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

Guerlesquin is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

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.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Guerlesquin in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Huelgoat at 20 km and Locquirec at 21 km.

Guerlesquin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Morlaix guide


at 20 km (direction south-west)

The walk through the ancient forest that is accessed from Huelgoat town centre is...

See Huelgoat guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Locquirec guide


at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Plouezoch guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Pédernec is a small village with a pretty church and two chapels near Guingamp...

See Pedernec guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Lannion is an interesting detour, with several medieval houses and a pretty riverfront to...

See Lannion guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Brelevenez is a region of Lannion with a beautiful staircase leading to a medieval...

See Brelevenez guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Trebeurden is a small resort with a sandy beach on the pretty Cote de...

See Trebeurden guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Pleumeur-Bodou is a small town in north Brittany with several popular tourist attractions including...

See Pleumeur-Bodou guide
Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

Church at 33 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Basilica in Guingamp is an interesting mix of archtectural styles and includes an...

See Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours guide


at 33 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The centre of Guingamp has several colombage houses and an important basilica among its...

See Guingamp guide


Seaside resort at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The resort of Tregastel has one of the nicest beaches in the area, and...

See Tregastel guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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
Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Cathedral at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Finistere

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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

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

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

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