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Parigne-sur-Braye tourism and travel guide

Photo of Parigne-sur-Braye in Mayenne

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

Visit Parigne-sur-Braye: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mayenne (town) at 3 km and Jublains at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Parigne-sur-Braye, 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 Parigne-sur-Braye in Pays de la Loire.

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...

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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...

See Evron guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide

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

Map of places to visit near Parigne-sur-Braye


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)

Hotels near Parigne-sur-Braye

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

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