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Edern tourism and travel guide

Photo of Edern in Finistere

Photo is of Quimper at 15 km from Edern

Visit Edern: highlights and tourist information

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Edern is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

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

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!



at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Quimper guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Locronan guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Faou guide


Seaside resort at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Douarnenez guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Concarneau guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Benodet guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Armorique Regional Park guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pont-Aven guide


at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Huelgoat guide


at 39 km (direction west)

The Collegiale Church of Notre-Dame de Roscudon and the narow surrounding...

See Pont-Croix guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Quimperle guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Crozon guide


Seaside resort at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Morgat guide

... 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

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

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

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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