Braye tourism and travel guide

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Visit Braye: highlights and tourist information

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Braye is situated in the Aisne department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 24 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Braye is 98 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Soissons at 6 km and Laon at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Braye, 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 Braye 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 Braye

Markets in and near Braye

  • Soissons: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Braine: market Friday (15km)
  • Vic-sur-Aisne: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (24km)
  • Laon: market Thursday (26km)
  • Fismes: market Saturday (26km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)
  • Cuise-la-Motte: market Sunday (26km)
  • Fere-en-Tardenois: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Villers-Cotterets: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Braye, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Braye, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Braye.

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (39km)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (12km)
  • Pierrefonds Chateau (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Montagne-de-Reims (55km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (11km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de la Muette (30km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (32km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (40km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (49km)
  • Jardin botanique de la Presle (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (25km)
  • Foret de Retz (27km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (31km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (36km)
  • Mont Ganelon (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Coteau de Chartèves (40km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vivaise (26km)
  • Gauchy (45km)
  • Ebouleau (46km)
  • Chamery (51km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Braye

Canton: Vailly-sur-Aisne

Arrondissement: Soissons

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Braye

from Laon (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 98 km

from Calais: 201 km

from Nice: 702 km

from Bordeaux: 591 km

from Strasbourg: 333 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allemant, Bucy-le-Long, Chavigny, Chivres-Val, Clamecy, Crouy, Cuffies, Juvigny, Laffaux, Leuilly-sous-Coucy, Leury, Margival, Missy-sur-Aisne, Nanteuil-la-Fosse, Neuville-sur-Margival, Pasly, Sermoise, Soissons, Terny-Sorny, Vauxaillon, Villeneuve-Saint-Germain, Vregny and Vuillery.

This page in French: Visiter Braye