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Brain-sur-Longuenee tourism and travel guide

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Visit Brain-sur-Longuenee: highlights and tourist information

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Brain-sur-Longuenee is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 20 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Brain-sur-Longuenee is 270 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 16 km and Apocalypse Tapestry at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brain-sur-Longuenee, 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-Longuenee 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-Longuenee


Markets in and near Brain-sur-Longuenee

  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (6km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Cande: market Monday (21km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (23km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (27km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (28km)

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

Tourist attractions near Brain-sur-Longuenee, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (21km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (18km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (56km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Brain-sur-Longuenee

Canton: Lion-d'Angers

Arrondissement: Segré

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49220

Distance to Brain-sur-Longuenee

from Angers (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 270 km

from Calais: 420 km

from Nice: 758 km

from Bordeaux: 306 km

from Strasbourg: 642 km

Getting here

Brain-sur-Longuenee 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-Longuenee from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gene, La Poueze, Le Lion-d'Angers and Vern-d'Anjou.

This page in French: Visiter Brain-sur-Longuenee

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