Le Faouet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Faouet in Cotes-d'Armor

Photo is of Pontrieux at 6 km from Le Faouet

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Faouet in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontrieux at 6 km and Beauport Abbey at 10 km.

Le Faouet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction west)

The canals, river and port in Pontrieux - and the famous washhouses...

See Pontrieux guide
Beauport Abbey

Beauport Abbey

Abbey at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

The 13th century abbey at Beauport is a lovely mix of ancient...

See Beauport Abbey guide
Beauport Abbey Gardens

Beauport Abbey Gardens

Garden at 10 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes d'Armor department

The gardens of Beauport Abbey form a charming setting for the evocative...

See Beauport Abbey Gardens guide


at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

The harbour and the traditional small houses combine to make Paimpol a...

See Paimpol guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

The centre of Guingamp has several colombage houses and an important basilica...

See Guingamp guide
Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

Church at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

The Basilica in Guingamp is an interesting mix of archtectural styles and...

See Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours guide
La Roche-Derrien

La Roche-Derrien

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

La Roche-Derrien is a village with medieval origins ad several medieval houses...

See La Roche-Derrien guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

The cathedral and the 15th century half-timbered houses combine to make Treguier...

See Treguier guide
Treguier cathedral

Treguier cathedral

Cathedral at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

Tréguier cathedral is a gothic style cathedral with a beautiful cloister...

See Treguier cathedral guide


at 17 km (direction east)

Saint-Quay-Portrieux is a small resort in Brittany, with a sandy beach and...

See Saint-Quay-Portrieux guide
Ile Brehat

Ile Brehat

Island at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

The views and landscapes of the small island of Ile-Bréhat can be...

See Ile Brehat guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

Pédernec is a small village with a pretty church and two chapels...

See Pedernec guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

Binic is a small seaside resort with an attractive harbour and several...

See Binic guide


at 29 km (direction west)

Lannion is an interesting detour, with several medieval houses and a pretty...

See Lannion guide

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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

Le Faouet is in the north-west of France at 30 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Le Faouet is 398 kilometres from Paris).

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

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