Baye tourism and travel guide

Photo of Baye in Finistere

Photo is of Quimperle at 4 km from Baye

Visit Baye: highlights and tourist information

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Baye 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 Baye in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Quimperle at 4 km and Clohars-Carnoet at 7 km.

Baye, 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 extremely pretty centre of Quimperlé make it one of the loveliest small towns...

See Quimperle guide


at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

Clohars Carnoet is home to the pretty port of Doelan and the port of...

See Clohars-Carnoet guide


at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Pont-Aven guide


at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

Port Manec'h is an attractive seaside village which became popular in the Belle Epoque....

See Port-Manech guide


at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

Kerascoet is a beautiful hamlet of thatched cottages near to the sea and the...

See Kerascoet guide


at 16 km (direction east-south-east), in the Morbihan department

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

See Lorient guide


at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Concarneau guide
Chateau Keriolet

Chateau Keriolet

Castle at 23 km (direction west)

The Chateau de Keriolet is an attractive 19th century chateau near to the coastal...

See Chateau Keriolet guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Morbihan department

Port Louis is a pleasant town with a citadel and a large sandy beach....

See Port-Louis guide
Ile de Groix

Ile de Groix

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

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

See Ile de Groix guide


at 29 km (direction west)

La Forêt-Fouesnant is a small village with the third largest marina in southern Brittany....

See La-Foret-Fouesnant guide


at 31 km (direction west)

Beg-Meil is a popular tourist spot and home to some very pretty beaches and...

See Beg-Meil guide
Iles des Glenan

Iles des Glenan

Island at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Iles des Glenan guide


at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Benodet guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Baye


Markets in and near Baye

  • Quimperle: market Friday all day (4km)
  • Moelan-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Pont-Aven: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Guidel: market Wednesday & Sunday (11km)
  • Nevez: market Saturday (15km)
  • Ploemeur: market Sunday (19km)
  • Rosporden: market Thursday (20km)
  • Lorient: market Wednesday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Lanester: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Larmor-Plage: market Sunday (24km)

More information about Baye, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Baye, France

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

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Pleyben (49km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (26km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Victor Chevassu (22km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (36km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (40km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (40km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (41km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Mousterlin (31km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (34km)
  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (53km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (54km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (16km)

Geography and distances

Baye is in the north-west of France at 40 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Baye is 453 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Baye

Canton: Quimperlé

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29300

Distance to Baye

from Quimper (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 453 km

from Calais: 523 km

from Nice: 960 km

from Bordeaux: 408 km

from Strasbourg: 844 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 Baye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Trevoux, Mellac, Moelan-sur-Mer, Quimperle and Tremeven.

This page in French: Visiter Baye