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Dirinon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dirinon in Finistere

Photo is of Landerneau at 6 km from Dirinon

Visit Dirinon: highlights and tourist information

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Dirinon is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Landerneau at 6 km and Armorique Regional Park at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Dirinon, 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 Dirinon in Brittany.

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



at 6 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Landerneau guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 10 km (direction south)

The Armorique regional park is a lovely way to...

See Armorique Regional Park guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Le Faou guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

The Crozon peninsula in western Brittany has an ideal combination...

See Crozon guide


Seaside resort at 26 km (direction south-west)

The long sandy beach at Morgat has been the centre...

See Morgat guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

The pleasure port, local beaches, historic monuments and prehistoric...

See Camaret guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Locronan guide


Seaside resort at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

Tourism based around the beaches and pleasure port have largely overtaken fishing...

See Douarnenez guide
Le Conquet

Le Conquet

at 38 km (direction west)

The surrounding rocky coastline is the main attraction here, and the...

See Le Conquet guide


at 38 km (direction north-east)

The highlight of your visit to Saint-Pol-de-Léon migh be the...

See Saint-Pol-de-Leon guide
Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Cathedral at 38 km (direction north-east)

The cathedral in Saint-Pol-de-Leon is one of the most interesting medieval cathedrals...

See Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral guide


at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Morlaix guide


at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Huelgoat guide


at 42 km (direction north-east)

Think Roscoff is just a ferry terminal? Take time...

See Roscoff guide

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

Map of places to visit near Dirinon


Markets in and near Dirinon

  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • Brest: market every day (16km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (19km)
  • Lesneven: market Monday all day (20km)
  • Crozon: market Monday (24km)
  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (26km)
  • Saint-Renan: market Saturday all day (26km)
  • Lannilis: market Wednesday all day (27km)
  • Plouguerneau: market Thursday (29km)
  • Brignogan-Plage: market Friday - seasonal market only (30km)

Hotels near Dirinon

More information about Dirinon, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Dirinon, France

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


  • Océanopolis (12km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougastel-Daoulas (8km)
  • La Martyre (9km)
  • La Roche Maurice (9km)
  • Sizun (14km)
  • Locmelar (16km)
  • Argol (17km)
  • Bodilis (19km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (20km)
  • Guimiliau (22km)
  • Commana (23km)
  • Brasparts (25km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (27km)
  • Pleyben (29km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (29km)
  • Lannedern (30km)
  • Plougonven (43km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (53km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (26km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (16km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (39km)
  • Jardin exotique (42km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (43km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (44km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (46km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Menez-Hom (20km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (24km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (31km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (31km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (16km)

Geography and distances

Dirinon is in the north-west of France at 46 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Dirinon is 489 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dirinon

Canton: Landerneau

Arrondissement: Brest

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29460

Distance to Dirinon

from Quimper (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 489 km

from Calais: 524 km

from Nice: 1031 km

from Bordeaux: 486 km

from Strasbourg: 885 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 Dirinon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Daoulas, Irvillac, La Forest-Landerneau, Loperhet, Pencran and Saint-Urbain.

This page in French: Visiter Dirinon

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