Ile Brehat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ile Brehat in Cotes-d'Armor

Visit Ile Brehat: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The views and landscapes of the small island of Ile-Bréhat can be explored on foot or by bike; a lovely escape from the crowds

Important note

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

Ile Brehat is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 39 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Ile Brehat is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Treguier cathedral at 19 km and Treguier at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ile Brehat, 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 Ile Brehat in Brittany.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cotes-d'Armor

Map of places to visit near Ile Brehat

Markets in and near Ile Brehat

  • Paimpol: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Plouezec: market Saturday (9km)
  • Pleubian: market Saturday (12km)
  • Plouha: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Treguier: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Lanvollon: market Friday (22km)
  • Saint-Quay-Portrieux: market Monday & Friday (23km)
  • Penvenan: market Saturday (23km)
  • Etables-sur-Mer: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Binic: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Ile Brehat, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Ile Brehat, France

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


  • Aquarium marin de Trégastel (39km)

Grand sites of France

  • Beauport Abbey (7km)
  • Cap d'Erquy / Cap Frehel (44km)

National Monuments

  • Maison Ernest Renan (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (17km)
  • Jardins de Kerdalo (17km)
  • Jardin du Kestellic (19km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Abbaye de Beauport (7km)
  • Sillon de Talbert (9km)
  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (30km)
  • Menez Bré (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Sept-Îles (37km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (40km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (40km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (28km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ile Brehat

Canton: na

Arrondissement: na

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: na

Distance to Ile Brehat

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 419 km

from Nice: 971 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 787 km

Getting here

Ile Brehat is in the north-west of France. Most visitors arrive by car, often from a ferry port such as Roscoff or Saint Malo nearby on the northern Brittany coast. For driving distances to Ile Brehat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Paimpol and Ploubazlanec.

This page in French: Visiter Ile Brehat