Brains-sur-les-Marches tourism and travel guide

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Visit Brains-sur-les-Marches: highlights and tourist information

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Brains-sur-les-Marches is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 37 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Brains-sur-les-Marches is 282 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 26 km and Chateaugiron at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brains-sur-les-Marches, 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 Brains-sur-les-Marches in Pays de la Loire.

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


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Map of places to visit near Brains-sur-les-Marches

Markets in and near Brains-sur-les-Marches

  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (14km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (16km)
  • Craon: market Monday (18km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (26km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (30km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (30km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

More information about Brains-sur-les-Marches, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Brains-sur-les-Marches, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (26km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (18km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (36km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (22km)
  • Étang de la Valière (23km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (26km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (29km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (30km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (34km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (38km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (44km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (44km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (40km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (41km)
  • Coudray (41km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (43km)
  • Chenille-Change (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Brains-sur-les-Marches

Canton: Saint-Aignan-sur-Roë

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53350

Distance to Brains-sur-les-Marches

from Laval (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 282 km

from Calais: 405 km

from Nice: 803 km

from Bordeaux: 342 km

from Strasbourg: 666 km

Getting here

Brains-sur-les-Marches is in the center of France. Most visitors arrive here from the cross channel ports of Saint Malo and Caen, the jorney only taking a couple of hours. For driving distances to Brains-sur-les-Marches from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chelun, Fontaine-Couverte, La Guerche-de-Bretagne, La Roe, Rannee, Saint-Aignan-sur-Roe and Saint-Michel-de-la-Roe.

This page in French: Visiter Brains-sur-les-Marches