Plaintel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Plaintel: highlights and tourist information

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Plaintel is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 12 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Plaintel is 383 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brieuc at 12 km and Moncontour at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Plaintel, 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 Plaintel in Brittany.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Plaintel

Markets in and near Plaintel

  • Quintin: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Ploeuc-sur-Lie: market Thursday (8km)
  • Saint-Brieuc: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (12km)
  • Plerin: market Sunday (15km)
  • Chatelaudren: market Monday (19km)
  • Binic: market Thursday (22km)
  • Lamballe: market Thursday all day (23km)
  • Etables-sur-Mer: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Loudeac: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Quay-Portrieux: market Monday & Friday (27km)

More information about Plaintel, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plaintel, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Plaintel.

Grand sites of France

National Monuments

  • Maison Ernest Renan (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Colombier (10km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (26km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (30km)
  • Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (44km)
  • Jardins de Kerdalo (51km)
  • Jardin du Kestellic (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Rance (24km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (28km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (29km)
  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (30km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (39km)
  • Menez Bré (41km)
  • Abbaye de Beauport (43km)
  • Cap Frehel (48km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quintin (7km)
  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (22km)
  • Pontrieux (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (20km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Plaintel

Canton: Ploeuc-sur-Lié

Arrondissement: Saint-Brieuc

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22940

Distance to Plaintel

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 383 km

from Calais: 439 km

from Nice: 936 km

from Bordeaux: 432 km

from Strasbourg: 778 km

Getting here

Plaintel is in the north-west of France. 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 Plaintel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Plaine-Haute, Pledran, Saint-Brandan and Saint-Julien.

This page in French: Visiter Plaintel