Argol tourism and travel guide

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Visit Argol: highlights and tourist information

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Argol is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 32 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Argol is 495 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Argol include "enclos-paroissial".

Popular places to visit nearby include Armorique Regional Park at 8 km and Le Faou at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Argol, 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 Argol in Brittany.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Argol

Markets in and near Argol

  • Crozon: market Monday (13km)
  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (17km)
  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (17km)
  • Brest: market every day (21km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Pont-Croix: market Thursday (26km)
  • Audierne: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Saint-Renan: market Saturday all day (31km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (32km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (35km)

More information about Argol, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Argol, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Argol.

Aquarium

  • Océanopolis (18km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougastel-Daoulas (15km)
  • Sizun (25km)
  • La Martyre (25km)
  • Pleyben (26km)
  • La Roche Maurice (27km)
  • Brasparts (27km)
  • Locmelar (29km)
  • Lannedern (32km)
  • Commana (33km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (34km)
  • Bodilis (35km)
  • Guimiliau (36km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (40km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (41km)
  • Plougonven (54km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (39km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (57km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (31km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (21km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (32km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (39km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (41km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Menez-Hom (7km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (23km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (23km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (30km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (37km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (21km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Argol

Canton: Crozon

Arrondissement: Châteaulin

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29560

Distance to Argol

from Quimper (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 495 km

from Calais: 537 km

from Nice: 1026 km

from Bordeaux: 475 km

from Strasbourg: 890 km

Getting here

Argol 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 Argol from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Landevennec, Saint-Nic and Telgruc-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Argol