Martigne-Briand tourism and travel guide

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

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Martigne-Briand

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

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 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

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (37km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (45km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (48km)

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)

Geography and distances

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

Martigne-Briand 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 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