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Motreff tourism and travel guide

Photo of Motreff in Finistere

Photo is of Huelgoat at 23 km from Motreff

Visit Motreff: highlights and tourist information

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Motreff is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Huelgoat at 23 km and Forges des Salles at 32 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Motreff, 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 Motreff in Brittany.

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



at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Huelgoat guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 32 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Attraction or village? The Forges des Salles was a 19th century village...

See Forges des Salles guide


at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Guerlesquin guide


at 37 km (direction south)

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

See Quimperle guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pont-Aven guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Morbihan department

Pontivy is particularly interesting because it has a medieval old town...

See Pontivy guide


at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Concarneau guide
Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Morbihan department

The Chateau de Pontivy has dominated the centre of...

See Chateau de Pontivy guide


at 46 km (direction north-west)

The pleasure port is the center of activity in the lively town...

See Morlaix guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Quimper guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west)

The attractive harbour and traditional wooden houses explain why Le Faou is...

See Le Faou guide


at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Pédernec is a small village with a pretty church and two chapels...

See Pedernec guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Morbihan department

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

See Lorient guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction west)

Locronan, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' is one of...

See Locronan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Motreff


Markets in and near Motreff

  • Gourin: market Monday all day (8km)
  • Carhaix-Plouguer: market Saturday all day (8km)
  • Rostrenen: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Huelgoat: market Thursday (23km)
  • Callac: market Wednesday all day (24km)
  • Rosporden: market Thursday (34km)
  • Quimperle: market Friday all day (37km)
  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (40km)
  • Pont-Aven: market Tuesday (41km)
  • Moelan-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Saturday (43km)

More information about Motreff, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Motreff, France

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

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Lannedern (28km)
  • Pleyben (31km)
  • Brasparts (32km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (37km)
  • Plougonven (37km)
  • Commana (38km)
  • Sizun (45km)
  • Guimiliau (46km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (46km)
  • Locmelar (47km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (48km)
  • Bodilis (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Trévarez (19km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (23km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (30km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (46km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (46km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (33km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (37km)
  • Menez Bré (46km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (45km)

Geography and distances

Motreff is in the north-west of France at 46 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Motreff is 441 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Motreff

Canton: Carhaix-Plouguer

Arrondissement: Châteaulin

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29270

Distance to Motreff

from Quimper (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 441 km

from Calais: 495 km

from Nice: 974 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 835 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 Motreff from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Plevin, Saint-Hernin and Treogan.

This page in French: Visiter Motreff

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