Brion tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brion in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Bauge at 12 km from Brion

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Brion 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 Brion in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bauge at 12 km and Saumur at 21 km.

Brion, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Bauge

Bauge

at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bauge guide
Saumur

Saumur

at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Saumur guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in France, has more than 200...

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Angers

Angers

at 30 km (direction west)

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a cathedral and many other interesting...

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Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 30 km (direction west)

The Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin in Angers combines 1500 years of religious architecture with...

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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 30 km (direction west)

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin gothic architecture in France...

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Montsoreau

Montsoreau

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

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

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Chateau d\'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 30 km (direction west)

The mighty fortified walls of Chateau d'Angers form an interesting contrast with the more...

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 30 km (direction west)

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a remarkable 14th century tapestry, 100 metres long, telling the...

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Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-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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Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 31 km (direction south-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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Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

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Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

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Markets in and near Brion

  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (8km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (21km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Noyant: market Friday (22km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (23km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (24km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (25km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Brion, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (29km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (35km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (59km)

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 (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Brion is in the western-centre of France at 30 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Brion is 243 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brion

Canton: Beaufort-en-Vallée

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49250

Distance to Brion

from Angers (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 243 km

from Calais: 416 km

from Nice: 712 km

from Bordeaux: 291 km

from Strasbourg: 601 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 Brion from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaufort-en-Vallee, Chartrene, Cuon, Fontaine-Guerin and Gee.

This page in French: Visiter Brion