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Langolen tourism and travel guide

Photo of Langolen in Finistere

Photo is of Quimper at 16 km from Langolen

Visit Langolen: highlights and tourist information

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Langolen is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Quimper at 16 km and Locronan at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Langolen, 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 Langolen in Brittany.

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



at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Quimper guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west)

Locronan, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' is one of...

See Locronan guide


at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Concarneau guide


at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Benodet guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pont-Aven guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction west)

Tourism based around the beaches and pleasure port have largely overtaken fishing...

See Douarnenez guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-west)

The attractive harbour and traditional wooden houses explain why Le Faou is...

See Le Faou guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

The extremely pretty centre of Quimperlé make it one of the loveliest...

See Quimperle guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

The walk through the ancient forest that is accessed from Huelgoat town...

See Huelgoat guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 37 km (direction north-west)

The Armorique regional park is a lovely way to enjoy the countryside...

See Armorique Regional Park guide
Iles des Glenan

Iles des Glenan

Island at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Iles des Glenan guide


at 43 km (direction west)

The Collegiale Church of Notre-Dame de Roscudon and the narow surrounding streets...

See Pont-Croix guide


at 47 km (direction west)

The picturesque harbour area and the proximity of beaches combine to endure...

See Audierne guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Finistere

Map of places to visit near Langolen


Markets in and near Langolen

  • Rosporden: market Thursday (14km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (16km)
  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (19km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (21km)
  • Concarneau: market Monday & Friday (22km)
  • Gourin: market Monday all day (24km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (25km)
  • Pont-Aven: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (27km)

More information about Langolen, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Langolen, France

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


  • Océanopolis (53km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Pleyben (18km)
  • Brasparts (26km)
  • Lannedern (26km)
  • Argol (36km)
  • Commana (38km)
  • Sizun (39km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (43km)
  • Locmelar (44km)
  • La Martyre (46km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (48km)
  • La Roche Maurice (49km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (59km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Trévarez (12km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (16km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (16km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (27km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (35km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (55km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Mousterlin (25km)
  • Menez-Hom (29km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (31km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (48km)

Geography and distances

Langolen is in the north-west of France at 16 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Langolen is 470 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Langolen

Canton: Briec

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29510

Distance to Langolen

from Quimper (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 470 km

from Calais: 525 km

from Nice: 991 km

from Bordeaux: 441 km

from Strasbourg: 863 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 Langolen from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Edern, Landudal and Tregourez.

This page in French: Visiter Langolen

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