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Port-Brillet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Laval at 16 km from Port-Brillet

Visit Port-Brillet: highlights and tourist information

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Port-Brillet is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 16 km and Vitre at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Port-Brillet, 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 Port-Brillet in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Laval guide


at 18 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

A town not be missed, Vitré has a superb...

See Vitre guide


at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to...

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Jublains guide


at 40 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and towers in the heart of old Chateaugiron help...

See Chateaugiron guide


at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Evron guide


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

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saulges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east)

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 51 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 58 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important...

See Solesmes guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 63 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Port-Brillet


Markets in and near Port-Brillet

Market days in Port-Brillet: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (16km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (16km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (18km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (21km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Craon: market Monday (30km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (31km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (31km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (34km)

More information about Port-Brillet, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Port-Brillet, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (17km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (15km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (23km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (29km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (40km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (41km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (54km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (8km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (11km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (12km)
  • Étang de la Valière (14km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (20km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (22km)
  • Source - Couesnon (23km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (33km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (34km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (43km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (46km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (14km)
  • La Cropte (40km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (42km)
  • Coudray (43km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (46km)

Geography and distances

Port-Brillet is in the center of France at 16 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Port-Brillet is 259 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Port-Brillet

Canton: Loiron

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53410

Distance to Port-Brillet

from Laval (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 259 km

from Calais: 376 km

from Nice: 804 km

from Bordeaux: 365 km

from Strasbourg: 646 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 Port-Brillet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Gravelle, Launay-Villiers, Le Bourgneuf-la-Foret, Olivet, Saint-Ouen-Des-Toits and Saint-Pierre-la-Cour.

This page in French: Visiter Port-Brillet

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