Mahalon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mahalon: highlights and tourist information

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Mahalon is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 26 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Mahalon is 509 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pont-Croix at 4 km and Audierne at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mahalon, 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 Mahalon 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 Mahalon

Markets in and near Mahalon

  • Pont-Croix: market Thursday (4km)
  • Audierne: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (10km)
  • Crozon: market Monday (24km)
  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (25km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (26km)
  • Penmarch: market Friday (26km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Guilvinec: market Sunday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Guilvinec: market Tuesday (29km)

More information about Mahalon, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Mahalon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Mahalon.

Aquarium

  • Océanopolis (40km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Argol (25km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (38km)
  • Pleyben (41km)
  • Brasparts (46km)
  • Sizun (49km)
  • Lannedern (50km)
  • Commana (55km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (23km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (26km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (26km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (26km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Menez-Hom (26km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (28km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (28km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (37km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (45km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (48km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (40km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mahalon

Canton: Pont-Croix

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29790

Distance to Mahalon

from Quimper (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 509 km

from Calais: 558 km

from Nice: 1025 km

from Bordeaux: 463 km

from Strasbourg: 902 km

Getting here

Mahalon 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 Mahalon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beuzec-Cap-Sizun, Guiler-sur-Goyen, Plouhinec, Plozevet, Pont-Croix and Poullan-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Mahalon