Cotes-d'Armor places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Cotes-d'Armor department of Brittany. See also our Cotes-d'Armor guide.

Cotes-d'Armor sightseeing and tourist information

photo of Cap Frehel

Cap Frehel

Cap-Fréhel is a scenic clifftop, viewpoint and coastal path [...]

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photo of Cote de Granit Rose

Cote de Granit Rose

The pink rocks and blue seas of the Cote de Granit Rose make it one of the prettiest coastlines in France [...]

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photo of Dinan


The extensive medieval centre of the walled town of Dinan ensure its popularity - one of our favourite Brittany tow [...]

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photo of Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

Attraction or village? The Forges des Salles was a 19th century village for workers in the forges, now restored as [...]

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photo of Ile Brehat

Ile Brehat

The views and landscapes of the small island of Ile-Bréhat can be explored on foot or by bike; a lovely escape fro [...]

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photo of Lannion


Although Lannion is now associated with hi-tech industries, you will also find an interesting historical centre [...]

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photo of Moncontour


The highlight in Moncontour is exploring the streets of half-timbered houses within the medieval defensive walls [...]

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photo of Paimpol


The harbour and the traditional small houses combine to make Paimpol a very interesting town to explore [...]

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photo of Perros-Guirec


Peros-Guirec is a popular town in the heart of the beautiful Cote de Granit Rose [...]

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photo of Plancoet


Quiet when compared with the coast towns in Brittany, Plancoet and the nearby valley of the Arguenon river merit ex [...]

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photo of Pontrieux


The canals, river and port in Pontrieux - and the famous washhouses - make it a very scenic town to explore [...]

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photo of Saint-Brieuc


A lively local town rather than a tourist town, Saint-Brieuc has a substantial cathedral and a historic centre to v [...]

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photo of Tregastel


The resort of Tregastel has one of the nicest beaches in the area, and we also enjoyed following the coast path nea [...]

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photo of Treguier


The cathedral and the 15th century half-timbered houses combine to make Treguier a particularly interesting town to [...]

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For more information about the department see the detailed Cotes-d'Armor travel guide

Market towns & days in Cotes-d'Armor

all markets in morning unless otherwise stated

Binic: Thursday
Broons: Wednesday
Callac: Wednesday all day
Chatelaudren: Monday
Dinan: Thursday
Erquy: Saturday
Etables-sur-Mer: Tuesday
Guingamp: Saturday all day & Friday
Lamballe: Thursday all day
Lancieux: Tuesday & Tuesday
Lannion: Thursday
Lanvollon: Friday
Loudeac: Saturday
Matignon: Wednesday
Paimpol: Tuesday
Penvenan: Saturday
Perros-Guirec: Friday
Plancoet: Saturday
Pleneuf-Val-Andre: Tuesday & Friday
Plerin: Sunday
Plestin-les-Greves: Sunday
Pleubian: Saturday
Ploeuc-sur-Lie: Thursday
Plouaret: Tuesday
Plouezec: Saturday
Plouha: Wednesday
Quintin: Tuesday
Rostrenen: Tuesday
Saint-Brieuc: Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday
Saint-Cast-le-Guildo: Monday (high season only)
Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer: Friday
Saint-Quay-Portrieux: Monday & Friday
Trebeurden: Tuesday
Tregastel: Monday (high season only)
Treguier: Wednesday

Selected tourist attractions in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The following sites have received official "tourist classifications"...

Zoo or wildlife park

Zooparc de Trégomeur

4* Towns in Bloom

Lannion: Tourist guide

Pontrieux: Tourist guide




Towns of Art and History

Dinan: Tourist guide

Sites of Natural Beauty

Cap Frehel

Secteur Sauvegardé (protected historical town centre)

Dinan: Tourist guide

Treguier: Tourist guide

Listed 'Remarkable Gardens'

Jardin du Botrain

Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu

Jardin du Colombier

Jardin du Grand Launay

Jardin du Kestellic

Jardins de Kerdalo

towns classified as Recommended Detours

Dinan: Tourist guide

Paimpol: Tourist guide

National Monuments

Maison Ernest Renan

Grand Sites of France

Beauport Abbey

Cap d'Erquy / Cap Frehel


Aquarium marin de Trégastel