Audierne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Audierne: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The picturesque harbour area and the proximity of beaches combine to endure the popularity of Audierne

Audierne is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Audierne. For detailed visitor information see the Audierne travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Audierne in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ile-de-Sein at 15 km and Douarnenez at 17 km.

Audierne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

The Collegiale Church of Notre-Dame de Roscudon and the narow surrounding streets...

See Pont-Croix guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west)

As well as lovely scenery you will also enjoy exploring the village...

See Ile-de-Sein guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

Tourism based around the beaches and pleasure port have largely overtaken fishing...

See Douarnenez guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

The long sandy beach at Morgat has been the centre of activity...

See Morgat guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

The Crozon peninsula in western Brittany has an ideal combination of villages,...

See Crozon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

Locronan, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' is one of...

See Locronan guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

The pleasure port, local beaches, historic monuments and prehistoric standing stones nearby...

See Camaret guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

One of the quieter towns in Finistere, the port in Pont-l'Abbé and...

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 33 km (direction east)

The important town of Quimper is also one of the most visited...

See Quimper guide


at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

The long established resort of Benodet has a very scenic harbour for...

See Benodet guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 38 km (direction north-east)

The Armorique regional park is a lovely way to enjoy the countryside...

See Armorique Regional Park guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-east)

The attractive harbour and traditional wooden houses explain why Le Faou is...

See Le Faou guide
Le Conquet

Le Conquet

at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

The surrounding rocky coastline is the main attraction here, and the village...

See Le Conquet guide


at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

Now listed as a town of art and history, you will find...

See Concarneau guide

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Markets in and near Audierne

Market days in Audierne: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Audierne: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Pont-Croix: market Thursday (4km)
  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (18km)
  • Crozon: market Monday (25km)
  • Penmarch: market Friday (28km)
  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (29km)
  • Guilvinec: market Sunday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Guilvinec: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (33km)

More information about Audierne, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Audierne, France

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


  • Océanopolis (42km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Argol (30km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (41km)
  • Pleyben (48km)
  • Brasparts (53km)
  • Sizun (55km)
  • Commana (61km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (15km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (32km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (33km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (33km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de Penhir (26km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (26km)
  • Menez-Hom (32km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (42km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (43km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (53km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (41km)

Geography and distances

Audierne is in the north-west of France at 33 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Audierne is 516 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Audierne

Canton: Pont-Croix

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29770

Distance to Audierne

from Quimper (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 516 km

from Calais: 565 km

from Nice: 1031 km

from Bordeaux: 467 km

from Strasbourg: 910 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beuzec-Cap-Sizun, Esquibien, Goulien, Plouhinec, Pont-Croix and Primelin.

This page in French: Visiter Audierne