Brain-sur-l'Authion tourism and travel guide

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Visit Brain-sur-l'Authion: highlights and tourist information

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Brain-sur-l'Authion is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 11 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Brain-sur-l'Authion is 258 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Angers at 11 km and Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brain-sur-l'Authion, 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-l'Authion 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-l'Authion

Markets in and near Brain-sur-l'Authion

  • Trelaze: market Sunday (4km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (11km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (15km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (23km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (27km)

More information about Brain-sur-l'Authion, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Brain-sur-l'Authion, 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-l'Authion.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (38km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (40km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (48km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (18km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (34km)
  • Parc de Lathan (43km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (48km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (12km)

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-l'Authion

Canton: Angers-Trélazé

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49800

Distance to Brain-sur-l'Authion

from Angers (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 258 km

from Calais: 423 km

from Nice: 728 km

from Bordeaux: 290 km

from Strasbourg: 620 km

Getting here

Brain-sur-l'Authion 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-l'Authion from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andard, Blaison-Gohier, Corne, Juigne-sur-Loire, La Bohalle, La Dagueniere, Le Plessis-Grammoire, Saint-Jean-Des-Mauvrets, Saint-Saturnin-sur-Loire, Saint-Sulpice and Trelaze.

This page in French: Visiter Brain-sur-l'Authion