25km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (27km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (19km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bures

Canton: Courtomer

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61170

Distance to Bures

from Alencon (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 147 km

from Calais: 285 km

from Nice: 756 km

from Bordeaux: 421 km

from Strasbourg: 541 km

Getting here

Bures is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive in one of the cross-channel ferry ports with Caen being especially close, typically within an hours drive. For driving distances to Bures from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Bures): Bazoches-sur-Hoene, Boece, Bure, Champeaux-sur-Sarthe, Coulonges-sur-Sarthe, La Mesniere, Laleu, Le Mele-sur-Sarthe, Le Plantis, Montchevrel, Saint-Agnan-sur-Sarthe, Saint-Aubin-d'Appenai, Saint-Aubin-de-Courteraie, Saint-Germain-de-Martigny and Sainte-Scolasse-sur-Sarthe.

This page in French: Visitez Bures