Erquy tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Erquy is a small resort near several sandy beaches and the viewpoint at Cap d'Erquy

Erquy is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region.

Important note

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Val-André at 7 km and Cap Frehel at 8 km.

Erquy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 5 km (direction east)

Sables-d'Or-les-Pins is a lovely beach on the Brittany coast...

See Sables-d'Or-les-Pins guide
Le Val-André

Le Val-André

at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

Le Val-André is a family friendly seaside resort on the Brittany coast...

See Le Val-André guide
Cap Frehel

Cap Frehel

at 8 km (direction east)

Cap-Fréhel is a scenic clifftop, viewpoint and coastal path...

See Cap Frehel guide


at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

Plévenon is a small village in Brittany near Cap Fréhel...

See Plevenon guide


Seaside resort at 15 km (direction east)

Saint-cast-le-Guildo is a small seaside resort with a sandy beach and easy...

See Saint-Cast-le-Guildo guide
Pointe du Roselier

Pointe du Roselier

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

The Pointe du Roselier is a beautiful view of the cliffs and...

See Pointe du Roselier guide


Seaside resort at 21 km (direction east)

Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer is a small town on a peninsula in Brittany that is...

See Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

Quiet when compared with the coast towns in Brittany, Plancoet and the...

See Plancoet guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The resort of Saint-Briac-sur-Mer is an attractive destination with lovely views, several...

See Saint-Briac-sur-Mer guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

Saint-Brieuc has a cathedral and a historic centre with several medieval houses...

See Saint-Brieuc guide


Seaside resort at 26 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Saint-Lunaire is a small resort, established west of Dinard in the 19th...

See Saint-Lunaire guide


Seaside resort at 26 km (direction west)

Binic is a small seaside resort with an attractive harbour and several...

See Binic guide


at 27 km (direction west)

Saint-Quay-Portrieux is a small resort in Brittany, with a sandy beach and...

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at 30 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Dinard, estblished as a fashionable resort in the 19th century, is still...

See Dinard guide

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Markets in and near Erquy

Market days in Erquy: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Erquy: market Saturday (0km)
  • Pleneuf-Val-Andre: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Matignon: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Saint-Cast-le-Guildo: market Monday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Lamballe: market Thursday all day (18km)
  • Plancoet: market Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer: market Friday (21km)
  • Lancieux: market Tuesday & Tuesday (23km)
  • Plerin: market Sunday (25km)
  • Saint-Brieuc: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Erquy, France

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

Grand sites of France

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Montmarin (31km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (31km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (49km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Le Grand-Pourier (6km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (7km)
  • Cap Frehel (13km)
  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (15km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (19km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (22km)
  • Cézembre (30km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (31km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (31km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (34km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (36km)
  • Source - Rance (37km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (38km)
  • Île Besnard (38km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (38km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (42km)
  • Île du Guesclin (43km)
  • Abbaye de Beauport (43km)
  • Sillon de Talbert (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Malo (33km)
  • Quintin (41km)
  • Saint-Juvat (44km)
  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (31km)

Geography and distances

Erquy is in the north-west of France at 25 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Erquy is 354 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Erquy

Canton: Pléneuf-Val-André

Arrondissement: Saint-Brieuc

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22430

Distance to Erquy

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 354 km

from Calais: 403 km

from Nice: 927 km

from Bordeaux: 446 km

from Strasbourg: 751 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car, often from a ferry port such as Roscoff or Saint Malo nearby on the northern Brittany coast. For driving distances to Erquy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Plurien.

This page in French: Visiter Erquy