Locmelar tourism and travel guide

Photo of Locmelar in Finistere

Photo is of Landerneau at 14 km from Locmelar

Visit Locmelar: highlights and tourist information

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Locmelar is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Tourist classifications for Locmelar include "enclos-paroissial".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Landerneau at 14 km and Le Faou at 20 km.

Locmelar, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Landerneau guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Le Faou guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Armorique Regional Park guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Morlaix guide
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at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Huelgoat guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Cathedral at 26 km (direction north-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 north-east)

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

See Plouezoch guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Roscoff guide


Island at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Ile-de-Batz guide


at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Guerlesquin guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Crozon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

Locronan, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' is one of...

See Locronan guide


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

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

See Morgat guide

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Map of places to visit near Locmelar


Markets in and near Locmelar

  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (6km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Morlaix: market Saturday all day (22km)
  • Lesneven: market Monday all day (23km)
  • Plouescat: market Saturday (24km)
  • Huelgoat: market Thursday (26km)
  • Saint-Pol-de-Leon: market Tuesday all day (26km)
  • Carantec: market Thursday (26km)
  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (29km)
  • Roscoff: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about Locmelar, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Locmelar, France

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


  • Océanopolis (28km)
  • Aquarium marin de Trégastel (59km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (5km)
  • Sizun (5km)
  • Guimiliau (6km)
  • La Martyre (8km)
  • Commana (9km)
  • Bodilis (9km)
  • La Roche Maurice (10km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (11km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (14km)
  • Brasparts (19km)
  • Lannedern (21km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (24km)
  • Pleyben (26km)
  • Plougonven (27km)
  • Argol (30km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum de Poërop (26km)
  • Jardin exotique (31km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (32km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (33km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (14km)
  • Menez-Hom (29km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (47km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (47km)
  • Île Milliau (49km)
  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (50km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (54km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (11km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Locmelar is in the north-west of France at 51 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Locmelar is 473 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Locmelar

Canton: Sizun

Arrondissement: Morlaix

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29400

Distance to Locmelar

from Quimper (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 473 km

from Calais: 508 km

from Nice: 1020 km

from Bordeaux: 482 km

from Strasbourg: 869 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 Locmelar from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Guimiliau, Lampaul-Guimiliau, Loc-Eguiner, Ploudiry, Saint-Sauveur and Sizun.

This page in French: Visiter Locmelar


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