La Roche-Derrien tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Roche-Derrien in Cotes-d'Armor

Visit La Roche-Derrien: highlights and tourist information

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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

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.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Treguier cathedral at 5 km and Pontrieux at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Roche-Derrien, 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 La Roche-Derrien in Brittany.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cotes-d'Armor

Map of places to visit near La Roche-Derrien

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

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

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

La Roche-Derrien is in the north-west of France. 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