La Foret-Fouesnant tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: La Forêt-Fouesnant is a small village with the third largest marina in southern Brittany.

La Foret-Fouesnant 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 La Foret-Fouesnant. For detailed visitor information see the La Foret-Fouesnant 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 La Foret-Fouesnant in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Beg-Meil at 3 km and Chateau Keriolet at 6 km.

La Foret-Fouesnant, France: places to visit and attractions

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



less than one km (direction east-north-east)

La Forêt-Fouesnant is a small village with the third largest marina in southern Brittany....

See La-Foret-Fouesnant guide


at 3 km (direction west-south-west)

Beg-Meil is a popular tourist spot and home to some very pretty beaches and...

See Beg-Meil guide
Chateau Keriolet

Chateau Keriolet

Castle at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Keriolet is an attractive 19th century chateau near to the coastal...

See Chateau Keriolet guide


at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Concarneau guide


at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Benodet guide


at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Quimper guide


at 13 km (direction west)

Sainte-Marine is a small seaside resort on the estuary of the river Olot....

See Sainte-Marine guide
Parc botanique de Cornouaille

Parc botanique de Cornouaille

Garden at 16 km (direction west)

The Botanic Park of Cornouaille is a lovely park with large collections of hydrangeas,...

See Parc botanique de Cornouaille guide


at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

Loctudy is an important fishing town famous for its langoustines....

See Loctudy guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

Kerascoet is a beautiful hamlet of thatched cottages near to the sea and the...

See Kerascoet guide
Pont l\'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

The watermills and harbour area give Pont-Aven its own special appeal...

See Pont-Aven guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

Port Manec'h is an attractive seaside village which became popular in the Belle Epoque....

See Port-Manech guide
Iles des Glenan

Iles des Glenan

Island at 22 km (direction south)

The uninhabited islands of the Glenan archipelago are now a popular nature reserve and...

See Iles des Glenan guide

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Markets in and near La Foret-Fouesnant

  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (3km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (3km)
  • Concarneau: market Monday & Friday (6km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (9km)
  • Rosporden: market Thursday (13km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (13km)
  • Loctudy: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Nevez: market Saturday (17km)
  • Pont-Aven: market Tuesday (18km)

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Tourist attractions near La Foret-Fouesnant, France

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

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Pleyben (35km)
  • Brasparts (44km)
  • Lannedern (44km)
  • Argol (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (13km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (13km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (13km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Mousterlin (7km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (21km)
  • Menez-Hom (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (44km)

Geography and distances

La Foret-Fouesnant is in the north-west of France at 13 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: La Foret-Fouesnant is 479 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Foret-Fouesnant

Canton: Fouesnant

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29940

Distance to La Foret-Fouesnant

from Quimper (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 479 km

from Calais: 541 km

from Nice: 988 km

from Bordeaux: 430 km

from Strasbourg: 871 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 La Foret-Fouesnant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Concarneau, Fouesnant, Pleuven and Saint-Evarzec.

This page in French: Visiter La Foret-Fouesnant