Brieux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brieux in Orne

Visit Brieux: highlights and tourist information

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Brieux is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 47 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Brieux is 178 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 10 km and Argentan at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brieux, 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 Brieux in Normandy.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Orne

Map of places to visit near Brieux

Markets in and near Brieux

  • Trun: market Thursday (9km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (11km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (20km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (26km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (26km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (32km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (34km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Brieux, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Brieux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (16km)
  • Sassy (20km)
  • Boutemont (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (29km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (33km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (34km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (43km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (44km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (47km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (41km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (48km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Brieux

Canton: Trun

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61160

Distance to Brieux

from Alencon (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 178 km

from Calais: 273 km

from Nice: 803 km

from Bordeaux: 447 km

from Strasbourg: 575 km

Getting here

Brieux is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive in one of the cross-channel ferry ports with Caen being especially close, typically within an hours drive. For driving distances to Brieux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bailleul, Commeaux, Crocy, Fourches, Gueprei, La Hoguette, Le Marais-la-Chapelle, Merri, Montabard, Necy, Ommoy, Pertheville-Ners, Ri, Ronai and Vignats.

This page in French: Visiter Brieux