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Visit Dance: highlights and tourist information

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Dance is situated in the Loire department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 59 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Dance is 352 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


... 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

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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