Brissarthe tourism and travel guide

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Visit Brissarthe: highlights and tourist information

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Brissarthe is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 27 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Brissarthe is 244 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 13 km and Solesmes at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brissarthe, 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 Brissarthe 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 Brissarthe

Markets in and near Brissarthe

  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (4km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (16km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (17km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (22km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (24km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (26km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (29km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (29km)

More information about Brissarthe, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Brissarthe, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (24km)
  • La Fleche (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (38km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (41km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (43km)
  • Jardins du Pin (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (23km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chenille-Change (16km)
  • Coudray (18km)
  • La Cropte (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Brissarthe

Canton: Châteauneuf-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Segré

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49330

Distance to Brissarthe

from Angers (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 244 km

from Calais: 398 km

from Nice: 746 km

from Bordeaux: 319 km

from Strasbourg: 616 km

Getting here

Brissarthe 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 Brissarthe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe, Chemire-sur-Sarthe, Contigne, Etriche, Juvardeil and Morannes.

This page in French: Visiter Brissarthe