Sidebar Menu

Kernilis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Kernilis in Finistere

Photo is of Landerneau at 18 km from Kernilis

Landerneau hotels best prices

Visit Kernilis: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

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

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

You can also

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!


... 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

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

Kernilis is in the north-west of France. 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

Back To Top