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Laz tourism and travel guide

Photo of Laz in Finistere

Photo is of Quimper at 25 km from Laz

Visit Laz: highlights and tourist information

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Laz is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Quimper at 25 km and Huelgoat at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Laz, 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 Laz in Brittany.

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



at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

The important town of Quimper is also one of...

See Quimper guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Huelgoat guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Locronan guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Concarneau guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Faou guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pont-Aven guide


at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Benodet guide


at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Quimperle guide


Seaside resort at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Douarnenez guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Armorique Regional Park guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

One of the quieter towns in Finistere, the port...

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-east)

Guerlesquin, listed as a 'small city of character', is a lovely...

See Guerlesquin guide


at 46 km (direction north-west)

Among the highlights in the center of Landerneau, the medieval...

See Landerneau guide


at 49 km (direction north-west)

The pleasure port is the center of activity in...

See Morlaix guide

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

Map of places to visit near Laz


Markets in and near Laz

  • Gourin: market Monday all day (17km)
  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (20km)
  • Rosporden: market Thursday (20km)
  • Carhaix-Plouguer: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (25km)
  • Huelgoat: market Thursday (26km)
  • Concarneau: market Monday & Friday (30km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (30km)
  • Pont-Aven: market Tuesday (32km)

More information about Laz, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Laz, France

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


  • Océanopolis (52km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Pleyben (14km)
  • Lannedern (19km)
  • Brasparts (20km)
  • Commana (32km)
  • Sizun (35km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (35km)
  • Argol (38km)
  • Locmelar (39km)
  • Guimiliau (41km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (42km)
  • La Martyre (43km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (43km)
  • Plougonven (44km)
  • La Roche Maurice (46km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (47km)
  • Bodilis (48km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Trévarez (3km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (25km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (25km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (26km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (37km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (25km)
  • Menez-Hom (31km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (48km)

Geography and distances

Laz is in the north-west of France at 25 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Laz is 463 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Laz

Canton: Châteauneuf-du-Faou

Arrondissement: Châteaulin

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29520

Distance to Laz

from Quimper (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 463 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 989 km

from Bordeaux: 444 km

from Strasbourg: 857 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 Laz from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateauneuf-du-Faou, Leuhan, Saint-Goazec, Saint-Thois and Tregourez.

This page in French: Visiter Laz

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