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Le Ponthou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Ponthou in Finistere

Photo is of Guerlesquin at 6 km from Le Ponthou

Visit Le Ponthou: highlights and tourist information

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Le Ponthou is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Guerlesquin at 6 km and Morlaix at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Ponthou, 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 Ponthou in Brittany.

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

Guerlesquin

Guerlesquin

at 6 km (direction south-east)

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

See Guerlesquin guide
Morlaix

Morlaix

at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Morlaix guide
Locquirec

Locquirec

at 15 km (direction west)

Locquirec is a quiet tradional Brittany town, visited above all for...

See Locquirec guide
Plouezoch

Plouezoch

at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

At Plouezoc'h you wil enjoy a stroll around the town, and the...

See Plouezoch guide
 
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Lannion

Lannion

at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Lannion guide
Brelevenez

Brelevenez

at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Brelevenez is a region of Lannion with a beautiful...

See Brelevenez guide
Trebeurden

Trebeurden

at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Trebeurden is a small resort with a sandy beach...

See Trebeurden guide
Huelgoat

Huelgoat

at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Huelgoat guide
Pleumeur-Bodou

Pleumeur-Bodou

at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Pleumeur-Bodou is a small town in north Brittany with several popular tourist...

See Pleumeur-Bodou guide
Pedernec

Pedernec

at 27 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Pedernec guide
Saint-Pol-de-Leon

Saint-Pol-de-Leon

at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

The highlight of your visit to Saint-Pol-de-Léon migh be the...

See Saint-Pol-de-Leon guide
Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Cathedral at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

The cathedral in Saint-Pol-de-Leon is one of the most interesting medieval cathedrals...

See Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral guide
Tregastel

Tregastel

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The resort of Tregastel has one of the nicest beaches in the...

See Tregastel guide
Roscoff

Roscoff

at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

Think Roscoff is just a ferry terminal? Take time...

See Roscoff guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Ponthou

 
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Markets in and near Le Ponthou

  • Plestin-les-Greves: market Sunday (10km)
  • Plouaret: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Locquirec: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Morlaix: market Saturday all day (14km)
  • Plougasnou: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Lannion: market Thursday (23km)
  • Carantec: market Thursday (23km)
  • Trebeurden: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Callac: market Wednesday all day (24km)
  • Huelgoat: market Thursday (24km)

More information about Le Ponthou, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Le Ponthou, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium marin de Trégastel (31km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougonven (7km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (22km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (23km)
  • Guimiliau (28km)
  • Commana (29km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (31km)
  • Locmelar (34km)
  • Lannedern (35km)
  • Bodilis (35km)
  • Sizun (37km)
  • Brasparts (38km)
  • La Martyre (41km)
  • La Roche Maurice (43km)
  • Pleyben (45km)

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (16km)
  • Maison Ernest Renan (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Poërop (24km)
  • Jardin exotique (31km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (34km)
  • Jardin du Kestellic (39km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (40km)
  • Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (40km)
  • Jardins de Kerdalo (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Milliau (23km)
  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (24km)
  • Menez Bré (24km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (26km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Sept-Îles (38km)
  • Sillon de Talbert (54km)
  • Menez-Hom (58km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (59km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Le Ponthou is in the north-west of France at 72 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Le Ponthou is 440 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Ponthou

Canton: Plouigneau

Arrondissement: Morlaix

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29650

Distance to Le Ponthou

from Quimper (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 440 km

from Calais: 475 km

from Nice: 998 km

from Bordeaux: 476 km

from Strasbourg: 837 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 Le Ponthou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Botsorhel, Guerlesquin, Plouegat-Moysan, Plougonven, Plouigneau, Plufur and Tremel.

This page in French: Visiter Le Ponthou

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