Guilvinec tourism and travel guide

Photo of Guilvinec in Finistere

Photo is of Pont l\'Abbe at 9 km from Guilvinec

Visit Guilvinec: highlights and tourist information

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Guilvinec 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 Guilvinec in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pont l\'Abbe at 9 km and Loctudy at 10 km.

Guilvinec, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Pont l\'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Loctudy guide
Parc botanique de Cornouaille

Parc botanique de Cornouaille

Garden at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Parc botanique de Cornouaille guide


at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sainte-Marine guide


at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Benodet guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beg-Meil guide
Iles des Glenan

Iles des Glenan

Island at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

The uninhabited islands of the Glenan archipelago are now a popular nature reserve and...

See Iles des Glenan guide


at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Quimper guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La-Foret-Fouesnant guide


at 29 km (direction east)

Now listed as a town of art and history, you will find lots of...

See Concarneau guide
Chateau Keriolet

Chateau Keriolet

Castle at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau Keriolet guide


at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pont-Croix guide


at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Audierne guide


Seaside resort at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Douarnenez guide

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Map of places to visit near Guilvinec


Markets in and near Guilvinec

Market days in Guilvinec: seasonal market: Sunday; weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Guilvinec: market Sunday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Guilvinec: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Penmarch: market Friday (4km)
  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (9km)
  • Loctudy: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (17km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (23km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (26km)

More information about Guilvinec, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Guilvinec, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (14km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (26km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (26km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Mousterlin (21km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (23km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Guilvinec is in the north-west of France at 26 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Guilvinec is 504 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Guilvinec

Canton: Guilvinec

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29730

Distance to Guilvinec

from Quimper (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 504 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 1004 km

from Bordeaux: 435 km

from Strasbourg: 895 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 Guilvinec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Penmarch, Plomeur and Treffiagat.

This page in French: Visiter Guilvinec