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Brainville tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Coutances at 6 km from Brainville

Visit Brainville: highlights and tourist information

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Brainville is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Coutances at 6 km and Lessay abbey at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brainville, 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 Brainville in Normandy.

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

Coutances

Coutances

at 6 km (direction south-east)

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the...

See Coutances guide
Lessay abbey

Lessay abbey

Abbey at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

The abbey church at Lessay is an important example of roman style...

See Lessay abbey guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach, and...

See Granville guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 50 km (direction south)

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
 
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Cancale

Cancale

at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany...

See Cancale guide
Vire

Vire

at 53 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the...

See Vire guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

at 61 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Emerald Coast in northern Brittany is extremely popular...

See Emerald Coast guide
Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo

at 61 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

We were pleased to discover that Saint-Malo, often considered a ferry port,...

See Saint-Malo guide
Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

at 64 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Pointe du Moulinet in Dinard is visited for...

See Dinard Pointe du Moulinet guide
Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

at 64 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Pointe de la Malouine in Dinard is a promontory...

See Dinard Pointe de la Malouine guide

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

Map of places to visit near Brainville

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Markets in and near Brainville

  • Coutances: market Thursday & Saturday (6km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Gouville-sur-Mer: market Friday (6km)
  • Agon-Coutainville: market Tuesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (13km)
  • Marigny: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Brehal: market Tuesday & Sunday (21km)
  • Gavray: market Saturday (22km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Granville: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (28km)

More information about Brainville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Brainville, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Argences (10km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Chausey (33km)
  • Roches de Ham (34km)
  • Baie des Veys (42km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (45km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (46km)
  • Île des Landes (48km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (48km)
  • Île des Rimains (51km)
  • Île du Guesclin (52km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (53km)
  • Île Besnard (55km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (55km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (34km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Brainville is in the north of France at 30 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Brainville is 282 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brainville

Canton: Saint-Malo-de-la-Lande

Arrondissement: Coutances

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50200

Distance to Brainville

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 282 km

from Calais: 317 km

from Nice: 899 km

from Bordeaux: 478 km

from Strasbourg: 679 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car, often from the ferries at Saint-Malo, Cherbourg or Caen on the coast here which are very convenient. For driving distances to Brainville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancteville, Anneville-sur-Mer, Blainville-sur-Mer, Boisroger, Bricqueville-la-Blouette, Coutances, Geffosses, Gouville-sur-Mer, Gratot, Heugueville-sur-Sienne, La Ronde-Haye, La Vendelee, Monthuchon, Montsurvent, Muneville-le-Bingard, Saint-Malo-de-la-Lande, Saint-Pierre-de-Coutances, Servigny and Tourville-sur-Sienne.

This page in French: Visiter Brainville

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