Ouessant tourism and travel guide
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Ouessant is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 90 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Ouessant is 548 kilometres from Paris).
Ouessant, 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 Ouessant 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 Ouessant
Markets in and near Ouessant
- Le Conquet: market Tuesday (26km)
- Ploudalmezeau: market Friday (34km)
- Saint-Renan: market Saturday all day (35km)
- Lannilis: market Wednesday all day (44km)
- Brest: market every day (46km)
- Plouguerneau: market Thursday (46km)
- Crozon: market Monday (50km)
More information about Ouessant, Brittany
Tourist attractions near Ouessant, France
Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ouessant.
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)
- Saint-Renan (35km)
- Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (46km)
Sites of natural beauty
- Presqu'île de Kermorvan (25km)
- Pointe de Penhir (42km)
- Baie de Douarnenez (42km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)
- Brest (46km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Ouessant
from Quimper (prefecture): 90 km
from Paris: 548 km
from Calais: 571 km
from Nice: 1088 km
from Bordeaux: 530 km
from Strasbourg: 945 km
Ouessant 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 Ouessant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
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This page in French: Visiter Ouessant