Concarneau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Concarneau in Finistere

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

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.

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Benodet at 14 km and Quimper at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Concarneau, 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 Concarneau in Brittany.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Concarneau

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

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 prieuré de Locmaria (19km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (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

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

Concarneau is in the north-west of France. 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