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Lesneven tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lesneven in Finistere

Photo is of Landerneau at 15 km from Lesneven

Visit Lesneven: highlights and tourist information

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Lesneven is situated in the Finistere 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 Lesneven in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Landerneau at 15 km and Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral at 27 km.

Lesneven, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

Among the highlights in the center of Landerneau, the medieval houses next...

See Landerneau guide
Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Cathedral at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

The highlight of your visit to Saint-Pol-de-Léon migh be the 15th century...

See Saint-Pol-de-Leon guide


Island at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

The Ile-de-Batz is one of the most popular Brittany islands, with a...

See Ile-de-Batz guide
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Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

The Armorique regional park is a lovely way to enjoy the countryside...

See Armorique Regional Park guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

Think Roscoff is just a ferry terminal? Take time o explore the...

See Roscoff guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

The attractive harbour and traditional wooden houses explain why Le Faou is...

See Le Faou guide


at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Morlaix guide


at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Plouezoch guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

The Crozon peninsula in western Brittany has an ideal combination of villages,...

See Crozon guide


Seaside resort at 39 km (direction south-west)

The pleasure port, local beaches, historic monuments and prehistoric standing stones nearby...

See Camaret guide


Seaside resort at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

The long sandy beach at Morgat has been the centre of activity...

See Morgat guide
Le Conquet

Le Conquet

at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

The surrounding rocky coastline is the main attraction here, and the village...

See Le Conquet guide


at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Huelgoat guide

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Markets in and near Lesneven

Market days in Lesneven: weekly market: Monday all day;

  • Lesneven: market Monday all day (0km)
  • Brignogan-Plage: market Friday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Plouguerneau: market Thursday (14km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Plouescat: market Saturday (14km)
  • Lannilis: market Wednesday all day (15km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (20km)
  • Brest: market every day (24km)
  • Ploudalmezeau: market Friday (25km)
  • Saint-Pol-de-Leon: market Tuesday all day (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Lesneven, France

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


  • Océanopolis (22km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • La Roche Maurice (15km)
  • Bodilis (16km)
  • La Martyre (18km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (22km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (23km)
  • Locmelar (23km)
  • Guimiliau (26km)
  • Sizun (26km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (28km)
  • Commana (32km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (35km)
  • Argol (37km)
  • Brasparts (41km)
  • Lannedern (44km)
  • Plougonven (45km)
  • Pleyben (47km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (27km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (24km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (30km)
  • Jardin exotique (30km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (37km)
  • Menez-Hom (40km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (42km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (42km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (28km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (24km)

Geography and distances

Lesneven is in the north-west of France at 66 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Lesneven is 490 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lesneven

Canton: Lesneven

Arrondissement: Brest

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29260

Distance to Lesneven

from Quimper (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 490 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 1043 km

from Bordeaux: 504 km

from Strasbourg: 887 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 Lesneven from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Goulven, Kernoues, Lanarvily, Le Drennec, Le Folgoet, Ploudaniel, Plouider, Saint-Fregant, Saint-Meen, Treflez and Tregarantec.

This page in French: Visiter Lesneven


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