Briec tourism and travel guide

Photo of Briec in Finistere

Visit Briec: highlights and tourist information

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Briec is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 14 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Briec is 475 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Quimper at 14 km and Locronan at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Briec, 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 Briec 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 Briec

Markets in and near Briec

  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (13km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (14km)
  • Rosporden: market Thursday (21km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (23km)
  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (24km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (26km)
  • Concarneau: market Monday & Friday (26km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Gourin: market Monday all day (30km)

More information about Briec, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Briec, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Briec.


  • Océanopolis (46km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Pleyben (14km)
  • Brasparts (22km)
  • Lannedern (24km)
  • Argol (29km)
  • Sizun (34km)
  • Commana (35km)
  • Locmelar (39km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (40km)
  • La Martyre (41km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (41km)
  • Guimiliau (43km)
  • La Roche Maurice (44km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (44km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (14km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (14km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (15km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (27km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (35km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Menez-Hom (22km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (28km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (28km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (55km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Briec

Canton: Briec

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29510

Distance to Briec

from Quimper (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 475 km

from Calais: 528 km

from Nice: 998 km

from Bordeaux: 448 km

from Strasbourg: 869 km

Getting here

Briec 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 Briec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Edern, Landrevarzec and Landudal.

This page in French: Visiter Briec