Gouesnou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gouesnou in Finistere

Photo is of Landerneau at 16 km from Gouesnou

Visit Gouesnou: highlights and tourist information

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Gouesnou 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 Gouesnou in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Landerneau at 16 km and Camaret at 22 km.

Gouesnou, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 16 km (direction east)

Among the highlights in the center of Landerneau, the medieval houses next to the...

See Landerneau guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction south-west)

The pleasure port, local beaches, historic monuments and prehistoric standing stones nearby all make...

See Camaret guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 22 km (direction south-east)

The Armorique regional park is a lovely way to enjoy the countryside of Brittany...

See Armorique Regional Park guide


at 23 km (direction south)

The Crozon peninsula in western Brittany has an ideal combination of villages, coastline and...

See Crozon guide
Le Conquet

Le Conquet

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

The surrounding rocky coastline is the main attraction here, and the village of Le...

See Le Conquet guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction south)

The long sandy beach at Morgat has been the centre of activity here for...

See Morgat guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

The attractive harbour and traditional wooden houses explain why Le Faou is now listed...

See Le Faou guide
Ile Molene and Ouessant

Ile Molene and Ouessant

Island at 37 km (direction west)

The remote and barren landscapes of the Molene islands are fascinating and now a...

See Ile Molene and Ouessant guide


Seaside resort at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Douarnenez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-east)

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

See Locronan guide
Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Cathedral at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

The cathedral in Saint-Pol-de-Leon is one of the most interesting medieval cathedrals in the...

See Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

The highlight of your visit to Saint-Pol-de-Léon migh be the 15th century Cathedral Saint-Paul-Aurelien...

See Saint-Pol-de-Leon guide


at 45 km (direction south)

The Collegiale Church of Notre-Dame de Roscudon and the narow surrounding streets are the...

See Pont-Croix guide


Island at 47 km (direction north-east)

The Ile-de-Batz is one of the most popular Brittany islands, with a pretty harbour,...

See Ile-de-Batz guide

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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

  • Baie de Douarnenez (25km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (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

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

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

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