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Briec tourism and travel guide

Photo of Briec in Finistere

Photo is of Quimper at 14 km from Briec

Visit Briec: highlights and tourist information

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Briec is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

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

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!



at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Quimper guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Locronan guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Douarnenez guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

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

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

See Le Faou guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Concarneau guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Benodet guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Armorique Regional Park guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pont-Aven guide


at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Huelgoat guide


at 37 km (direction west)

The Collegiale Church of Notre-Dame de Roscudon and the narow surrounding streets...

See Pont-Croix guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

The Crozon peninsula in western Brittany has an ideal combination of villages,...

See Crozon guide


Seaside resort at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

The long sandy beach at Morgat has been the centre of activity...

See Morgat guide


at 41 km (direction west)

The picturesque harbour area and the proximity of beaches combine to endure...

See Audierne guide

... 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)

Hotels near Briec

More information about Briec, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Briec, France

What to do at Briec? 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

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

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

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

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