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Photo is of Locronan at 8 km from Cast

Visit Cast: highlights and tourist information

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Cast is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Locronan at 8 km and Le Faou at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cast, 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 Cast in Brittany.

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

Locronan

Locronan

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction south-west)

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

See Locronan guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

The attractive harbour and traditional wooden houses explain why...

See Le Faou guide
Douarnenez

Douarnenez

Seaside resort at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

Tourism based around the beaches and pleasure port have...

See Douarnenez guide
Quimper

Quimper

at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

The important town of Quimper is also one of...

See Quimper guide
 
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Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 19 km (direction north-west)

The Armorique regional park is a lovely way to...

See Armorique Regional Park guide
Crozon

Crozon

at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Crozon guide
Morgat

Morgat

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Morgat guide
Pont-Croix

Pont-Croix

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pont-Croix guide
Benodet

Benodet

at 32 km (direction south)

The long established resort of Benodet has a very...

See Benodet guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pont l'Abbe guide
Audierne

Audierne

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Audierne guide
Landerneau

Landerneau

at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Landerneau guide
Camaret

Camaret

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

The pleasure port, local beaches, historic monuments and prehistoric standing...

See Camaret guide
Concarneau

Concarneau

at 36 km (direction south-east)

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

See Concarneau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cast

 
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Markets in and near Cast

  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (6km)
  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (16km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (18km)
  • Crozon: market Monday (28km)
  • Pont-Croix: market Thursday (29km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (31km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (31km)
  • Rosporden: market Thursday (32km)

Hotels near Cast

More information about Cast, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Cast, France

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

Aquarium

  • Océanopolis (34km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Pleyben (15km)
  • Argol (16km)
  • Brasparts (21km)
  • Lannedern (24km)
  • Sizun (28km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (29km)
  • Commana (31km)
  • La Martyre (33km)
  • Locmelar (33km)
  • La Roche Maurice (35km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (38km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (38km)
  • Guimiliau (38km)
  • Bodilis (41km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (43km)
  • Plougonven (51km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (47km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (18km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (18km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (25km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (30km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (36km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Menez-Hom (10km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (26km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (35km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (37km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cast is in the north-west of France at 18 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Cast is 484 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cast

Canton: Châteaulin

Arrondissement: Châteaulin

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29150

Distance to Cast

from Quimper (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 484 km

from Calais: 532 km

from Nice: 1010 km

from Bordeaux: 459 km

from Strasbourg: 878 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 Cast from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateaulin, Quemeneven and Saint-Coulitz.

This page in French: Visiter Cast

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