Audierne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Audierne in Finistere

Visit Audierne: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide  To Visit  Attractions 

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

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.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ile-de-Sein at 15 km and Douarnenez at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Audierne, 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 Audierne 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 Audierne

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

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 château de Lanniron (33km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (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

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

Audierne 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 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