Guengat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Guengat in Finistere

Photo is of Locronan at 6 km from Guengat

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Guengat 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 Guengat in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Locronan at 6 km and Quimper at 9 km.

Guengat, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction )

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

See Locronan guide


at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Quimper guide


Seaside resort at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Douarnenez guide
Parc botanique de Cornouaille

Parc botanique de Cornouaille

Garden at 17 km (direction south)

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-south-east)

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

See Sainte-Marine guide
Pont l\'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 19 km (direction south)

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-south-east)

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

See Benodet guide


at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Pont-Croix guide


at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Beg-Meil guide


at 22 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


at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Loctudy guide


at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Audierne guide
Chateau Keriolet

Chateau Keriolet

Castle at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Keriolet is an attractive 19th century chateau near to the coastal...

See Chateau Keriolet 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

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Map of places to visit near Guengat


Markets in and near Guengat

  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (9km)
  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (11km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (19km)
  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (20km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (20km)
  • Pont-Croix: market Thursday (21km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (22km)
  • Loctudy: market Tuesday (24km)

More information about Guengat, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Guengat, France

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


  • Océanopolis (43km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Argol (24km)
  • Pleyben (27km)
  • Brasparts (34km)
  • Lannedern (37km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (39km)
  • Sizun (42km)
  • Commana (45km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (40km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (53km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (9km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (9km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (17km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (32km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (44km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Menez-Hom (20km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (25km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (39km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (39km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (39km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (39km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (44km)

Geography and distances

Guengat is in the north-west of France at 9 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Guengat is 492 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Guengat

Canton: Douarnenez

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29180

Distance to Guengat

from Quimper (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 492 km

from Calais: 544 km

from Nice: 1009 km

from Bordeaux: 452 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 Guengat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gourlizon, Kerlaz, Le Juch, Plogonnec and Ploneis.

This page in French: Visiter Guengat