Le Faouet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Quimperle at 19 km from Le Faouet

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Le Faouet is situated in the Morbihan 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 Quimperle at 19 km and Pont-Aven at 28 km.

Le Faouet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 19 km (direction south-south-west), in the Finistere department

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

See Quimperle guide


at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Finistere department

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

See Pont-Aven guide


at 31 km (direction south)

Due to the fishing industry and war time damage Lorient is not...

See Lorient guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Forges des Salles guide
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at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Finistere department

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

See Concarneau guide


at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Pontivy guide
Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Pontivy guide


at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Finistere department

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

See Huelgoat guide


at 45 km (direction west), in the Finistere department

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

See Quimper guide
Ile de Groix

Ile de Groix

Island at 45 km (direction south)

With a popular beach, lovely traditional cottages and scenic villages the Ile-de-Groix...

See Ile de Groix guide


at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Finistere department

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

See Benodet guide
Iles des Glenan

Iles des Glenan

Island at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Finistere department

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

See Iles des Glenan guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 55 km (direction east-south-east)

This ensemble of religious monuments in Sainte-Anne-d'Auray was a most unexpected discovery...

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide


at 56 km (direction south-east)

Auray is a an attractive town with lovely views across the port...

See Auray guide

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Map of places to visit near Le Faouet


Markets in and near Le Faouet

  • Gourin: market Monday all day (14km)
  • Quimperle: market Friday all day (19km)
  • Rostrenen: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Rosporden: market Thursday (26km)
  • Moelan-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Carhaix-Plouguer: market Saturday all day (27km)
  • Pont-Aven: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Guidel: market Wednesday & Sunday (28km)
  • Hennebont: market Thursday (31km)
  • Lanester: market Tuesday (32km)

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.

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Pleyben (41km)
  • Lannedern (42km)
  • Brasparts (45km)
  • Commana (54km)
  • Sizun (59km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Trévarez (26km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (34km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (40km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (41km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (42km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (45km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Guerlédan (38km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (44km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (48km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (45km)
  • Quintin (59km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (26km)

Geography and distances

Le Faouet is in the north-west of France at 69 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Le Faouet is 441 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Faouet

Canton: Faouët

Arrondissement: Pontivy

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56320

Distance to Le Faouet

from Vannes (prefecture): 69 km

from Paris: 441 km

from Calais: 504 km

from Nice: 962 km

from Bordeaux: 420 km

from Strasbourg: 833 km

Getting here

Most visitors While most UK visitors will arrive by car from the ferry port at Saint Malo a drive of 2-3 hours is still common. For driving distances to Le Faouet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lanvenegen, Le Saint and Meslan.

This page in French: Visiter Le Faouet


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