Brossay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brossay in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay at 5 km from Brossay

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Brossay 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 Brossay in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay at 5 km and Chateau de Saumur at 15 km.

Brossay, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

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 15 km (direction north-east)

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

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Saumur

Saumur

at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saumur guide
Aubigne-sur-Layon

Aubigne-sur-Layon

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 20 km (direction east)

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

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Thouars

Thouars

at 21 km (direction south), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montsoreau guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 22 km (direction 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 22 km (direction 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 Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 34 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 34 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Vienne department

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

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Chateau d\'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 39 km (direction 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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Markets in and near Brossay

  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (6km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (20km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (21km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (25km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (27km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Brossay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Brossay, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (28km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (6km)
  • Loudun (28km)

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 (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (7km)
 
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Geography and distances

Brossay is in the western-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Brossay is 268 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brossay

Canton: Montreuil-Bellay

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49700

Distance to Brossay

from Angers (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 268 km

from Calais: 447 km

from Nice: 699 km

from Bordeaux: 260 km

from Strasbourg: 614 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 Brossay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cizay-la-Madeleine, Courchamps, Doue-la-Fontaine, Le Puy-Notre-Dame, Montfort, Montreuil-Bellay, Saint-Macaire-du-Bois and Vaudelnay.

This page in French: Visiter Brossay