Brouains tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vire at 14 km from Brouains

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Brouains is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Brouains in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 14 km and Domfront at 27 km.

Brouains, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Vire

Vire

at 14 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des Gorges de...

See Vire guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the old town...

See Domfront guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 41 km (direction west)

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey and island...

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Bagnoles de l\'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a spa town...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Fougeres

Fougeres

at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but be sure to...

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Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local castles and manor...

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Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public garden...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach, and the 19th century villas...

See Granville guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in the 113th century...

See Coutances guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is the nearby...

See Mayenne (town) guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Brouains, France

What to do at Brouains? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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