Plaintel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Brieuc at 12 km from Plaintel

Visit Plaintel: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Plaintel in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brieuc at 12 km and Moncontour at 15 km.

Plaintel, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

Saint-Brieuc has a cathedral and a historic centre with several medieval houses...

See Saint-Brieuc guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

The highlight in Moncontour is exploring the streets of half-timbered houses within...

See Moncontour guide
Pointe du Roselier

Pointe du Roselier

at 18 km (direction north-east)

The Pointe du Roselier is a beautiful view of the cliffs and...

See Pointe du Roselier guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction north-east)

Binic is a small seaside resort with an attractive harbour and several...

See Binic guide
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at 28 km (direction north-east)

Saint-Quay-Portrieux is a small resort in Brittany, with a sandy beach and...

See Saint-Quay-Portrieux guide
Le Val-André

Le Val-André

at 29 km (direction north-east)

Le Val-André is a family friendly seaside resort on the Brittany coast...

See Le Val-André guide
Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

Church at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

The Basilica in Guingamp is an interesting mix of archtectural styles and...

See Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

The centre of Guingamp has several colombage houses and an important basilica...

See Guingamp guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

Attraction or village? The Forges des Salles was a 19th century village...

See Forges des Salles guide


Seaside resort at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

Erquy is a small resort near several sandy beaches and the viewpoint...

See Erquy guide
Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Morbihan department

The Chateau de Pontivy has dominated the centre of Pontivy in Morbihan...

See Chateau de Pontivy guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Morbihan department

Pontivy is particularly interesting because it has a medieval old town and...

See Pontivy guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

Pédernec is a small village with a pretty church and two chapels...

See Pedernec guide


Seaside resort at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

Sables-d'Or-les-Pins is a lovely beach on the Brittany coast...

See Sables-d'Or-les-Pins guide

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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

What to do at Plaintel? 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

Plaintel is in the north-west of France at 12 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Plaintel is 383 kilometres from Paris).

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

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


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