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Pencran tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pencran in Finistere

Photo is of Landerneau at 2 km from Pencran

Visit Pencran: highlights and tourist information

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Pencran is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Landerneau at 2 km and Armorique Regional Park at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pencran, 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 Pencran in Brittany.

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



at 2 km (direction north-west)

Among the highlights in the center of Landerneau, the...

See Landerneau guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

The Armorique regional park is a lovely way to...

See Armorique Regional Park guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Le Faou guide


at 28 km (direction south-west)

The Crozon peninsula in western Brittany has an ideal combination of...

See Crozon guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction south-west)

The long sandy beach at Morgat has been the centre of activity...

See Morgat guide


Seaside resort at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

The pleasure port, local beaches, historic monuments and prehistoric standing stones nearby...

See Camaret guide


at 33 km (direction north-east)

The highlight of your visit to Saint-Pol-de-Léon migh be...

See Saint-Pol-de-Leon guide
Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Cathedral at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Morlaix guide


at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Huelgoat guide


at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Roscoff guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Locronan guide


Island at 38 km (direction north-east)

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

See Ile-de-Batz guide


at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Plouezoch guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pencran


Markets in and near Pencran

  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (15km)
  • Lesneven: market Monday all day (17km)
  • Brest: market every day (19km)
  • Plouescat: market Saturday (25km)
  • Lannilis: market Wednesday all day (26km)
  • Brignogan-Plage: market Friday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Plouguerneau: market Thursday (28km)
  • Crozon: market Monday (28km)
  • Saint-Renan: market Saturday all day (29km)

Hotels near Pencran

More information about Pencran, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Pencran, France

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


  • Océanopolis (16km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • La Roche Maurice (5km)
  • La Martyre (5km)
  • Sizun (12km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (12km)
  • Locmelar (12km)
  • Bodilis (14km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (16km)
  • Guimiliau (18km)
  • Commana (21km)
  • Argol (22km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (23km)
  • Brasparts (25km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (26km)
  • Lannedern (29km)
  • Pleyben (30km)
  • Plougonven (40km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (58km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (28km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (19km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (37km)
  • Jardin exotique (37km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (38km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (23km)
  • Menez-Hom (24km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (35km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (35km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (19km)

Geography and distances

Pencran is in the north-west of France at 50 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Pencran is 486 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pencran

Canton: Landerneau

Arrondissement: Brest

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29800

Distance to Pencran

from Quimper (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 486 km

from Calais: 519 km

from Nice: 1030 km

from Bordeaux: 488 km

from Strasbourg: 882 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 Pencran from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dirinon, La Forest-Landerneau, La Martyre, La Roche-Maurice, Landerneau, Plouedern, Saint-Urbain and Treflevenez.

This page in French: Visiter Pencran

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