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Le Faouet tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Faouet: highlights and tourist information

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Le Faouet is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 30 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Le Faouet is 398 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontrieux at 6 km and Beauport Abbey at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Faouet, 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 Le Faouet 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 Le Faouet


Markets in and near Le Faouet

  • Lanvollon: market Friday (9km)
  • Plouezec: market Saturday (10km)
  • Plouha: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Paimpol: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Guingamp: market Saturday all day & Friday (15km)
  • Treguier: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Chatelaudren: market Monday (17km)
  • Saint-Quay-Portrieux: market Monday & Friday (18km)
  • Pleubian: market Saturday (18km)
  • Etables-sur-Mer: market Tuesday (19km)

More information about Le Faouet, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Le Faouet, France

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


  • Aquarium marin de Trégastel (36km)

Grand sites of France

National Monuments

  • Maison Ernest Renan (16km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (8km)
  • Jardins de Kerdalo (15km)
  • Jardin du Kestellic (18km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (39km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Abbaye de Beauport (10km)
  • Menez Bré (21km)
  • Sillon de Talbert (21km)
  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (30km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Sept-Îles (37km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (39km)
  • Île Milliau (40km)
  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (41km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (43km)
  • Source - Rance (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (18km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Faouet

Canton: Lanvollon

Arrondissement: Saint-Brieuc

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22290

Distance to Le Faouet

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 398 km

from Calais: 434 km

from Nice: 968 km

from Bordeaux: 468 km

from Strasbourg: 795 km

Getting here

Le Faouet 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 Le Faouet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gommenec-H, Kerfot, Lanleff, Lannebert, Plehedel, Quemper-Guezennec, Saint-Clet, Saint-Gilles-les-Bois, Tremeven, Treverec and Yvias.

This page in French: Visiter Le Faouet

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