Breze tourism and travel guide

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Visit Breze: highlights and tourist information

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Breze is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 50 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Breze is 259 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontevraud Abbey at 8 km and Chateau de Saumur at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Breze, 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 Breze in Pays de la Loire.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Maine-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Breze

Markets in and near Breze

  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (10km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (17km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (19km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (23km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (23km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (24km)

More information about Breze, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Breze, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (21km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (8km)
  • Loudun (21km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (12km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (8km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (11km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (23km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (33km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (31km)
  • Parc de Lathan (38km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (41km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (18km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Breze

Canton: Montreuil-Bellay

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49260

Distance to Breze

from Angers (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 259 km

from Calais: 443 km

from Nice: 689 km

from Bordeaux: 263 km

from Strasbourg: 603 km

Getting here

Breze is in the western-centre of France. 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 Breze from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artannes-sur-Thouet, Chace, Distre, Epieds, Le Coudray-Macouard, Saint-Cyr-en-Bourg, Saint-Just-sur-Dive, Saix and Varrains.

This page in French: Visiter Breze