Brennilis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brennilis in Finistere

Photo is of Huelgoat at 8 km from Brennilis

Visit Brennilis: highlights and tourist information

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Brennilis 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 Brennilis in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Huelgoat at 8 km and Morlaix at 24 km.

Brennilis, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Huelgoat guide


at 24 km (direction east)

The pleasure port is the center of activity in the lively town of Morlaix...

See Morlaix guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Faou guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

Guerlesquin, listed as a 'small city of character', is a lovely way to see...

See Guerlesquin guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Armorique Regional Park guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

Among the highlights in the center of Landerneau, the medieval houses next to the...

See Landerneau guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

At Plouezoc'h you wil enjoy a stroll around the town, and the view to...

See Plouezoch guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

The highlight of your visit to Saint-Pol-de-Léon migh be the 15th century Cathedral Saint-Paul-Aurelien...

See Saint-Pol-de-Leon guide
Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Cathedral at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

The cathedral in Saint-Pol-de-Leon is one of the most interesting medieval cathedrals in the...

See Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Locronan guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-east)

Locquirec is a quiet tradional Brittany town, visited above all for its sandy beaches...

See Locquirec guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

Think Roscoff is just a ferry terminal? Take time o explore the historic centre!...

See Roscoff guide


at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Quimper guide


Island at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

The Ile-de-Batz is one of the most popular Brittany islands, with a pretty harbour,...

See Ile-de-Batz guide

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Map of places to visit near Brennilis


Markets in and near Brennilis

  • Huelgoat: market Thursday (8km)
  • Carhaix-Plouguer: market Saturday all day (22km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (23km)
  • Morlaix: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (25km)
  • Gourin: market Monday all day (30km)
  • Callac: market Wednesday all day (32km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Carantec: market Thursday (35km)
  • Plestin-les-Greves: market Sunday (37km)

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Tourist attractions near Brennilis, France

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


  • Océanopolis (43km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Lannedern (7km)
  • Commana (10km)
  • Brasparts (10km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (11km)
  • Pleyben (17km)
  • Sizun (18km)
  • Guimiliau (18km)
  • Locmelar (19km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (19km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (21km)
  • Plougonven (21km)
  • La Martyre (26km)
  • Bodilis (27km)
  • La Roche Maurice (29km)
  • Argol (37km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (32km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Poërop (8km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (23km)
  • Jardin exotique (42km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (44km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (44km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (7km)
  • Menez-Hom (32km)
  • Menez Bré (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (19km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Brennilis is in the north-west of France at 44 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Brennilis is 459 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brennilis

Canton: Pleyben

Arrondissement: Châteaulin

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29690

Distance to Brennilis

from Quimper (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 459 km

from Calais: 502 km

from Nice: 1001 km

from Bordeaux: 464 km

from Strasbourg: 855 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 Brennilis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Botmeur, La Feuillee and Loqueffret.

This page in French: Visiter Brennilis