Breil tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau du Lude at 19 km from Breil

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Breil is situated in the Maine-et-Loire 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 Breil in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Lude at 19 km and Bauge at 21 km.

Breil, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 19 km (direction ), in the Sarthe department

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are the closest of the Loire...

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle - and a very...

See Bauge guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Langeais is a small town with a pretty town centre, best known for the...

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Langeais is a medieval-renaissance castle with nicely furnished rooms and the oldest...

See Chateau de Langeais guide
Chateau d\'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance castle surrounded...

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at 30 km (direction south-west)

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle, is a lovely...

See Saumur guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 30 km (direction south-west)

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views across the Loire...

See Chateau de Saumur guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an interesting troglodyte...

See Montsoreau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you can see...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the facade and...

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Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored, but it is the world...

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at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval centre to explore...

See Chinon guide


at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The village of Azay-le-Rideau is best known for its castle but also has a...

See Azay-le-Rideau guide
Chateau d\'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Not the most luxurious or largest castle in the region, it is the beauty...

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Map of places to visit near Breil


Markets in and near Breil

  • Noyant: market Friday (6km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (15km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (19km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (23km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (25km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (28km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (30km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (30km)

More information about Breil, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Breil, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (30km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (39km)
  • Cogners (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (47km)

Geography and distances

Breil is in the western-centre of France at 54 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Breil is 224 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Breil

Canton: Noyant

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49490

Distance to Breil

from Angers (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 224 km

from Calais: 406 km

from Nice: 694 km

from Bordeaux: 299 km

from Strasbourg: 578 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive in a car from one of the ferry terminals - Saint Malo and Caen are most practical, allow around 3-4 hours for the journey. For driving distances to Breil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Pellerine, Meigne-le-Vicomte, Meon, Noyant and Parcay-les-Pins.

This page in French: Visiter Breil