Cavan tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cavan: highlights and tourist information

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Cavan is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 46 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Cavan is 418 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Roche-Derrien at 10 km and Lannion at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cavan, 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 Cavan in Brittany.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cotes-d'Armor

Map of places to visit near Cavan

Markets in and near Cavan

  • Lannion: market Thursday (11km)
  • Plouaret: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Treguier: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Penvenan: market Saturday (16km)
  • Perros-Guirec: market Friday (17km)
  • Guingamp: market Saturday all day & Friday (19km)
  • Tregastel: market Monday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Trebeurden: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Plestin-les-Greves: market Sunday (21km)
  • Locquirec: market Wednesday (23km)

More information about Cavan, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Cavan, France

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


  • Aquarium marin de Trégastel (22km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougonven (32km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (46km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (47km)
  • Commana (53km)
  • Lannedern (58km)
  • Brasparts (61km)

Grand sites of France

  • Beauport Abbey (26km)

National Monuments

  • Maison Ernest Renan (15km)
  • Cairn de Barnenez (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (16km)
  • Jardin du Kestellic (16km)
  • Jardins de Kerdalo (17km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (38km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Menez Bré (11km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (19km)
  • Île Milliau (21km)
  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Sept-Îles (26km)
  • Abbaye de Beauport (26km)
  • Sillon de Talbert (30km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (57km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cavan

Canton: Roche-Derrien

Arrondissement: Lannion

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22140

Distance to Cavan

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 418 km

from Calais: 451 km

from Nice: 985 km

from Bordeaux: 476 km

from Strasbourg: 815 km

Getting here

Cavan is in the north-west of France. 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 Cavan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Begard, Berhet, Caouennec-Lanvezeac, Mantallot, Pluzunet, Prat, Quemperven and Tonquedec.

This page in French: Visiter Cavan