Braine tourism and travel guide

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Visit Braine: highlights and tourist information

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Braine is situated in the Aisne department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 25 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Braine is 102 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Soissons at 16 km and Laon at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Braine, 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 Braine in Hauts-de-France.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Aisne

Map of places to visit near Braine

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)

More information about Braine, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Braine, France

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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