Carantec tourism and travel guide

Photo of Carantec in Finistere

Visit Carantec: highlights and tourist information

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Carantec is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 76 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Carantec is 459 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pol-de-Leon at 5 km and Plouezoch at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Carantec, 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 Carantec 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 Carantec

Markets in and near Carantec

Market days in Carantec: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Carantec: market Thursday (0km)
  • Saint-Pol-de-Leon: market Tuesday all day (6km)
  • Roscoff: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Plougasnou: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Morlaix: market Saturday all day (11km)
  • Plouescat: market Saturday (19km)
  • Locquirec: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Plestin-les-Greves: market Sunday (21km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (21km)
  • Trebeurden: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Carantec, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Carantec, France

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


  • Aquarium marin de Trégastel (35km)
  • Océanopolis (49km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Saint Thégonnec (16km)
  • Guimiliau (21km)
  • Bodilis (21km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (21km)
  • Plougonven (22km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (24km)
  • Locmelar (27km)
  • Commana (28km)
  • La Roche Maurice (30km)
  • La Martyre (31km)
  • Sizun (31km)
  • Lannedern (40km)
  • Brasparts (41km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (47km)

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (7km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin exotique (9km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (11km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (36km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (26km)
  • Île Milliau (26km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (31km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Sept-Îles (40km)
  • Menez Bré (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (16km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Carantec

Canton: Taulé

Arrondissement: Morlaix

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29660

Distance to Carantec

from Quimper (prefecture): 76 km

from Paris: 459 km

from Calais: 485 km

from Nice: 1021 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 856 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Henvic, Locquenole, Plouenan, Roscoff and Saint-Pol-de-Leon.

This page in French: Visiter Carantec