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Chateauneuf-du-Faou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chateauneuf-du-Faou in Finistere

Photo is of Huelgoat at 20 km from Chateauneuf-du-Faou

Visit Chateauneuf-du-Faou: highlights and tourist information

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Chateauneuf-du-Faou is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Huelgoat at 20 km and Le Faou at 29 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chateauneuf-du-Faou, 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 Chateauneuf-du-Faou in Brittany.

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



at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

The walk through the ancient forest that is accessed from...

See Huelgoat guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

The attractive harbour and traditional wooden houses explain why Le Faou is...

See Le Faou guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Quimper guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Locronan guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Concarneau guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

The Armorique regional park is a lovely way to enjoy the countryside...

See Armorique Regional Park guide


at 38 km (direction south)

The watermills and harbour area give Pont-Aven its own special...

See Pont-Aven guide


Seaside resort at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Douarnenez guide


at 40 km (direction south-east)

The extremely pretty centre of Quimperlé make it one of the loveliest...

See Quimperle guide


at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Guerlesquin guide


at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Benodet guide


at 43 km (direction south-west)

The pleasure port is the center of activity in the lively...

See Morlaix guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Landerneau guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pont l'Abbe guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chateauneuf-du-Faou


Markets in and near Chateauneuf-du-Faou

  • Gourin: market Monday all day (16km)
  • Huelgoat: market Thursday (20km)
  • Carhaix-Plouguer: market Saturday all day (20km)
  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (21km)
  • Rosporden: market Thursday (26km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (30km)
  • Concarneau: market Monday & Friday (36km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (36km)
  • Pont-Aven: market Tuesday (37km)

More information about Chateauneuf-du-Faou, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Chateauneuf-du-Faou, France

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

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Pleyben (12km)
  • Lannedern (14km)
  • Brasparts (16km)
  • Commana (27km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (30km)
  • Sizun (31km)
  • Locmelar (35km)
  • Guimiliau (36km)
  • Argol (38km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (38km)
  • Plougonven (38km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (38km)
  • La Martyre (39km)
  • La Roche Maurice (42km)
  • Bodilis (44km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (46km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Trévarez (4km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (20km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (30km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (30km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (42km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (21km)
  • Menez-Hom (31km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (40km)
  • Menez Bré (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (52km)

Geography and distances

Chateauneuf-du-Faou is in the north-west of France at 30 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Chateauneuf-du-Faou is 460 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateauneuf-du-Faou

Canton: Châteauneuf-du-Faou

Arrondissement: Châteaulin

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29520

Distance to Chateauneuf-du-Faou

from Quimper (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 460 km

from Calais: 511 km

from Nice: 990 km

from Bordeaux: 447 km

from Strasbourg: 854 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 Chateauneuf-du-Faou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Laz, Saint-Goazec and Saint-Thois.

This page in French: Visiter Chateauneuf-du-Faou

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