Brens tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brens in Tarn

Photo is of Gaillac at 2 km from Brens

Visit Brens: highlights and tourist information

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Brens is situated in the Tarn department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Brens in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gaillac at 2 km and Lisle-sur-Tarn at 9 km.

Brens, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction north-west)

The historic centre of Gaillac and its riverside position make Gaillac a very enjoyable...

See Gaillac guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

Lisle-sur-Tarn is a pretty village on the banks of the Tarn river....

See Lisle-sur-Tarn guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-west)

The central square of Castelnau-de-Montmiral with its medieval buildings, and the views from its...

See Castelnau-de-Montmiral guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

The small village of Vieux was once one of the most important pilgrimage towns...

See Vieux guide
The Jardin des Martels

The Jardin des Martels

Garden at 18 km (direction south-west)

The Jardins des Martels is a beautiful garden and mini-farm near Toulouse....

See The Jardin des Martels guide


at 18 km (direction south-west)

Giroussens is a pretty village and home to a ceramic centre and lovely garden...

See Giroussens guide
Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 19 km (direction east)

Albi cathedral is remarkable for its brick exterior, and the large area of renaissance...

See Albi cathedral guide


at 19 km (direction east)

Albi is quite a remarkable town, with a substantial and beautiful centre and sensational...

See Albi guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

We particularly enjoyed the walk around the ramaparts in Puycelsi, one of the 'most...

See Puycelsi guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

Cordes is certainly one of the most beautiful towns in France with a great...

See Cordes-sur-Ciel guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

Lavaur is a pretty red brick town in the Tarn department of France...

See Lavaur guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-east)

There is much more to discover in Monesties than you would expect in such...

See Monesties guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

Realmont is very typical of the bastide towns to be found throughout the Tarn...

See Realmont guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The cobbled streets, numerous medieval buildings and the castle combine to make Bruniquel a...

See Bruniquel guide

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Map of places to visit near Brens


Markets in and near Brens

  • Gaillac: market Friday (2km)
  • Lisle-sur-Tarn: market Sunday (9km)
  • Graulhet: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Rabastens: market Saturday (17km)
  • Albi: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Cordes-sur-Ciel: market Saturday & Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Sulpice: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Lavaur: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Juery: market Thursday (25km)
  • Realmont: market Wednesday (26km)

More information about Brens, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Brens, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des Martels (18km)
  • Parc Rochegude (20km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (20km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (20km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (33km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (36km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (41km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (49km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (44km)

Geography and distances

Brens is in the south of France at 20 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Brens is 553 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brens

Canton: Gaillac

Arrondissement: Albi

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81600

Distance to Brens

from Albi (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 553 km

from Calais: 785 km

from Nice: 431 km

from Bordeaux: 224 km

from Strasbourg: 688 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cadalen, Gaillac, Montans, Rivieres, Senouillac and Tecou.

This page in French: Visiter Brens