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Penmarch tourism and travel guide

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Visit Penmarch: highlights and tourist information

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Penmarch is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 27 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Penmarch is 508 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pont l'Abbe at 11 km and Benodet at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Penmarch, 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 Penmarch 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 Penmarch


Markets in and near Penmarch

Market days in Penmarch: weekly market: Friday;

  • Penmarch: market Friday (0km)
  • Guilvinec: market Sunday - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Guilvinec: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (10km)
  • Loctudy: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (19km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (26km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (27km)

More information about Penmarch, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Penmarch, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (16km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (27km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Mousterlin (24km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (27km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Penmarch

Canton: Guilvinec

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29760

Distance to Penmarch

from Quimper (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 508 km

from Calais: 568 km

from Nice: 1008 km

from Bordeaux: 439 km

from Strasbourg: 899 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Guilvinec, Plomeur and Treffiagat.

This page in French: Visiter Penmarch

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