Benodet tourism and travel guide

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Visit Benodet: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The long established resort of Benodet has a very scenic harbour for your promenade!

Benodet 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 Benodet. For detailed visitor information see the Benodet 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 Benodet in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Beg-Meil at 7 km and Loctudy at 7 km.

Benodet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction west)

Sainte-Marine is a small seaside resort on the estuary of the river Olot....

See Sainte-Marine guide


at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beg-Meil guide


at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

Loctudy is an important fishing town famous for its langoustines....

See Loctudy guide
Parc botanique de Cornouaille

Parc botanique de Cornouaille

Garden at 7 km (direction west)

The Botanic Park of Cornouaille is a lovely park with large collections of hydrangeas,...

See Parc botanique de Cornouaille guide
Pont l\'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La-Foret-Fouesnant guide


at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Quimper guide


at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Concarneau guide
Chateau Keriolet

Chateau Keriolet

Castle at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau Keriolet guide
Iles des Glenan

Iles des Glenan

Island at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Iles des Glenan guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Kerascoet guide


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

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

See Locronan guide


at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Pont-Aven guide


at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Port-Manech guide

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Map of places to visit near Benodet


Markets in and near Benodet

Market days in Benodet: weekly market: Monday;

  • Benodet: market Monday (0km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (6km)
  • Loctudy: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (10km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (13km)
  • Concarneau: market Monday & Friday (13km)
  • Guilvinec: market Sunday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Guilvinec: market Tuesday (17km)

More information about Benodet, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Benodet, France

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

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Pleyben (40km)
  • Argol (44km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (5km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (13km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (13km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Mousterlin (7km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (19km)
  • Menez-Hom (39km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (57km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (57km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Benodet is in the north-west of France at 13 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Benodet is 488 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Benodet

Canton: Fouesnant

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29950

Distance to Benodet

from Quimper (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 488 km

from Calais: 549 km

from Nice: 995 km

from Bordeaux: 433 km

from Strasbourg: 880 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 Benodet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clohars-Fouesnant, Combrit, Gouesnach, Loctudy, Pleuven and Plomelin.

This page in French: Visiter Benodet