Braine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Braine in Aisne

Photo is of Soissons at 16 km from Braine

Visit Braine: highlights and tourist information

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Braine is situated in the Aisne department and Hauts-de-France region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Braine in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Soissons at 16 km and Laon at 25 km.

Braine, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Soissons

Soissons

at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

In Soissons you can explore the abbey and the cathedral before taking...

See Soissons guide
Laon

Laon

at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

The cathedral in Laon is an astonishing early gothic masterpiece, and the...

See Laon guide
La Ferte-Milon

La Ferte-Milon

at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

The curious facade of a 14th century castle dominates your visit to...

See La Ferte-Milon guide
Reims

Reims

Heritage Site at 37 km (direction east), in the Marne department

In the attractive and lively centre of Reims you can see three...

See Reims guide
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Pierrefonds

Pierrefonds

at 40 km (direction west), in the Oise department

In Pierrefonds village visit one of the most lovely castles in northern...

See Pierrefonds guide
Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 45 km (direction west), in the Oise department

The Abbey of Notre-Dame at Morienval is an impressive example of Romanesque...

See Morienval abbey guide
Epernay

Epernay

at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Marne department

The grand wine houses andvineyards around the town leave you in doubt...

See Epernay guide
Noyon

Noyon

at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Oise department

The medieval centre of Noyon is dominated by its cathedral in the...

See Noyon guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Oise department

Ourscamp abbey is an abbey in Picardy, now in ruins and surrounded...

See Ourscamp abbey guide
Parfondeval

Parfondeval

Most Beautiful Village at 63 km (direction east-north-east)

The small and rather remote village of Parfondeval is lso very picturesque...

See Parfondeval guide
Meaux

Meaux

at 63 km (direction west-south-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

Meaux is visited because of its episcopal city, with a cathedral, chapter...

See Meaux guide

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Markets in and near Braine

Market days in Braine: weekly market: Friday;

  • Braine: market Friday (0km)
  • Fismes: market Saturday (12km)
  • Soissons: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Fere-en-Tardenois: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Laon: market Thursday (26km)
  • Dormans: market Saturday (31km)
  • Vic-sur-Aisne: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Guignicourt: market Friday (33km)
  • Villers-Cotterets: market Thursday (34km)
  • Chateau-Thierry: market Friday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Braine, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (25km)
  • Towers of Reims Cathedral (37km)
  • Tau Palace (37km)
  • Pierrefonds Chateau (40km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Montagne-de-Reims (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (16km)
  • Cathédrale de Reims (Reims) (37km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique de la Presle (37km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (37km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (40km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Coteau de Chartèves (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (33km)
  • Foret de Retz (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (40km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vivaise (31km)
  • Chamery (36km)
  • Rilly-la-Montagne (42km)
  • Ebouleau (44km)
  • Oger (55km)
 
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Geography and distances

Braine is in the north of France at 25 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Braine is 102 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Braine

Canton: Braine

Arrondissement: Soissons

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Braine

from Laon (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 102 km

from Calais: 215 km

from Nice: 689 km

from Bordeaux: 590 km

from Strasbourg: 319 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Braine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Augy, Bazoches-sur-Vesles, Brenelle, Cerseuil, Chassemy, Ciry-Salsogne, Courcelles-sur-Vesles, Couvrelles, Cuiry-Housse, Cys-la-Commune, Dhuizel, Jouaignes, Lesges, Lime, Mont-Notre-Dame, Paars, Presles-et-Boves, Quincy-sous-le-Mont, Saint-Mard, Saint-Thibaut, Tannieres, Vasseny and Vauxtin.

This page in French: Visiter Braine

 
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