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Bursard tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sees at 8 km from Bursard

Visit Bursard: highlights and tourist information

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Bursard is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sees at 8 km and Alencon at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bursard, 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 Bursard in Normandy.

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

Sees

Sees

at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Sees guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Alencon guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the national horse training...

See Haras du Pin guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 25 km (direction east)

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at Mortagne-au-Perche,...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
 
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Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Argentan guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Belleme guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Sarthe department

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

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

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Perche guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 47 km (direction west)

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several other interesting monuments...

See Falaise guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bursard

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Markets in and near Bursard

  • Sees: market Saturday (8km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (15km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (24km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (32km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (33km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (36km)

More information about Bursard, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Bursard, France

What to do at Bursard? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bursard.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (32km)
  • Perche (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (20km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (11km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (13km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (15km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bursard is in the north of France at 15 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Bursard is 161 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bursard

Canton: Mêle-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61500

Distance to Bursard

from Alencon (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 161 km

from Calais: 293 km

from Nice: 764 km

from Bordeaux: 416 km

from Strasbourg: 554 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 Bursard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aunay-les-Bois, Boitron, Essay, La Chapelle-Pres-Sees, Larre, Les Ventes-de-Bourse, Menil-Erreux, Neauphe-sous-Essai, Neuilly-le-Bisson, Saint-Gervais-du-Perron and Vingt-Hanaps.

This page in French: Visiter Bursard

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