Bure tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bure: highlights and tourist information

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Bure is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 25 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Bure is 148 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mortagne-au-Perche at 11 km and Belleme at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bure, 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 Bure in Normandy.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Orne

Map of places to visit near Bure

Markets in and near Bure

  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (10km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (19km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (20km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (20km)
  • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (26km)
  • Remalard: market Monday (29km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (35km)

More information about Bure, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Bure, France

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

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 (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (29km)
  • Sassy (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (17km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (25km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (28km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (40km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (20km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bure

Canton: Bazoches-sur-Hoëne

Arrondissement: Mortagne-au-Perche

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61170

Distance to Bure

from Alencon (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 148 km

from Calais: 290 km

from Nice: 752 km

from Bordeaux: 416 km

from Strasbourg: 540 km

Getting here

Bure 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 Bure from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barville, Bazoches-sur-Hoene, Boece, Bures, Coulimer, Coulonges-sur-Sarthe, La Mesniere, Laleu, Le Mele-sur-Sarthe, Montchevrel, Saint-Aubin-d'Appenai, Saint-Julien-sur-Sarthe, Saint-Leger-sur-Sarthe and Saint-Quentin-de-Blavou.

This page in French: Visiter Bure