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Goulven tourism and travel guide

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Visit Goulven: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Landerneau at 20 km and Saint-Pol-de-Leon at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Goulven, 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 Goulven 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 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

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

Goulven 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 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

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