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Brainville tourism and travel guide

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Visit Brainville: highlights and tourist information

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

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Brainville

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)

Geography and distances

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

Brainville is in the north of France. 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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