Brouains tourism and travel guide

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Visit Brouains: highlights and tourist information

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Brouains is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 45 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Brouains is 243 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 14 km and Domfront at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brouains, 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 Brouains in Normandy.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Brouains

Markets in and near Brouains

  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Vire: market Friday (14km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (29km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (29km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (33km)

More information about Brouains, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Brouains, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (40km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (45km)
  • Argences (47km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (48km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (12km)
  • Roches de Ham (35km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (39km)
  • Couesnon (42km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (42km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (23km)
  • Ducey (26km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (35km)
  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (45km)
  • Villers-Bocage (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (30km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (33km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (29km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (35km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Brouains

Canton: Sourdeval

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50150

Distance to Brouains

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 243 km

from Calais: 320 km

from Nice: 843 km

from Bordeaux: 433 km

from Strasbourg: 640 km

Getting here

Brouains is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive by car, often from the ferries at Saint-Malo, Cherbourg or Caen on the coast here which are very convenient. For driving distances to Brouains from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauficel, Bellefontaine, Cherence-le-Roussel, Gathemo, Juvigny-le-Tertre, Le Mesnil-Tove, Lingeard, Perriers-en-Beauficel, Saint-Barthelemy, Saint-Clement-Rancoudray, Saint-Michel-de-Montjoie, Sourdeval and Vengeons.

This page in French: Visiter Brouains