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Calanhel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Calanhel in Cotes-d'Armor

Photo is of Guerlesquin at 12 km from Calanhel

Visit Calanhel: highlights and tourist information

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Calanhel is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Guerlesquin at 12 km and Huelgoat at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Calanhel, 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 Calanhel in Brittany.

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



at 12 km (direction north-west), in the Finistere department

Guerlesquin, listed as a 'small city of character', is a...

See Guerlesquin guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Finistere department

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

See Huelgoat guide


at 24 km (direction north-east)

Pédernec is a small village with a pretty church and two...

See Pedernec guide
Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

Church at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

The Basilica in Guingamp is an interesting mix of archtectural styles and...

See Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

The centre of Guingamp has several colombage houses and an important basilica...

See Guingamp guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Finistere department

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

See Morlaix guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Finistere department

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

See Locquirec guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

Lannion is an interesting detour, with several medieval houses and a pretty...

See Lannion guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

Brelevenez is a region of Lannion with a beautiful...

See Brelevenez guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Finistere department

At Plouezoc'h you wil enjoy a stroll around the...

See Plouezoch guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

Attraction or village? The Forges des Salles was a 19th century village...

See Forges des Salles guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

Trebeurden is a small resort with a sandy beach on the...

See Trebeurden guide


at 38 km (direction north-east)

The canals, river and port in Pontrieux - and the famous washhouses...

See Pontrieux guide
La Roche-Derrien

La Roche-Derrien

at 38 km (direction north-east)

La Roche-Derrien is a village with medieval origins ad several medieval houses...

See La Roche-Derrien guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cotes-d'Armor

Map of places to visit near Calanhel


Markets in and near Calanhel

  • Callac: market Wednesday all day (5km)
  • Carhaix-Plouguer: market Saturday all day (19km)
  • Plouaret: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Huelgoat: market Thursday (21km)
  • Rostrenen: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Plestin-les-Greves: market Sunday (27km)
  • Guingamp: market Saturday all day & Friday (28km)
  • Morlaix: market Saturday all day (30km)
  • Locquirec: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Lannion: market Thursday (33km)

More information about Calanhel, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Calanhel, France

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


  • Aquarium marin de Trégastel (44km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougonven (19km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (29km)
  • Lannedern (34km)
  • Commana (35km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (36km)
  • Brasparts (38km)
  • Guimiliau (38km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (42km)
  • Pleyben (43km)
  • Locmelar (43km)
  • Sizun (44km)

Grand sites of France

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (34km)
  • Maison Ernest Renan (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Poërop (21km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (22km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (40km)
  • Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (41km)
  • Jardin du Kestellic (44km)
  • Jardins de Kerdalo (44km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (45km)
  • Jardin exotique (49km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Menez Bré (20km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (36km)
  • Île Milliau (38km)
  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (39km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (40km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (41km)
  • Abbaye de Beauport (50km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (47km)

Geography and distances

Calanhel is in the north-west of France at 54 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Calanhel is 431 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Calanhel

Canton: Callac

Arrondissement: Guingamp

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22160

Distance to Calanhel

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 431 km

from Calais: 475 km

from Nice: 981 km

from Bordeaux: 458 km

from Strasbourg: 827 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car, often from a ferry port such as Roscoff or Saint Malo nearby on the northern Brittany coast. For driving distances to Calanhel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Callac, La Chapelle-Neuve, Lohuec, Plourac-H and Plusquellec.

This page in French: Visiter Calanhel

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