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Kernilis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Kernilis in Finistere

Photo is of Landerneau at 18 km from Kernilis

Visit Kernilis: highlights and tourist information

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Kernilis is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Landerneau at 18 km and Armorique Regional Park at 31 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Kernilis, 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 Kernilis in Brittany.

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



at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Landerneau guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Armorique Regional Park guide
Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Cathedral at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Pol-de-Leon guide


Seaside resort at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

The pleasure port, local beaches, historic monuments and prehistoric...

See Camaret guide
Le Conquet

Le Conquet

at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

The surrounding rocky coastline is the main attraction here, and...

See Le Conquet guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Le Faou guide


Island at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

The Ile-de-Batz is one of the most popular Brittany islands, with...

See Ile-de-Batz guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Roscoff guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

The Crozon peninsula in western Brittany has an ideal...

See Crozon guide


Seaside resort at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Morgat guide


at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Morlaix guide
Ile Molene and Ouessant

Ile Molene and Ouessant

Island at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

The remote and barren landscapes of the Molene islands are...

See Ile Molene and Ouessant guide


at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Plouezoch guide

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

Map of places to visit near Kernilis


Markets in and near Kernilis

  • Lesneven: market Monday all day (7km)
  • Lannilis: market Wednesday all day (8km)
  • Plouguerneau: market Thursday (8km)
  • Brignogan-Plage: market Friday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Ploudalmezeau: market Friday (18km)
  • Brest: market every day (20km)
  • Plouescat: market Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Renan: market Saturday all day (22km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (26km)

More information about Kernilis, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Kernilis, France

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


  • Océanopolis (20km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • La Roche Maurice (19km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (22km)
  • La Martyre (22km)
  • Bodilis (23km)
  • Locmelar (29km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (29km)
  • Sizun (31km)
  • Guimiliau (32km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (35km)
  • Argol (37km)
  • Commana (38km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (42km)
  • Brasparts (45km)
  • Lannedern (49km)
  • Pleyben (50km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (21km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (20km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (36km)
  • Jardin exotique (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (36km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (39km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (39km)
  • Menez-Hom (41km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (20km)

Geography and distances

Kernilis is in the north-west of France at 68 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Kernilis is 497 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Kernilis

Canton: Plabennec

Arrondissement: Brest

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29260

Distance to Kernilis

from Quimper (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 497 km

from Calais: 522 km

from Nice: 1049 km

from Bordeaux: 508 km

from Strasbourg: 894 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 Kernilis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Kernoues, Lanarvily, Le Drennec, Le Folgoet, Loc-Brevalaire, Plouvien and Saint-Fregant.

This page in French: Visiter Kernilis

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