Bannalec tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bannalec in Finistere

Photo is of Pont-Aven at 10 km from Bannalec

Visit Bannalec: highlights and tourist information

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Bannalec is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pont-Aven at 10 km and Quimperle at 13 km.

Bannalec, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction south-south-west)

The watermills and harbour area give Pont-Aven its own special appeal...

See Pont-Aven guide


at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

The extremely pretty centre of Quimperlé make it one of the loveliest...

See Quimperle guide


at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Concarneau guide


at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Morbihan department

Due to the fishing industry and war time damage Lorient is not...

See Lorient guide
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at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Quimper guide


at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Benodet guide
Iles des Glenan

Iles des Glenan

Island at 33 km (direction south-west)

The uninhabited islands of the Glenan archipelago are now a popular nature...

See Iles des Glenan guide
Ile de Groix

Ile de Groix

Island at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Morbihan department

With a popular beach, lovely traditional cottages and scenic villages the Ile-de-Groix...

See Ile de Groix guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Pont l'Abbe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Locronan guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

The walk through the ancient forest that is accessed from Huelgoat town...

See Huelgoat guide


Seaside resort at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Douarnenez guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Attraction or village? The Forges des Salles was a 19th century village...

See Forges des Salles guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Faou guide

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Map of places to visit near Bannalec


Markets in and near Bannalec

  • Pont-Aven: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Rosporden: market Thursday (10km)
  • Quimperle: market Friday all day (13km)
  • Moelan-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Nevez: market Saturday (14km)
  • Concarneau: market Monday & Friday (18km)
  • Guidel: market Wednesday & Sunday (22km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (24km)
  • Gourin: market Monday all day (24km)

More information about Bannalec, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Bannalec, France

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

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Pleyben (38km)
  • Lannedern (44km)
  • Brasparts (45km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Trévarez (26km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (31km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (31km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (32km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Mousterlin (26km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (33km)
  • Menez-Hom (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (26km)

Geography and distances

Bannalec is in the north-west of France at 31 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Bannalec is 458 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bannalec

Canton: Bannalec

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29380

Distance to Bannalec

from Quimper (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 458 km

from Calais: 523 km

from Nice: 970 km

from Bordeaux: 419 km

from Strasbourg: 850 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 Bannalec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Trevoux and Saint-Thurien.

This page in French: Visiter Bannalec


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