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Locquirec tourism and travel guide

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Visit Locquirec: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide To Visit Attractions

France This Way comment: Locquirec is a quiet tradional Brittany town, visited above all for its sandy beaches

Locquirec is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Locquirec. For detailed visitor information see the Locquirec travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Plouezoch at 13 km and Pleumeur-Bodou at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Locquirec, 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 Locquirec in Brittany.

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

Trebeurden

Trebeurden

at 11 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Trebeurden is a small resort with a sandy beach on the pretty...

See Trebeurden guide
Plouezoch

Plouezoch

at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Plouezoch guide
Pleumeur-Bodou

Pleumeur-Bodou

at 14 km (direction east-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
Brelevenez

Brelevenez

at 15 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Brelevenez is a region of Lannion with a beautiful staircase leading to...

See Brelevenez guide
 
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Lannion

Lannion

at 16 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Lannion guide
Tregastel

Tregastel

Seaside resort at 18 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Tregastel guide
Morlaix

Morlaix

at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Morlaix guide
Guerlesquin

Guerlesquin

at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Guerlesquin guide
Ploumanac'h

Ploumanac'h

at 20 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Ploumanac'h is a small village that is very well situated for exploring...

See Ploumanac'h guide
Cote de Granit Rose

Cote de Granit Rose

Scenery at 20 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The pink rocks and blue seas of the Cote de Granit Rose...

See Cote de Granit Rose guide
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Peros-Guirec is a popular town in the heart of the beautiful Cote...

See Perros-Guirec guide
Saint-Pol-de-Leon

Saint-Pol-de-Leon

at 24 km (direction west)

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 24 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral guide
Roscoff

Roscoff

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Roscoff guide

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

Map of places to visit near Locquirec

 
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Markets in and near Locquirec

Market days in Locquirec: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Locquirec: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Plestin-les-Greves: market Sunday (4km)
  • Plougasnou: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Trebeurden: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Lannion: market Thursday (15km)
  • Plouaret: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Morlaix: market Saturday all day (18km)
  • Tregastel: market Monday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Carantec: market Thursday (19km)
  • Perros-Guirec: market Friday (22km)

Hotels near Locquirec

More information about Locquirec, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Locquirec, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium marin de Trégastel (19km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougonven (19km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (29km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (31km)
  • Guimiliau (34km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (36km)
  • Commana (38km)
  • Bodilis (38km)
  • Locmelar (40km)
  • Sizun (44km)
  • La Martyre (46km)
  • Lannedern (46km)
  • La Roche Maurice (47km)
  • Brasparts (49km)

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (13km)
  • Maison Ernest Renan (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin exotique (24km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (27km)
  • Jardin du Kestellic (33km)
  • Jardins de Kerdalo (35km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (37km)
  • Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (37km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Milliau (10km)
  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (11km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Sept-Îles (25km)
  • Menez Bré (29km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (43km)
  • Sillon de Talbert (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (29km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Locquirec is in the north-west of France at 84 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Locquirec is 440 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Locquirec

Canton: Lanmeur

Arrondissement: Morlaix

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29241

Distance to Locquirec

from Quimper (prefecture): 84 km

from Paris: 440 km

from Calais: 468 km

from Nice: 1006 km

from Bordeaux: 488 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 Locquirec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Guimaec, Lanmeur and Plestin-les-Greves.

This page in French: Visiter Locquirec

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