Concarneau tourism and travel guide

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Visit Concarneau: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Now listed as a town of art and history, you will find lots of interesting monuments in Concarneau

Concarneau is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Concarneau. For detailed visitor information see the Concarneau travel guide.

Attractions in Concarneau

The Chateau de Keriolet is an attractive 19th century chateau near to the coastal town of Concarneau.: Chateau Keriolet

Tourist classifications for Concarneau include "town of art and history".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La-Foret-Fouesnant at 6 km and Beg-Meil at 7 km.

Concarneau, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau Keriolet

Chateau Keriolet

Castle at 2 km (direction north-east)

The Chateau de Keriolet is an attractive 19th century chateau near to the coastal...

See Chateau Keriolet guide


at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

La Forêt-Fouesnant is a small village with the third largest marina in southern Brittany....

See La-Foret-Fouesnant guide


at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

Beg-Meil is a popular tourist spot and home to some very pretty beaches and...

See Beg-Meil guide


at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

Kerascoet is a beautiful hamlet of thatched cottages near to the sea and the...

See Kerascoet guide


at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Pont-Aven guide


at 14 km (direction west)

The long established resort of Benodet has a very scenic harbour for your promenade!...

See Benodet guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

Port Manec'h is an attractive seaside village which became popular in the Belle Epoque....

See Port-Manech guide


at 18 km (direction west)

Sainte-Marine is a small seaside resort on the estuary of the river Olot....

See Sainte-Marine guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

The important town of Quimper is also one of the most visited in Brittany,...

See Quimper guide
Iles des Glenan

Iles des Glenan

Island at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

The uninhabited islands of the Glenan archipelago are now a popular nature reserve and...

See Iles des Glenan guide


at 19 km (direction west)

Loctudy is an important fishing town famous for its langoustines....

See Loctudy guide
Parc botanique de Cornouaille

Parc botanique de Cornouaille

Garden at 21 km (direction west)

The Botanic Park of Cornouaille is a lovely park with large collections of hydrangeas,...

See Parc botanique de Cornouaille guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 23 km (direction west)

One of the quieter towns in Finistere, the port in Pont-l'Abbé and the walk...

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

Clohars Carnoet is home to the pretty port of Doelan and the port of...

See Clohars-Carnoet guide

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

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Markets in and near Concarneau

Market days in Concarneau: weekly market: Monday & Friday;

  • Concarneau: market Monday & Friday (0km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (8km)
  • Nevez: market Saturday (11km)
  • Rosporden: market Thursday (11km)
  • Pont-Aven: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (13km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (19km)
  • Loctudy: market Tuesday (20km)

More information about Concarneau, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Concarneau, France

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

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Pleyben (39km)
  • Argol (51km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (47km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (18km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (19km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (19km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (32km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Mousterlin (8km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (18km)
  • Menez-Hom (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (39km)

Geography and distances

Concarneau is in the north-west of France at 19 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Concarneau is 476 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Concarneau

Canton: Concarneau

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29900

Distance to Concarneau

from Quimper (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 476 km

from Calais: 539 km

from Nice: 982 km

from Bordeaux: 424 km

from Strasbourg: 867 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 Concarneau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Foret-Fouesnant and Tregunc.

This page in French: Visiter Concarneau