Ile Brehat tourism and travel guide

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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

Ile Brehat is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region.

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.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ile Brehat in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Beauport Abbey at 7 km and Beauport Abbey Gardens at 7 km.

Ile Brehat, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction south-west)

The harbour and the traditional small houses combine to make Paimpol a...

See Paimpol guide
Beauport Abbey

Beauport Abbey

Abbey at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

The 13th century abbey at Beauport is a lovely mix of ancient...

See Beauport Abbey guide
Beauport Abbey Gardens

Beauport Abbey Gardens

Garden at 7 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cotes d'Armor department

The gardens of Beauport Abbey form a charming setting for the evocative...

See Beauport Abbey Gardens guide
Treguier cathedral

Treguier cathedral

Cathedral at 19 km (direction west)

Tréguier cathedral is a gothic style cathedral with a beautiful cloister...

See Treguier cathedral guide


at 19 km (direction west)

The cathedral and the 15th century half-timbered houses combine to make Treguier...

See Treguier guide


at 20 km (direction south-west)

The canals, river and port in Pontrieux - and the famous washhouses...

See Pontrieux guide


at 22 km (direction south-east)

Saint-Quay-Portrieux is a small resort in Brittany, with a sandy beach and...

See Saint-Quay-Portrieux guide
La Roche-Derrien

La Roche-Derrien

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

La Roche-Derrien is a village with medieval origins ad several medieval houses...

See La Roche-Derrien guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

Binic is a small seaside resort with an attractive harbour and several...

See Binic guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

The centre of Guingamp has several colombage houses and an important basilica...

See Guingamp guide
Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

Church at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

The Basilica in Guingamp is an interesting mix of archtectural styles and...

See Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours guide


at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pedernec guide


Seaside resort at 34 km (direction west)

Peros-Guirec is a popular town in the heart of the beautiful Cote...

See Perros-Guirec guide
Cote de Granit Rose

Cote de Granit Rose

Scenery at 36 km (direction west)

The pink rocks and blue seas of the Cote de Granit Rose...

See Cote de Granit Rose guide

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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

What to do at Ile Brehat? 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

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

Ile Brehat is in the north-west of France at 39 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Ile Brehat is 390 kilometres from Paris).

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

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