Parigne-sur-Braye tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mayenne (town) at 3 km from Parigne-sur-Braye

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Parigne-sur-Braye is situated in the Mayenne 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 Parigne-sur-Braye in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mayenne (town) at 3 km and Jublains at 13 km.

Parigne-sur-Braye, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 3 km (direction east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the ancient city that...

See Jublains guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame, in particular the...

See Evron guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the substantial town of Laval...

See Laval guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Bagnoles de l\'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 31 km (direction north-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


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-east)

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of Sainte-Suzanne still retain...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide


at 41 km (direction south-east)

The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied in prehistoric times...

See Saulges guide


at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and a 13th...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 45 km (direction east), in the Orne department

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in the charming village of...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural Park of Normandie-Marne....

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Markets in and near Parigne-sur-Braye

  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (3km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (18km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (26km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (28km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (28km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (33km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (37km)

More information about Parigne-sur-Braye, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Parigne-sur-Braye, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (19km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (29km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (46km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (54km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Couesnon (30km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (39km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (39km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (40km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (41km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (42km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (43km)
  • Étang de la Valière (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (9km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (19km)
  • Juvigne (30km)
  • La Cropte (41km)

Geography and distances

Parigne-sur-Braye is in the center of France at 28 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Parigne-sur-Braye is 229 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Parigne-sur-Braye

Canton: Mayenne-Ouest

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53100

Distance to Parigne-sur-Braye

from Laval (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 229 km

from Calais: 344 km

from Nice: 798 km

from Bordeaux: 387 km

from Strasbourg: 620 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive here from the cross channel ports of Saint Malo and Caen, the jorney only taking a couple of hours. For driving distances to Parigne-sur-Braye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Contest, La Bazoge-Montpincon, Mayenne, Moulay, Oisseau, Saint-Baudelle, Saint-Fraimbault-de-Prieres and Saint-Georges-Buttavent.

This page in French: Visiter Parigne-sur-Braye