Gouarec tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Forges des Salles at 5 km from Gouarec

Visit Gouarec: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Forges des Salles at 5 km and Pontivy at 23 km.

Gouarec, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

Attraction or village? The Forges des Salles was a 19th century village for workers...

See Forges des Salles guide


at 23 km (direction south-east), in the Morbihan department

Pontivy is particularly interesting because it has a medieval old town and also a...

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Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Morbihan department

The Chateau de Pontivy has dominated the centre of Pontivy in Morbihan since 1485...

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Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

Church at 37 km (direction south-east)

The Basilica in Guingamp is an interesting mix of archtectural styles and includes an...

See Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours guide


at 37 km (direction south-east)

The centre of Guingamp has several colombage houses and an important basilica among its...

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at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

Pédernec is a small village with a pretty church and two chapels near Guingamp...

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at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

The highlight in Moncontour is exploring the streets of half-timbered houses within the medieval...

See Moncontour guide


at 44 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Brieuc guide


at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Finistere department

Guerlesquin, listed as a 'small city of character', is a lovely way to see...

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at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Finistere department

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

See Huelgoat guide


at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Finistere department

The extremely pretty centre of Quimperlé make it one of the loveliest small towns...

See Quimperle guide


Seaside resort at 49 km (direction north-east)

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

See Binic guide
Pointe du Roselier

Pointe du Roselier

at 50 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 54 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Quay-Portrieux guide

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Markets in and near Gouarec

  • Rostrenen: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Pontivy: market Monday all day (24km)
  • Callac: market Wednesday all day (27km)
  • Quintin: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Carhaix-Plouguer: market Saturday all day (30km)
  • Loudeac: market Saturday (32km)
  • Gourin: market Monday all day (33km)
  • Ploeuc-sur-Lie: market Thursday (34km)
  • Guingamp: market Saturday all day & Friday (37km)
  • Chatelaudren: market Monday (38km)

More information about Gouarec, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Gouarec, France

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

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougonven (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Grand Launay (14km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (15km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (41km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Guerlédan (10km)
  • Menez Bré (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (15km)
  • Quintin (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (45km)

Geography and distances

Gouarec is in the north-west of France at 44 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Gouarec is 413 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gouarec

Canton: Gouarec

Arrondissement: Guingamp

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22570

Distance to Gouarec

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 413 km

from Calais: 472 km

from Nice: 950 km

from Bordeaux: 426 km

from Strasbourg: 807 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 Gouarec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Laniscat, Perret, Plelauff, Plouguernevel, Saint-Igeaux and Sainte-Trephine.

This page in French: Visiter Gouarec