Gouesnach tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gouesnach in Finistere

Photo is of Sainte-Marine at 4 km from Gouesnach

Visit Gouesnach: highlights and tourist information

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Gouesnach is situated in the Finistere 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 Gouesnach in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Marine at 4 km and Benodet at 5 km.

Gouesnach, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

Sainte-Marine is a small seaside resort on the estuary of the river Olot....

See Sainte-Marine guide


at 5 km (direction south)

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

See Benodet guide
Parc botanique de Cornouaille

Parc botanique de Cornouaille

Garden at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

The Botanic Park of Cornouaille is a lovely park with large collections of hydrangeas,...

See Parc botanique de Cornouaille guide


at 8 km (direction east)

Beg-Meil is a popular tourist spot and home to some very pretty beaches and...

See Beg-Meil guide
Pont l\'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

The important town of Quimper is also one of the most visited in Brittany,...

See Quimper guide


at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

Loctudy is an important fishing town famous for its langoustines....

See Loctudy guide


at 10 km (direction east)

La Forêt-Fouesnant is a small village with the third largest marina in southern Brittany....

See La-Foret-Fouesnant guide
Chateau Keriolet

Chateau Keriolet

Castle at 16 km (direction east)

The Chateau de Keriolet is an attractive 19th century chateau near to the coastal...

See Chateau Keriolet guide


at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Concarneau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Locronan guide
Iles des Glenan

Iles des Glenan

Island at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

The uninhabited islands of the Glenan archipelago are now a popular nature reserve and...

See Iles des Glenan guide


Seaside resort at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Douarnenez guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

Kerascoet is a beautiful hamlet of thatched cottages near to the sea and the...

See Kerascoet guide

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Map of places to visit near Gouesnach


Markets in and near Gouesnach

  • Combrit: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (4km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (8km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (9km)
  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (10km)
  • Loctudy: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Concarneau: market Monday & Friday (15km)
  • Guilvinec: market Sunday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Guilvinec: market Tuesday (18km)

More information about Gouesnach, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Gouesnach, France

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

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Pleyben (37km)
  • Argol (40km)
  • Brasparts (45km)
  • Lannedern (46km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (4km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (10km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (10km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Mousterlin (10km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (23km)
  • Menez-Hom (35km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (53km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (53km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Gouesnach is in the north-west of France at 10 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Gouesnach is 489 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gouesnach

Canton: Fouesnant

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29950

Distance to Gouesnach

from Quimper (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 489 km

from Calais: 548 km

from Nice: 998 km

from Bordeaux: 437 km

from Strasbourg: 881 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 Gouesnach from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benodet, Clohars-Fouesnant, Combrit, Pleuven and Plomelin.

This page in French: Visiter Gouesnach