Bree tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Evron at 9 km from Bree

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Bree is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Bree in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Evron at 9 km and Jublains at 12 km.

Bree, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction east)

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame, in particular the...

See Evron guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the ancient city that...

See Jublains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of Sainte-Suzanne still retain...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is the nearby...

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the substantial town of Laval...

See Laval guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied in prehistoric times...

See Saulges guide


at 29 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and a 13th...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 32 km (direction east)

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public garden...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 36 km (direction north-west)

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in the area around the bridge...

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine abbey that has helped...

See Solesmes guide


at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere and has an attractive...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle, and the river and...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in the charming village of...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide

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Map of places to visit near Bree


Markets in and near Bree

  • Evron: market Thursday (9km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (18km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (20km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (22km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (28km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (35km)

More information about Bree, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Bree, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (27km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (35km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (40km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (43km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (46km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (40km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (42km)
  • Source - Couesnon (44km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (44km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (60km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (21km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (27km)
  • Juvigne (39km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (40km)
  • Coudray (41km)

Geography and distances

Bree is in the center of France at 20 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Bree is 226 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bree

Canton: Montsûrs

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53150

Distance to Bree

from Laval (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 226 km

from Calais: 355 km

from Nice: 779 km

from Bordeaux: 368 km

from Strasbourg: 612 km

Getting here

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 Bree from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Deux-Evailles, Gesnes, La Chapelle-Rainsouin, Livet, Montourtier, Neau, Saint-Cenere, Saint-Christophe-du-Luat and Saint-Ouen-Des-Vallons.

This page in French: Visiter Bree