Morlaix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Morlaix in Finistere

Visit Morlaix: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The pleasure port is the center of activity in the lively town of Morlaix

Important note

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

Morlaix is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 68 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Morlaix is 454 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pol-de-Leon at 16 km and Locquirec at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Morlaix, 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 Morlaix 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 Morlaix

Markets in and near Morlaix

Market days in Morlaix: weekly market: Saturday all day;

  • Morlaix: market Saturday all day (0km)
  • Carantec: market Thursday (11km)
  • Plougasnou: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Saint-Pol-de-Leon: market Tuesday all day (17km)
  • Plestin-les-Greves: market Sunday (17km)
  • Locquirec: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Roscoff: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (19km)
  • Huelgoat: market Thursday (25km)
  • Plouaret: market Tuesday (26km)

More information about Morlaix, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Morlaix, France

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


  • Aquarium marin de Trégastel (36km)
  • Océanopolis (49km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougonven (11km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (11km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (15km)
  • Guimiliau (16km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (18km)
  • Commana (21km)
  • Bodilis (22km)
  • Locmelar (23km)
  • Sizun (27km)
  • La Martyre (29km)
  • La Roche Maurice (30km)
  • Lannedern (31km)
  • Brasparts (32km)
  • Pleyben (41km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (46km)
  • Argol (52km)

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (7km)
  • Maison Ernest Renan (50km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin exotique (20km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (22km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (25km)
  • Jardin du Kestellic (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (27km)
  • Île Milliau (27km)
  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (28km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (32km)
  • Menez Bré (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Sept-Îles (43km)
  • Menez-Hom (50km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (11km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Morlaix

Canton: Morlaix

Arrondissement: Morlaix

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29600

Distance to Morlaix

from Quimper (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 454 km

from Calais: 486 km

from Nice: 1011 km

from Bordeaux: 485 km

from Strasbourg: 851 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Garlan, Locquenole, Plourin-les-Morlaix, Saint-Martin-Des-Champs, Sainte-Seve and Taule.

This page in French: Visiter Morlaix