Breze tourism and travel guide

Photo of Breze in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Fontevraud Abbey at 8 km from Breze

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Breze 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 Breze in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontevraud Abbey at 8 km and Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay at 8 km.

Breze, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 8 km (direction east)

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is one of the...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned by medieval ramparts...

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Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Saumur

Saumur

at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 11 km (direction east-north-east), 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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Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 22 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire Valley castles...

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Chinon

Chinon

at 23 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chinon guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can also see several...

See Thouars guide
Chateau d\'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 28 km (direction east-north-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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Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 30 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

One of the more modest castles in the region, both the Chateau de Rivau...

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Aubigne-sur-Layon

Aubigne-sur-Layon

at 31 km (direction west)

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in late spring and summer...

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Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 32 km (direction south), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy the town's leisure...

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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

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

Aquarium

  • 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

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Breze is in the western-centre of France at 50 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Breze is 259 kilometres from Paris).

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

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