Brain-sur-Allonnes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Brain-sur-Allonnes: highlights and tourist information

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Brain-sur-Allonnes is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 51 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Brain-sur-Allonnes is 242 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montsoreau at 10 km and Candes-Saint-Martin at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brain-sur-Allonnes, 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 Brain-sur-Allonnes in Pays de la Loire.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Maine-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Brain-sur-Allonnes

Markets in and near Brain-sur-Allonnes

  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (10km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (14km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (16km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (20km)
  • Noyant: market Friday (24km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (26km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (26km)

More information about Brain-sur-Allonnes, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Brain-sur-Allonnes, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (25km)
  • Loudun (32km)
  • La Fleche (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (6km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (10km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (13km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (23km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Lathan (20km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (30km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (32km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (34km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (39km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (30km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Brain-sur-Allonnes

Canton: Allonnes

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49650

Distance to Brain-sur-Allonnes

from Angers (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 242 km

from Calais: 426 km

from Nice: 689 km

from Bordeaux: 279 km

from Strasbourg: 589 km

Getting here

Brain-sur-Allonnes is in the western-centre of France. Most visitors arrive in a car from one of the ferry terminals - Saint Malo and Caen are most practical, allow around 3-4 hours for the journey. For driving distances to Brain-sur-Allonnes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allonnes, La Breille-les-Pins and Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil.

This page in French: Visiter Brain-sur-Allonnes