Roscanvel travel guide
Visit Roscanvel: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Camaret at 5 km from Roscanvel
Location: Roscanvel is situated in the Finistere department (Brittany region) in the north-west of France at 48 km from Quimper, the department capital. (General information: Roscanvel is 511 km from Paris and 546 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Roscanvel: these include Camaret at 5 km and Crozon at 9 km. Camaret-sur-Mer tour dorée (Vauban fortifications) is a listed heritage site at 5 km and Pointe de Penhir is a listed site of natural beauty at 9 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Roscanvel, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Roscanvel
Le Conquet 17km
Le Faou 28km
Note that all distances from Roscanvel shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Roscanvel holidays and travel
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Markets near Roscanvel
- Crozon: market every Monday (8km)
- Brest: market every every day (10km)
- Saint-Renan: market every Saturday all day (14km)
- Le Conquet: market every Tuesday (17km)
- Ploudalmezeau: market every Friday (27km)
- Landerneau: market every Tuesday & Friday (27km)
- Lannilis: market every Wednesday all day (29km)
- Douarnenez: market every Wednesday & Monday & Friday (30km)
- Pont-Croix: market every Thursday (30km)
- Audierne: market every Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Roscanvel and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Roscanvel map below.
Aquarium Océanopolis (12km)
Enclos-paroissial Plougastel-Daoulas (15km); Argol (19km); La Roche Maurice (31km); La Martyre (32km); Sizun (36km); Locmelar (39km); Bodilis (40km); Lampaul-Guimiliau (43km)
Grand Site Of France Pointe du Raz (33km)
Heritage Site Camaret-sur-Mer tour dorée (Vauban fortifications) (5km)
Recommended Detour Saint-Renan (14km)
Regional Natural Parc Armorique (21km)
Remarkable Garden Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (10km); Jardin du château de Lanniron (48km); Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (48km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Baie de Douarnenez (9km); Pointe de Penhir (9km); Menez-Hom (25km)
Town Of Art And History Quimper (48km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Brest (10km); Quimper (48km)
Map of places to visit near Roscanvel & Location Information
Distance to Roscanvel
from Quimper (local prefecture): 48 km
from Paris: 511 km
from Calais: 546 km
from Nice: 1045 km
from Bordeaux: 491 km
from Strasbourg: 907 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 1 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Roscanvel): Camaret.
Finistere is in the north-west of France. Most visitors Most UK visitors arrive by car from one of the many cross-channel ports along the Brittany and Normandy coast. These are typically within 2 hours drive. For driving distances to Roscanvel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Roscanvel