Cavan tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pedernec at 10 km from Cavan

Visit Cavan: highlights and tourist information

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Cavan 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 Cavan in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pedernec at 10 km and La Roche-Derrien at 10 km.

Cavan, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pedernec guide
La Roche-Derrien

La Roche-Derrien

at 10 km (direction north-east)

La Roche-Derrien is a village with medieval origins ad several medieval houses...

See La Roche-Derrien guide


at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

Lannion is an interesting detour, with several medieval houses and a pretty...

See Lannion guide


at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

Brelevenez is a region of Lannion with a beautiful staircase leading to...

See Brelevenez guide
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at 14 km (direction east)

The canals, river and port in Pontrieux - and the famous washhouses...

See Pontrieux guide


at 15 km (direction north-east)

The cathedral and the 15th century half-timbered houses combine to make Treguier...

See Treguier guide
Treguier cathedral

Treguier cathedral

Cathedral at 15 km (direction north-east)

Tréguier cathedral is a gothic style cathedral with a beautiful cloister...

See Treguier cathedral guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

Pleumeur-Bodou is a small town in north Brittany with several popular tourist...

See Pleumeur-Bodou guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

Peros-Guirec is a popular town in the heart of the beautiful Cote...

See Perros-Guirec guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction north-west)

The resort of Tregastel has one of the nicest beaches in the...

See Tregastel guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

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

Church at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours guide
Cote de Granit Rose

Cote de Granit Rose

Scenery at 19 km (direction north-west)

The pink rocks and blue seas of the Cote de Granit Rose...

See Cote de Granit Rose guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

Trebeurden is a small resort with a sandy beach on the pretty...

See Trebeurden guide

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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

What to do at Cavan? 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

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

Cavan is in the north-west of France at 46 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Cavan is 418 kilometres from Paris).

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

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


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