Huelgoat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Huelgoat in Finistere

Visit Huelgoat: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide  To Visit  Attractions 

France This Way comment: The walk through the ancient forest that is accessed from Huelgoat town centre is very popular with visitors

Important note

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

Huelgoat is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 48 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Huelgoat is 451 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Morlaix at 24 km and Plouezoch at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Huelgoat, 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 Huelgoat 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 Huelgoat

Markets in and near Huelgoat

Market days in Huelgoat: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Huelgoat: market Thursday (0km)
  • Carhaix-Plouguer: market Saturday all day (16km)
  • Callac: market Wednesday all day (24km)
  • Morlaix: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Gourin: market Monday all day (27km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (29km)
  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (32km)
  • Plestin-les-Greves: market Sunday (34km)
  • Plouaret: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Rostrenen: market Tuesday (35km)

More information about Huelgoat, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Huelgoat, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Huelgoat.

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Lannedern (13km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (14km)
  • Commana (17km)
  • Brasparts (17km)
  • Plougonven (18km)
  • Pleyben (22km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (23km)
  • Guimiliau (23km)
  • Sizun (25km)
  • Locmelar (26km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (26km)
  • La Martyre (33km)
  • Bodilis (33km)
  • La Roche Maurice (36km)
  • Argol (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (31km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Poërop (0km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (24km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (39km)
  • Jardin exotique (44km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (47km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (48km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (48km)
  • Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (15km)
  • Menez-Hom (40km)
  • Menez Bré (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Huelgoat

Canton: Huelgoat

Arrondissement: Châteaulin

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29690

Distance to Huelgoat

from Quimper (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 451 km

from Calais: 495 km

from Nice: 994 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 847 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berrien, Locmaria-Berrien and Plouye.

This page in French: Visiter Huelgoat