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Edern tourism and travel guide

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Visit Edern: highlights and tourist information

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Edern is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 15 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Edern is 474 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Quimper at 15 km and Locronan at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Edern, 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 Edern 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 Edern

Markets in and near Edern

  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (13km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (15km)
  • Rosporden: market Thursday (20km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (24km)
  • Concarneau: market Monday & Friday (26km)
  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (26km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (27km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Gourin: market Monday all day (28km)

More information about Edern, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Edern, France

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


  • Océanopolis (47km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Pleyben (14km)
  • Brasparts (22km)
  • Lannedern (23km)
  • Argol (30km)
  • Sizun (34km)
  • Commana (34km)
  • Locmelar (39km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (39km)
  • La Martyre (41km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (42km)
  • Guimiliau (43km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (44km)
  • La Roche Maurice (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Trévarez (14km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (15km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (15km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (28km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (34km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Menez-Hom (23km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (28km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (28km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (53km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Edern

Canton: Briec

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29510

Distance to Edern

from Quimper (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 474 km

from Calais: 526 km

from Nice: 997 km

from Bordeaux: 447 km

from Strasbourg: 867 km

Getting here

Edern 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 Edern from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Briec, Landudal and Langolen.

This page in French: Visiter Edern

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