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

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.

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

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Camaret

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

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

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

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (15km)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Camaret 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 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