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Huelgoat tourism and travel guide

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

Huelgoat 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 Huelgoat. For detailed visitor information see the Huelgoat 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 Huelgoat in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Morlaix at 24 km and Plouezoch at 31 km.

Huelgoat, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 21 km (direction north-east)

Guerlesquin, listed as a 'small city of character', is a lovely way...

See Guerlesquin guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Morlaix guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Plouezoch guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west)

The attractive harbour and traditional wooden houses explain why Le Faou is...

See Le Faou guide
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at 38 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Locquirec guide


at 39 km (direction west)

Among the highlights in the center of Landerneau, the medieval houses next...

See Landerneau guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 39 km (direction west)

The Armorique regional park is a lovely way to enjoy the countryside...

See Armorique Regional Park guide


at 39 km (direction north-west)

The highlight of your visit to Saint-Pol-de-Léon migh be the 15th century...

See Saint-Pol-de-Leon guide
Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Cathedral at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Pedernec guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-west)

Think Roscoff is just a ferry terminal? Take time o explore the...

See Roscoff guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

Locronan, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' is one of...

See Locronan guide


at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Lannion guide


at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Brelevenez guide

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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

What to do at Huelgoat? 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

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

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

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


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