Goulven tourism and travel guide

Photo of Goulven in Finistere

Photo is of Landerneau at 20 km from Goulven

Visit Goulven: highlights and tourist information

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Goulven 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 Goulven in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Landerneau at 20 km and Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral at 24 km.

Goulven, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Landerneau guide
Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Cathedral at 24 km (direction east)

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

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at 24 km (direction 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


Island at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

Think Roscoff is just a ferry terminal? Take time o explore the historic centre!...

See Roscoff guide


at 35 km (direction east)

At Plouezoc'h you wil enjoy a stroll around the town, and the view to...

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at 35 km (direction east)

The pleasure port is the center of activity in the lively town of Morlaix...

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Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 36 km (direction south)

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

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Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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at 45 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Crozon guide


Seaside resort at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Camaret guide
Le Conquet

Le Conquet

at 46 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 47 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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at 48 km (direction east)

Locquirec is a quiet tradional Brittany town, visited above all for its sandy beaches...

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Map of places to visit near Goulven


Markets in and near Goulven

  • Brignogan-Plage: market Friday - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Lesneven: market Monday all day (6km)
  • Plouescat: market Saturday (10km)
  • Plouguerneau: market Thursday (15km)
  • Lannilis: market Wednesday all day (18km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (22km)
  • Saint-Pol-de-Leon: market Tuesday all day (23km)
  • Roscoff: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Ploudalmezeau: market Friday (28km)

More information about Goulven, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Goulven, France

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


  • Océanopolis (28km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Bodilis (17km)
  • La Roche Maurice (19km)
  • La Martyre (22km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (24km)
  • Locmelar (26km)
  • Guimiliau (27km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (28km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (29km)
  • Sizun (30km)
  • Commana (35km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (37km)
  • Argol (43km)
  • Brasparts (44km)
  • Plougonven (45km)
  • Lannedern (47km)
  • Pleyben (51km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (32km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Delasselle (25km)
  • Jardin exotique (26km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (30km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (40km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (47km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (48km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (48km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (28km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (30km)

Geography and distances

Goulven is in the north-west of France at 72 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Goulven is 488 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Goulven

Canton: Lesneven

Arrondissement: Brest

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29890

Distance to Goulven

from Quimper (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 488 km

from Calais: 511 km

from Nice: 1044 km

from Bordeaux: 508 km

from Strasbourg: 885 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 Goulven from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brignogan-Plage, Kerlouan, Kernoues, Lesneven, Plouider, Plouneour-Trez, Saint-Fregant and Treflez.

This page in French: Visiter Goulven