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Fouesnant tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fouesnant: highlights and tourist information

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Fouesnant is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 13 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Fouesnant is 482 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Fouesnant

The uninhabited islands of the Glenan archipelago are now a popular nature reserve and diving centre: Iles des Glenan

Popular places to visit nearby include Benodet at 7 km and Concarneau at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fouesnant, 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 Fouesnant 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 Fouesnant


Markets in and near Fouesnant

Market days in Fouesnant: weekly market: Friday; seasonal market: Wednesday;

  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (0km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (6km)
  • Concarneau: market Monday & Friday (8km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (13km)
  • Loctudy: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Rosporden: market Thursday (16km)
  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (16km)
  • Nevez: market Saturday (18km)

More information about Fouesnant, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Fouesnant, France

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

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Pleyben (37km)
  • Argol (45km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (11km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (13km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (13km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Mousterlin (5km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (20km)
  • Menez-Hom (40km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fouesnant

Canton: Fouesnant

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29170

Distance to Fouesnant

from Quimper (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 482 km

from Calais: 544 km

from Nice: 990 km

from Bordeaux: 430 km

from Strasbourg: 874 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clohars-Fouesnant, La Foret-Fouesnant, Pleuven and Saint-Evarzec.

This page in French: Visiter Fouesnant

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