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Guipavas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Guipavas in Finistere

Photo is of Landerneau at 11 km from Guipavas

Visit Guipavas: highlights and tourist information

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Guipavas is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 54 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Guipavas is 498 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Landerneau at 11 km and Armorique Regional Park at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Guipavas, 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 Guipavas 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 Guipavas


Markets in and near Guipavas

  • Brest: market every day (8km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Renan: market Saturday all day (16km)
  • Lesneven: market Monday all day (17km)
  • Lannilis: market Wednesday all day (17km)
  • Plouguerneau: market Thursday (21km)
  • Ploudalmezeau: market Friday (22km)
  • Crozon: market Monday (22km)
  • Brignogan-Plage: market Friday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (26km)

More information about Guipavas, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Guipavas, France

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


  • Océanopolis (6km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougastel-Daoulas (7km)
  • La Roche Maurice (15km)
  • La Martyre (17km)
  • Argol (22km)
  • Bodilis (24km)
  • Sizun (24km)
  • Locmelar (24km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (27km)
  • Guimiliau (30km)
  • Commana (33km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (35km)
  • Brasparts (36km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (38km)
  • Pleyben (39km)
  • Lannedern (40km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (51km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (16km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (8km)
  • Jardin exotique (45km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (45km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de Douarnenez (26km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (26km)
  • Menez-Hom (27km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (30km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (35km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (8km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Guipavas

Canton: Guipavas

Arrondissement: Brest

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29490

Distance to Guipavas

from Quimper (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 498 km

from Calais: 529 km

from Nice: 1041 km

from Bordeaux: 495 km

from Strasbourg: 894 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gouesnou, Kersaint-Plabennec, Le Relecq-Kerhuon, Saint-Divy and Saint-Thonan.

This page in French: Visiter Guipavas

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