La Roche-Derrien tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: La Roche-Derrien is a village with medieval origins ad several medieval houses a few kilometres from the Coast of Granite Rose

La Roche-Derrien is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near La Roche-Derrien. For detailed visitor information see the La Roche-Derrien 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 Roche-Derrien in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Treguier cathedral at 5 km and Pontrieux at 9 km.

La Roche-Derrien, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction north-east)

The cathedral and the 15th century half-timbered houses combine to make Treguier...

See Treguier guide
Treguier cathedral

Treguier cathedral

Cathedral at 5 km (direction north-east)

Tréguier cathedral is a gothic style cathedral with a beautiful cloister...

See Treguier cathedral guide


at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

The canals, river and port in Pontrieux - and the famous washhouses...

See Pontrieux guide


at 14 km (direction west)

Lannion is an interesting detour, with several medieval houses and a pretty...

See Lannion guide
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at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Brelevenez guide


Seaside resort at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

Peros-Guirec is a popular town in the heart of the beautiful Cote...

See Perros-Guirec guide


at 16 km (direction south)

Pédernec is a small village with a pretty church and two chapels...

See Pedernec guide


at 16 km (direction east)

The harbour and the traditional small houses combine to make Paimpol a...

See Paimpol guide
Cote de Granit Rose

Cote de Granit Rose

Scenery at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cote de Granit Rose guide
Beauport Abbey

Beauport Abbey

Abbey at 18 km (direction east)

The 13th century abbey at Beauport is a lovely mix of ancient...

See Beauport Abbey guide
Beauport Abbey Gardens

Beauport Abbey Gardens

Garden at 18 km (direction east), in the Cotes d'Armor department

The gardens of Beauport Abbey form a charming setting for the evocative...

See Beauport Abbey Gardens guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

The resort of Tregastel has one of the nicest beaches in the...

See Tregastel guide


at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Pleumeur-Bodou guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ploumanac'h guide

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Markets in and near La Roche-Derrien

  • Treguier: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Penvenan: market Saturday (8km)
  • Pleubian: market Saturday (14km)
  • Lannion: market Thursday (15km)
  • Perros-Guirec: market Friday (15km)
  • Paimpol: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Tregastel: market Monday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Plouezec: market Saturday (20km)
  • Plouaret: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Guingamp: market Saturday all day & Friday (22km)

More information about La Roche-Derrien, Brittany

Tourist attractions near La Roche-Derrien, France

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


  • Aquarium marin de Trégastel (21km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougonven (41km)

Grand sites of France

National Monuments

  • Maison Ernest Renan (5km)
  • Cairn de Barnenez (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Kestellic (6km)
  • Jardins de Kerdalo (7km)
  • Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (8km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (44km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (55km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Abbaye de Beauport (18km)
  • Menez Bré (19km)
  • Sillon de Talbert (20km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Sept-Îles (22km)
  • Île Milliau (25km)
  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (26km)
  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (33km)

Geography and distances

La Roche-Derrien is in the north-west of France at 45 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: La Roche-Derrien is 411 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Roche-Derrien

Canton: Roche-Derrien

Arrondissement: Lannion

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22450

Distance to La Roche-Derrien

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 411 km

from Calais: 441 km

from Nice: 984 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 808 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car, often from a ferry port such as Roscoff or Saint Malo nearby on the northern Brittany coast. For driving distances to La Roche-Derrien from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berhet, Camlez, Coatreven, Hengoat, Langoat, Mantallot, Minihy-Treguier, Ploezal, Plouguiel, Pommerit-Jaudy, Pouldouran, Quemperven, Runan, Tredarzec, Treguier and Troguery.

This page in French: Visiter La Roche-Derrien


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