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Laurenan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Laurenan in Cotes-d'Armor

Photo is of Moncontour at 19 km from Laurenan

Visit Laurenan: highlights and tourist information

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Laurenan is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour at 19 km and Josselin at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Laurenan, 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 Laurenan in Brittany.

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



at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

The highlight in Moncontour is exploring the streets of...

See Moncontour guide


at 27 km (direction south), in the Morbihan department

The castle and the river are the centre of your visit to...

See Josselin guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 27 km (direction south), in the Morbihan department

The Chateau de Josselin has a 1000 year history...

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Paimpont is well known for its 'magical forest', part of the...

See Paimpont guide
Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Morbihan department

The Chateau de Pontivy has dominated the centre of Pontivy in...

See Chateau de Pontivy guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Morbihan department

Pontivy is particularly interesting because it has a medieval old...

See Pontivy guide


at 39 km (direction north-west)

Saint-Brieuc has a cathedral and a historic centre with several medieval houses...

See Saint-Brieuc guide
Pointe du Roselier

Pointe du Roselier

at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

The Pointe du Roselier is a beautiful view of the...

See Pointe du Roselier guide


at 43 km (direction north-east)

Quiet when compared with the coast towns in Brittany, Plancoet and the...

See Plancoet guide
Le Val-André

Le Val-André

at 44 km (direction north-east)

Le Val-André is a family friendly seaside resort on...

See Le Val-André guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 44 km (direction west)

Attraction or village? The Forges des Salles was a 19th century village...

See Forges des Salles guide


at 45 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Becherel is a pretty town and a centre for...

See Becherel guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

Dinan castle is an imposing medieval castle which also has...

See Chateau de Dinan guide


at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

The extensive medieval centre of the walled town of...

See Dinan guide

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Map of places to visit near Laurenan


Markets in and near Laurenan

  • Loudeac: market Saturday (16km)
  • Mauron: market Friday (22km)
  • Ploeuc-sur-Lie: market Thursday (23km)
  • Broons: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (25km)
  • Josselin: market Saturday (27km)
  • Lamballe: market Thursday all day (30km)
  • Ploermel: market Friday (32km)
  • Pontivy: market Monday all day (35km)
  • Quintin: market Tuesday (36km)

More information about Laurenan, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Laurenan, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Colombier (23km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (33km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (45km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Rance (11km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (33km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (37km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (38km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (58km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (59km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (33km)
  • Quintin (36km)
  • Saint-Juvat (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (50km)

Geography and distances

Laurenan is in the north-west of France at 39 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Laurenan is 367 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Laurenan

Canton: Merdrignac

Arrondissement: Dinan

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22230

Distance to Laurenan

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 367 km

from Calais: 440 km

from Nice: 907 km

from Bordeaux: 403 km

from Strasbourg: 760 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 Laurenan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gomene, Plemet and Saint-Gilles-du-Mene.

This page in French: Visiter Laurenan

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