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Moelan-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Moelan-sur-Mer in Finistere

Photo is of Quimperle at 9 km from Moelan-sur-Mer

Visit Moelan-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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Moelan-sur-Mer is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Quimperle at 9 km and Pont-Aven at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Moelan-sur-Mer, 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 Moelan-sur-Mer in Brittany.

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



at 9 km (direction north-east)

The extremely pretty centre of Quimperlé make it one...

See Quimperle guide


at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

The watermills and harbour area give Pont-Aven its own...

See Pont-Aven guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east), in the Morbihan department

Due to the fishing industry and war time damage Lorient...

See Lorient guide


at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

Now listed as a town of art and history,...

See Concarneau guide
Ile de Groix

Ile de Groix

Island at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Morbihan department

With a popular beach, lovely traditional cottages and scenic...

See Ile de Groix guide
Iles des Glenan

Iles des Glenan

Island at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

The uninhabited islands of the Glenan archipelago are now a popular nature...

See Iles des Glenan guide


at 36 km (direction west)

The long established resort of Benodet has a very...

See Benodet guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

The important town of Quimper is also one of the...

See Quimper guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 45 km (direction west)

One of the quieter towns in Finistere, the port...

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Morbihan department

Carnac is famius worldwide because of the extensive number of prehistoric standing...

See Carnac guide
Carnac Plage

Carnac Plage

Seaside resort at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Morbihan department

Sooner or later you might fatigue of the thousands of prehistoric...

See Carnac Plage guide


at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Morbihan department

Auray is a an attractive town with lovely views across the...

See Auray guide


at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Morbihan department

The picturesque harbour area of Saint-Goustan is a lovely...

See Saint-Goustan guide
La Trinite sur Mer

La Trinite sur Mer

at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Morbihan department

The quiet harbour town of La Trinité-sur-Mer is where you can discover...

See La Trinite sur Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Moelan-sur-Mer


Markets in and near Moelan-sur-Mer

Market days in Moelan-sur-Mer: weekly market: Tuesday & Saturday;

  • Moelan-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Quimperle: market Friday all day (9km)
  • Pont-Aven: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Guidel: market Wednesday & Sunday (11km)
  • Nevez: market Saturday (12km)
  • Ploemeur: market Sunday (17km)
  • Lorient: market Wednesday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Rosporden: market Thursday (22km)
  • Lanester: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Larmor-Plage: market Sunday (22km)

More information about Moelan-sur-Mer, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Moelan-sur-Mer, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (25km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Victor Chevassu (21km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (40km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (40km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (40km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (40km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Mousterlin (29km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (30km)
  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (51km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (17km)

Geography and distances

Moelan-sur-Mer is in the north-west of France at 40 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Moelan-sur-Mer is 457 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moelan-sur-Mer

Canton: Pont-Aven

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29350

Distance to Moelan-sur-Mer

from Quimper (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 457 km

from Calais: 528 km

from Nice: 960 km

from Bordeaux: 406 km

from Strasbourg: 847 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 Moelan-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baye, Clohars-Carnoet and Riec-sur-Belon.

This page in French: Visiter Moelan-sur-Mer

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