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Penvenan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Penvenan in Cotes-d'Armor

Photo is of Treguier cathedral at 5 km from Penvenan

Visit Penvenan: highlights and tourist information

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Penvenan is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Treguier cathedral at 5 km and Treguier at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Penvenan, 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 Penvenan in Brittany.

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

Treguier cathedral

Treguier cathedral

Cathedral at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

Tréguier cathedral is a gothic style cathedral with a beautiful cloister...

See Treguier cathedral guide
Treguier

Treguier

at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

The cathedral and the 15th century half-timbered houses combine to...

See Treguier guide
La Roche-Derrien

La Roche-Derrien

at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

La Roche-Derrien is a village with medieval origins ad several medieval...

See La Roche-Derrien guide
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec

Seaside resort at 11 km (direction west)

Peros-Guirec is a popular town in the heart of the beautiful Cote...

See Perros-Guirec guide
 
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Cote de Granit Rose

Cote de Granit Rose

Scenery at 13 km (direction west)

The pink rocks and blue seas of the Cote de Granit...

See Cote de Granit Rose guide
Ploumanac'h

Ploumanac'h

at 14 km (direction west)

Ploumanac'h is a small village that is very well situated...

See Ploumanac'h guide
Lannion

Lannion

at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

Lannion is an interesting detour, with several medieval houses and a pretty...

See Lannion guide
Brelevenez

Brelevenez

at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

Brelevenez is a region of Lannion with a beautiful staircase leading to...

See Brelevenez guide
Tregastel

Tregastel

Seaside resort at 15 km (direction west)

The resort of Tregastel has one of the nicest beaches...

See Tregastel guide
Pontrieux

Pontrieux

at 16 km (direction south-east)

The canals, river and port in Pontrieux - and the famous washhouses...

See Pontrieux guide
Pleumeur-Bodou

Pleumeur-Bodou

at 17 km (direction west)

Pleumeur-Bodou is a small town in north Brittany with several...

See Pleumeur-Bodou guide
Paimpol

Paimpol

at 19 km (direction east)

The harbour and the traditional small houses combine to make...

See Paimpol guide
Trebeurden

Trebeurden

at 20 km (direction west)

Trebeurden is a small resort with a sandy beach...

See Trebeurden guide
Beauport Abbey

Beauport Abbey

Abbey at 21 km (direction east)

The 13th century abbey at Beauport is a lovely mix of...

See Beauport Abbey guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cotes-d'Armor

Map of places to visit near Penvenan

 
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Markets in and near Penvenan

Market days in Penvenan: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Penvenan: market Saturday (0km)
  • Treguier: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Perros-Guirec: market Friday (10km)
  • Pleubian: market Saturday (12km)
  • Tregastel: market Monday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Lannion: market Thursday (15km)
  • Paimpol: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Trebeurden: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Plouezec: market Saturday (24km)
  • Plouaret: market Tuesday (26km)

More information about Penvenan, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Penvenan, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium marin de Trégastel (16km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougonven (44km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (59km)

Grand sites of France

National Monuments

  • Maison Ernest Renan (6km)
  • Cairn de Barnenez (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Kestellic (4km)
  • Jardins de Kerdalo (8km)
  • Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (14km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Sept-Îles (16km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (17km)
  • Sillon de Talbert (17km)
  • Abbaye de Beauport (21km)
  • Île Milliau (23km)
  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (23km)
  • Menez Bré (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Penvenan is in the north-west of France at 51 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Penvenan is 413 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Penvenan

Canton: Tréguier

Arrondissement: Lannion

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22710

Distance to Penvenan

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 413 km

from Calais: 439 km

from Nice: 990 km

from Bordeaux: 488 km

from Strasbourg: 810 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car, often from a ferry port such as Roscoff or Saint Malo nearby on the northern Brittany coast. For driving distances to Penvenan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Camlez, Coatreven, Kermaria-Sulard, Minihy-Treguier, Plougrescant, Plouguiel, Treguier, Trelevern, Trevou-Treguignec and Trezeny.

This page in French: Visiter Penvenan

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