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Gouesnou tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gouesnou: highlights and tourist information

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Gouesnou is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 57 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Gouesnou is 503 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Landerneau at 16 km and Camaret at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gouesnou, 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 Gouesnou 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 Gouesnou

Markets in and near Gouesnou

  • Brest: market every day (7km)
  • Saint-Renan: market Saturday all day (12km)
  • Lannilis: market Wednesday all day (14km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Ploudalmezeau: market Friday (17km)
  • Lesneven: market Monday all day (18km)
  • Plouguerneau: market Thursday (18km)
  • Crozon: market Monday (23km)
  • Le Conquet: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Brignogan-Plage: market Friday - seasonal market only (26km)

More information about Gouesnou, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Gouesnou, France

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


  • Océanopolis (7km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougastel-Daoulas (11km)
  • La Roche Maurice (20km)
  • La Martyre (22km)
  • Argol (25km)
  • Bodilis (27km)
  • Sizun (29km)
  • Locmelar (29km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (32km)
  • Guimiliau (35km)
  • Commana (38km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (39km)
  • Brasparts (41km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (43km)
  • Pleyben (44km)
  • Lannedern (45km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (12km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (7km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (47km)
  • Jardin exotique (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de Penhir (25km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (25km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (26km)
  • Menez-Hom (31km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (40km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (7km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gouesnou

Canton: Brest-L'Hermitage-Gouesnou

Arrondissement: Brest

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29850

Distance to Gouesnou

from Quimper (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 503 km

from Calais: 532 km

from Nice: 1046 km

from Bordeaux: 499 km

from Strasbourg: 899 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bohars, Bourg-Blanc, Guipavas, Le Relecq-Kerhuon and Plabennec.

This page in French: Visiter Gouesnou

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