Dance tourism and travel guide

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Visit Dance: highlights and tourist information

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Dance is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 50 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Dance is 129 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Perche at 5 km and Nogent-le-Rotrou at 6 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 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 Dance

Markets in and near Dance

  • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (6km)
  • Remalard: market Monday (7km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (19km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (21km)
  • La Loupe: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (23km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (27km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (29km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Dance, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Dance, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (5km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (53km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (8km)
  • Le pré Catelan (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (38km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (56km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Dance

Canton: Nocé

Arrondissement: Mortagne-au-Perche

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61340

Distance to Dance

from Alencon (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 129 km

from Calais: 298 km

from Nice: 721 km

from Bordeaux: 405 km

from Strasbourg: 516 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berd-Huis, Condeau, Margon, Noce, Nogent-le-Rotrou, Preaux-du-Perche, Saint-Agnan-sur-Erre, Saint-Germain-Des-Grois, Saint-Hilaire-sur-Erre, Saint-Pierre-la-Bruyere and Verrieres.

This page in French: Visiter Dance