Kerlaz tourism and travel guide

Photo of Kerlaz in Finistere

Photo is of Douarnenez at 4 km from Kerlaz

Visit Kerlaz: highlights and tourist information

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Kerlaz is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Douarnenez at 4 km and Locronan at 5 km.

Kerlaz, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 4 km (direction west)

Tourism based around the beaches and pleasure port have largely overtaken fishing...

See Douarnenez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Locronan guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

The important town of Quimper is also one of the most visited...

See Quimper guide


at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

The Collegiale Church of Notre-Dame de Roscudon and the narow surrounding streets...

See Pont-Croix guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

The picturesque harbour area and the proximity of beaches combine to endure...

See Audierne guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

The long sandy beach at Morgat has been the centre of activity...

See Morgat guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Le Faou guide


at 24 km (direction north-west)

The Crozon peninsula in western Brittany has an ideal combination of villages,...

See Crozon guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Armorique Regional Park guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

One of the quieter towns in Finistere, the port in Pont-l'Abbé and...

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

The long established resort of Benodet has a very scenic harbour for...

See Benodet guide


Seaside resort at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

The pleasure port, local beaches, historic monuments and prehistoric standing stones nearby...

See Camaret guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west)

As well as lovely scenery you will also enjoy exploring the village...

See Ile-de-Sein guide


at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

Now listed as a town of art and history, you will find...

See Concarneau guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Finistere

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Map of places to visit near Kerlaz


Markets in and near Kerlaz

  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (4km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (17km)
  • Pont-Croix: market Thursday (17km)
  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (18km)
  • Audierne: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Crozon: market Monday (24km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (25km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (27km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (29km)

More information about Kerlaz, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Kerlaz, France

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


  • Océanopolis (35km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Argol (18km)
  • Pleyben (27km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (32km)
  • Brasparts (33km)
  • Lannedern (36km)
  • Sizun (38km)
  • La Martyre (41km)
  • La Roche Maurice (42km)
  • Locmelar (43km)
  • Commana (43km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (48km)
  • Guimiliau (49km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (49km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (35km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (17km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (17km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (24km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (35km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (37km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Menez-Hom (15km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (32km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (32km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (33km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (38km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (46km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (37km)

Geography and distances

Kerlaz is in the north-west of France at 17 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Kerlaz is 495 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Kerlaz

Canton: Châteaulin

Arrondissement: Châteaulin

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29100

Distance to Kerlaz

from Quimper (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 495 km

from Calais: 544 km

from Nice: 1016 km

from Bordeaux: 459 km

from Strasbourg: 889 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 Kerlaz from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Douarnenez, Guengat, Le Juch, Locronan, Plogonnec, Plonevez-Porzay and Pouldergat.

This page in French: Visiter Kerlaz