Ile-de-Batz tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The Ile-de-Batz is one of the most popular Brittany islands, with a pretty harbour, beaches, semi-tropical gardens and scenic coastline to enjoy

Ile-de-Batz 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 Ile-de-Batz. For detailed visitor information see the Ile-de-Batz 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-de-Batz in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral at 7 km and Saint-Pol-de-Leon at 8 km.

Ile-de-Batz, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Roscoff guide
Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Cathedral at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral guide


at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Pol-de-Leon guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Plouezoch guide


at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See Morlaix guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

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at 33 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Trebeurden is a small resort with a sandy beach on the pretty Cote de...

See Trebeurden guide


at 37 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Pleumeur-Bodou is a small town in north Brittany with several popular tourist attractions including...

See Pleumeur-Bodou guide


at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

See Landerneau guide


Seaside resort at 39 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The resort of Tregastel has one of the nicest beaches in the area, and...

See Tregastel guide


at 40 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Ploumanac'h is a small village that is very well situated for exploring the beautiful...

See Ploumanac'h guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Cote de Granit Rose

Cote de Granit Rose

Scenery at 41 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Cote de Granit Rose guide


at 41 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Brelevenez guide

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Map of places to visit near Ile-de-Batz


Markets in and near Ile-de-Batz

  • Roscoff: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Saint-Pol-de-Leon: market Tuesday all day (7km)
  • Carantec: market Thursday (11km)
  • Plouescat: market Saturday (15km)
  • Plougasnou: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Morlaix: market Saturday all day (23km)
  • Brignogan-Plage: market Friday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (27km)
  • Locquirec: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Lesneven: market Monday all day (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Ile-de-Batz, France

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


  • Aquarium marin de Trégastel (38km)
  • Océanopolis (50km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Bodilis (25km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (25km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (28km)
  • Guimiliau (29km)
  • Locmelar (33km)
  • Plougonven (33km)
  • La Roche Maurice (33km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (34km)
  • La Martyre (35km)
  • Commana (37km)
  • Sizun (38km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (49km)

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Delasselle (0km)
  • Jardin exotique (3km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (47km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (30km)
  • Île Milliau (31km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Sept-Îles (42km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (25km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Ile-de-Batz is in the north-west of France at 83 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Ile-de-Batz is 466 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ile-de-Batz

Canton: na

Arrondissement: na

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: na

Distance to Ile-de-Batz

from Quimper (prefecture): 83 km

from Paris: 466 km

from Calais: 487 km

from Nice: 1032 km

from Bordeaux: 507 km

from Strasbourg: 863 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 Ile-de-Batz from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

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

This page in French: Visiter Ile-de-Batz