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Camaret tourism and travel guide

Photo of Camaret in Finistere

Visit Camaret: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The pleasure port, local beaches, historic monuments and prehistoric standing stones nearby all make Camaret a popular Brittany destination

Camaret 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 Camaret. For detailed visitor information see the Camaret travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Morgat at 9 km and Le Conquet at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Camaret, 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 Camaret in Brittany.

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

Crozon

Crozon

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

The Crozon peninsula in western Brittany has an ideal combination...

See Crozon guide
Morgat

Morgat

Seaside resort at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Morgat guide
Le Conquet

Le Conquet

at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

The surrounding rocky coastline is the main attraction here, and the village...

See Le Conquet guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Armorique Regional Park guide
 
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Pont-Croix

Pont-Croix

at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pont-Croix guide
Audierne

Audierne

at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Audierne guide
Douarnenez

Douarnenez

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Douarnenez guide
Ile-de-Sein

Ile-de-Sein

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

As well as lovely scenery you will also enjoy exploring...

See Ile-de-Sein guide
Ile Molene and Ouessant

Ile Molene and Ouessant

Island at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

The remote and barren landscapes of the Molene islands...

See Ile Molene and Ouessant guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Le Faou guide
Landerneau

Landerneau

at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

Among the highlights in the center of Landerneau, the medieval...

See Landerneau guide
Locronan

Locronan

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Locronan guide
Quimper

Quimper

at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Quimper guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 53 km (direction south-east)

One of the quieter towns in Finistere, the port...

See Pont l'Abbe guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Finistere

Map of places to visit near Camaret

 
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Markets in and near Camaret

  • Crozon: market Monday (8km)
  • Brest: market every day (15km)
  • Le Conquet: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Saint-Renan: market Saturday all day (17km)
  • Pont-Croix: market Thursday (27km)
  • Audierne: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (29km)
  • Ploudalmezeau: market Friday (30km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Lannilis: market Wednesday all day (33km)

More information about Camaret, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Camaret, France

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

Aquarium

  • Océanopolis (17km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougastel-Daoulas (20km)
  • Argol (21km)
  • La Roche Maurice (36km)
  • La Martyre (37km)
  • Sizun (41km)
  • Locmelar (43km)
  • Bodilis (45km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (47km)
  • Guimiliau (50km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (28km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (17km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (15km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (48km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (48km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de Penhir (4km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (4km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (17km)
  • Menez-Hom (27km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (15km)
 
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Geography and distances

Camaret is in the north-west of France at 48 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Camaret is 515 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Camaret

Canton: Crozon

Arrondissement: Châteaulin

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29570

Distance to Camaret

from Quimper (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 515 km

from Calais: 551 km

from Nice: 1047 km

from Bordeaux: 490 km

from Strasbourg: 910 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 Camaret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Roscanvel.

This page in French: Visiter Camaret

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