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Guerlesquin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Guerlesquin: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Guerlesquin, listed as a 'small city of character', is a lovely way to see the traditional granite architecture for which Brittany is renowned

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Guerlesquin. For detailed visitor information see the Guerlesquin travel guide.

Guerlesquin is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 69 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Guerlesquin is 438 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Huelgoat at 20 km and Locquirec at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Guerlesquin, 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 Guerlesquin 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 Guerlesquin


Markets in and near Guerlesquin

  • Plouaret: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Plestin-les-Greves: market Sunday (16km)
  • Callac: market Wednesday all day (17km)
  • Morlaix: market Saturday all day (19km)
  • Locquirec: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Huelgoat: market Thursday (21km)
  • Plougasnou: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Lannion: market Thursday (26km)
  • Carhaix-Plouguer: market Saturday all day (27km)
  • Trebeurden: market Tuesday (28km)

More information about Guerlesquin, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Guerlesquin, France

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


  • Aquarium marin de Trégastel (36km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougonven (9km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (23km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (26km)
  • Commana (29km)
  • Guimiliau (30km)
  • Lannedern (33km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (33km)
  • Locmelar (36km)
  • Brasparts (36km)
  • Sizun (38km)
  • Bodilis (39km)
  • Pleyben (43km)
  • La Martyre (43km)
  • La Roche Maurice (45km)

Grand sites of France

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (22km)
  • Maison Ernest Renan (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Poërop (20km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (34km)
  • Jardin exotique (37km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (40km)
  • Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (40km)
  • Jardin du Kestellic (41km)
  • Jardins de Kerdalo (42km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (44km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Menez Bré (22km)
  • Île Milliau (28km)
  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (29km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (31km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Sept-Îles (42km)
  • Abbaye de Beauport (50km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (53km)
  • Sillon de Talbert (55km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Guerlesquin

Canton: Plouigneau

Arrondissement: Morlaix

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29650

Distance to Guerlesquin

from Quimper (prefecture): 69 km

from Paris: 438 km

from Calais: 475 km

from Nice: 992 km

from Bordeaux: 469 km

from Strasbourg: 834 km

Getting here

Guerlesquin 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 Guerlesquin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Botsorhel, Lanneanou, Le Ponthou, Plouegat-Moysan, Plougras and Plounerin.

This page in French: Visiter Guerlesquin

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