Caurel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Forges des Salles at 7 km from Caurel

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Caurel in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Forges des Salles at 7 km and Pontivy at 17 km.

Caurel, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Forges des Salles guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east), in the Morbihan department

Pontivy is particularly interesting because it has a medieval old town and...

See Pontivy guide
Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 17 km (direction south-south-east), in the Morbihan department

The Chateau de Pontivy has dominated the centre of Pontivy in Morbihan...

See Chateau de Pontivy guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

The highlight in Moncontour is exploring the streets of half-timbered houses within...

See Moncontour guide
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at 39 km (direction north-east)

Saint-Brieuc has a cathedral and a historic centre with several medieval houses...

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

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

Church at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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


at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Guingamp guide
Pointe du Roselier

Pointe du Roselier

at 45 km (direction north-east)

The Pointe du Roselier is a beautiful view of the cliffs and...

See Pointe du Roselier guide


Seaside resort at 46 km (direction north-north-east)

Binic is a small seaside resort with an attractive harbour and several...

See Binic guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Pedernec guide


at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Morbihan department

The castle and the river are the centre of your visit to...

See Josselin guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Morbihan department

The Chateau de Josselin has a 1000 year history and includes both...

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 51 km (direction north-north-east)

Saint-Quay-Portrieux is a small resort in Brittany, with a sandy beach and...

See Saint-Quay-Portrieux guide


at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Finistere department

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

See Guerlesquin guide

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Markets in and near Caurel

  • Pontivy: market Monday all day (17km)
  • Rostrenen: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Loudeac: market Saturday (21km)
  • Quintin: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Ploeuc-sur-Lie: market Thursday (25km)
  • Callac: market Wednesday all day (36km)
  • Chatelaudren: market Monday (36km)
  • Baud: market Saturday (38km)
  • Saint-Brieuc: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (38km)
  • Guingamp: market Saturday all day & Friday (40km)

More information about Caurel, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Caurel, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Botrain (4km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (20km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Guerlédan (2km)
  • Source - Rance (38km)
  • Menez Bré (45km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (5km)
  • Quintin (23km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (42km)

Geography and distances

Caurel is in the north-west of France at 39 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Caurel is 403 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Caurel

Canton: Mûr-de-Bretagne

Arrondissement: Guingamp

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22530

Distance to Caurel

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 403 km

from Calais: 465 km

from Nice: 940 km

from Bordeaux: 420 km

from Strasbourg: 797 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 Caurel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Aignan, Saint-Gelven, Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche and Saint-Mayeux.

This page in French: Visiter Caurel


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