Morlaix tourism and travel guide

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Morlaix 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 Morlaix. For detailed visitor information see the Morlaix travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Morlaix in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pol-de-Leon at 16 km and Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral at 16 km.

Morlaix, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction )

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

See Plouezoch guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-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 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral guide


at 19 km (direction north-east)

Locquirec is a quiet tradional Brittany town, visited above all for its...

See Locquirec guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Guerlesquin guide


at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Roscoff guide


Island at 23 km (direction north-west)

The Ile-de-Batz is one of the most popular Brittany islands, with a...

See Ile-de-Batz guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

The walk through the ancient forest that is accessed from Huelgoat town...

See Huelgoat guide


at 29 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


at 32 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


at 32 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


at 32 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


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

Among the highlights in the center of Landerneau, the medieval houses next...

See Landerneau guide


Seaside resort at 35 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

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Morlaix, France

What to do at Morlaix? 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

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

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

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