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Photo is of Mortagne-au-Perche at 11 km from Bure

Visit Bure: highlights and tourist information

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Bure is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

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!

Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 11 km (direction east)

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 19 km (direction south-east)

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche Natural...

See Belleme guide
Sees

Sees

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there are...

See Sees guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon, best...

See Alencon guide
 
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Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 31 km (direction north-west)

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the...

See Haras du Pin guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park...

See Le Perche guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural Park...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Nogent-le-Rotrou

Nogent-le-Rotrou

at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can discover the...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Sarthe department

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main attraction,...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Sarthe department

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle,...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest...

See Argentan guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide

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Map of places to visit near Bure

 
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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

What to do at Bure? 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

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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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