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Matignon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Matignon in Cotes-d'Armor

Photo is of Saint-Cast-le-Guildo at 4 km from Matignon

Visit Matignon: highlights and tourist information

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Matignon is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Cast-le-Guildo at 4 km and Cap Frehel at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Matignon, 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 Matignon in Brittany.

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



Seaside resort at 4 km (direction north-east)

Saint-cast-le-Guildo is a small seaside resort with a sandy beach and easy...

See Saint-Cast-le-Guildo guide
Cap Frehel

Cap Frehel

at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

Cap-Fréhel is a scenic clifftop, viewpoint and coastal path...

See Cap Frehel guide


Seaside resort at 7 km (direction east)

Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer is a small town on a peninsula in Brittany that...

See Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer guide


at 7 km (direction north-west)

Plévenon is a small village in Brittany near Cap Fréhel...

See Plevenon guide


at 9 km (direction south-east)

Quiet when compared with the coast towns in Brittany, Plancoet and the...

See Plancoet guide


Seaside resort at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

Sables-d'Or-les-Pins is a lovely beach on the Brittany coast...

See Sables-d'Or-les-Pins guide


Seaside resort at 12 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The resort of Saint-Briac-sur-Mer is an attractive destination with lovely...

See Saint-Briac-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

Erquy is a small resort near several sandy beaches...

See Erquy guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Saint-Lunaire is a small resort, established west of Dinard...

See Saint-Lunaire guide


at 17 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Dinard, estblished as a fashionable resort in the 19th...

See Dinard guide
Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

at 18 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Pointe de la Malouine in Dinard is a promontory west...

See Dinard Pointe de la Malouine guide
Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

at 18 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Pointe du Moulinet in Dinard is visited for the imposing neo-gothic...

See Dinard Pointe du Moulinet guide
Le Val-André

Le Val-André

at 19 km (direction west)

Le Val-André is a family friendly seaside resort on...

See Le Val-André guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

at 22 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Emerald Coast in northern Brittany is extremely popular with visitors...

See Emerald Coast guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cotes-d'Armor

Map of places to visit near Matignon


Markets in and near Matignon

Market days in Matignon: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Matignon: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Saint-Cast-le-Guildo: market Monday - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer: market Friday (7km)
  • Plancoet: market Saturday (9km)
  • Lancieux: market Tuesday & Tuesday (10km)
  • Erquy: market Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Lunaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Dinard: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Pleneuf-Val-Andre: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Malo: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)

More information about Matignon, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Matignon, France

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

Grand sites of France

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Montmarin (17km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (36km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (37km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Îlot de la Colombière (7km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (10km)
  • Cap Frehel (10km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (17km)
  • Cézembre (18km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (19km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (19km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (20km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (21km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (24km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (24km)
  • Île Besnard (27km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (27km)
  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (29km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (30km)
  • Île du Guesclin (31km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (35km)
  • Île des Rimains (35km)
  • Île des Landes (36km)
  • Source - Rance (38km)
  • Chausey (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (44km)

Geography and distances

Matignon is in the north-west of France at 36 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Matignon is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Matignon

Canton: Matignon

Arrondissement: Dinan

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22550

Distance to Matignon

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 341 km

from Calais: 396 km

from Nice: 914 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 738 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car, often from a ferry port such as Roscoff or Saint Malo nearby on the northern Brittany coast. For driving distances to Matignon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cap Frehel, Crehen, Pleboulle, Ruca, Saint-Cast-le-Guildo, Saint-Lormel and Saint-Potan.

This page in French: Visiter Matignon

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