Gourlizon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gourlizon in Finistere

Photo is of Douarnenez at 9 km from Gourlizon

Visit Gourlizon: highlights and tourist information

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Gourlizon 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 Gourlizon in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Douarnenez at 9 km and Locronan at 10 km.

Gourlizon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 9 km (direction north-west)

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

See Douarnenez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction north-east)

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

See Locronan guide


at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Quimper guide
Parc botanique de Cornouaille

Parc botanique de Cornouaille

Garden at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Parc botanique de Cornouaille guide


at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sainte-Marine guide


at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Pont-Croix guide
Pont l\'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Benodet guide


at 20 km (direction west)

The picturesque harbour area and the proximity of beaches combine to endure the popularity...

See Audierne guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Loctudy guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Beg-Meil guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La-Foret-Fouesnant guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Morgat guide


at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Crozon guide

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Map of places to visit near Gourlizon


Markets in and near Gourlizon

  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (9km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (13km)
  • Pont-Croix: market Thursday (17km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (17km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (20km)
  • Audierne: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Loctudy: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (23km)

More information about Gourlizon, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Gourlizon, France

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


  • Océanopolis (43km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Argol (26km)
  • Pleyben (32km)
  • Brasparts (39km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (40km)
  • Lannedern (42km)
  • Sizun (45km)
  • Commana (50km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (35km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (13km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (13km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (17km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (37km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (44km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Menez-Hom (23km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (26km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (37km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (37km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (39km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (44km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (44km)

Geography and distances

Gourlizon is in the north-west of France at 13 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Gourlizon is 497 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gourlizon

Canton: Plogastel-Saint-Germain

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29710

Distance to Gourlizon

from Quimper (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 497 km

from Calais: 549 km

from Nice: 1013 km

from Bordeaux: 453 km

from Strasbourg: 890 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 Gourlizon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Guengat, Landudec, Le Juch, Plogastel-Saint-Germain, Ploneis and Pouldergat.

This page in French: Visiter Gourlizon