Lamballe tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lamballe: highlights and tourist information

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Lamballe is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 19 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Lamballe is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Val-André at 14 km and Moncontour at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lamballe, 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 Lamballe 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 Lamballe

Markets in and near Lamballe

Market days in Lamballe: weekly market: Thursday all day;

  • Lamballe: market Thursday all day (0km)
  • Pleneuf-Val-Andre: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Erquy: market Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Brieuc: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (19km)
  • Plerin: market Sunday (20km)
  • Plancoet: market Saturday (21km)
  • Matignon: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Ploeuc-sur-Lie: market Thursday (22km)
  • Broons: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Saint-Cast-le-Guildo: market Monday - seasonal market only (26km)

More information about Lamballe, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Lamballe, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Lamballe.

Grand sites of France

  • Cap d'Erquy / Cap Frehel (19km)
  • Beauport Abbey (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Colombier (16km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (36km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (46km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Îlot du Verdelet (15km)
  • Source - Rance (19km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (23km)
  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (23km)
  • Cap Frehel (28km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (28km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (31km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (40km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (40km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (40km)
  • Cézembre (40km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (41km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (45km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (48km)
  • Île Besnard (48km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (49km)
  • Abbaye de Beauport (50km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Bedee (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quintin (30km)
  • Saint-Juvat (37km)
  • Saint-Malo (41km)
  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (30km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lamballe

Canton: Lamballe

Arrondissement: Saint-Brieuc

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22400

Distance to Lamballe

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 418 km

from Nice: 921 km

from Bordeaux: 430 km

from Strasbourg: 755 km

Getting here

Lamballe 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 Lamballe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andel, Landehen, Meslin, Noyal and Plestan.

This page in French: Visiter Lamballe