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Visit Le Ponthou: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Le Ponthou


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 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)


Geography and distances

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

Le Ponthou is in the north-west of France. 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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