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Martigne-Briand tourism and travel guide

Photo of Martigne-Briand in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Aubigne-sur-Layon at 3 km from Martigne-Briand

Visit Martigne-Briand: highlights and tourist information

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Martigne-Briand is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubigne-sur-Layon at 3 km and Chateau de Brissac at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Martigne-Briand, 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 Martigne-Briand in Pays de la Loire.

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

Aubigne-sur-Layon

Aubigne-sur-Layon

at 3 km (direction west-south-west)

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in...

See Chateau de Brissac guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned by...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Saumur

Saumur

at 27 km (direction east)

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle,...

See Saumur guide
 
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Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 27 km (direction east)

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

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Angers

Angers

at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a...

See Angers guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin...

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Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

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

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you...

See Thouars guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 37 km (direction east)

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east)

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also...

See Montsoreau guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 38 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Maine-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Martigne-Briand

 
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Markets in and near Martigne-Briand

  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (12km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (13km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (23km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (24km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Martigne-Briand, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Martigne-Briand, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (46km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (24km)
  • Loudun (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (34km)
  • Jardins du Pin (38km)
  • Parc de Lathan (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (32km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (11km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Martigne-Briand is in the western-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Martigne-Briand is 274 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Martigne-Briand

Canton: Doué-la-Fontaine

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49540

Distance to Martigne-Briand

from Angers (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 274 km

from Calais: 445 km

from Nice: 717 km

from Bordeaux: 267 km

from Strasbourg: 627 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 Martigne-Briand from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigne-sur-Layon, Brigne, Chavagnes, Faveraye-Machelles, La Fosse-de-Tigne, Luigne, Montilliers, Noyant-la-Plaine, Saint-Georges-sur-Layon, Thouarce and Tigne.

This page in French: Visiter Martigne-Briand

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