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Photo is of Thiers at 37 km from Dance

Visit Dance: highlights and tourist information

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Dance is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thiers at 37 km and Olliergues at 39 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Dance, 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 Dance in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 37 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a...

See Thiers guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre...

See Olliergues guide


at 40 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of...

See Chateldon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the...

See Courpiere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest villages...

See Oingt guide


at 45 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages to...

See Bagnols guide


at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of...

See Ambert guide


at 46 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring...

See Theize guide


at 46 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


at 47 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette Monastery designed...

See Eveux guide


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

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations and...

See Lapalisse guide


at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for...

See Vichy guide

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

Map of places to visit near Dance


Markets in and near Dance

  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (15km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (18km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (22km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (31km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (33km)

More information about Dance, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Dance, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (31km)
  • Saint-Galmier (41km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (45km)
  • Ambert (45km)
  • Lapalisse (49km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (45km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (44km)
  • Bois Noirs (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (47km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (58km)

Geography and distances

Dance is in the eastern-center of France at 59 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Dance is 352 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dance

Canton: Saint-Germain-Laval

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42260

Distance to Dance

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 352 km

from Calais: 584 km

from Nice: 354 km

from Bordeaux: 379 km

from Strasbourg: 410 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Dance from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amions, Bully, Cordelle, Grezolles, Saint-Paul-de-Vezelin, Saint-Polgues, Saint-Priest-la-Roche and Souternon.

This page in French: Visiter Dance

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