Plelo tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Binic at 10 km from Plelo

Visit Plelo: highlights and tourist information

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Plelo 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 Plelo in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Binic at 10 km and Saint-Quay-Portrieux at 13 km.

Plelo, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Binic guide


at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Quay-Portrieux guide


at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Brieuc guide


at 15 km (direction west)

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

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

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

Church at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours guide
Pointe du Roselier

Pointe du Roselier

at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Pointe du Roselier guide


at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pontrieux guide
Beauport Abbey

Beauport Abbey

Abbey at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Beauport Abbey guide
Beauport Abbey Gardens

Beauport Abbey Gardens

Garden at 24 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes d'Armor department

The gardens of Beauport Abbey form a charming setting for the evocative...

See Beauport Abbey Gardens guide


at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Pedernec guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Paimpol guide
Le Val-André

Le Val-André

at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Le Val-André guide
Ile Brehat

Ile Brehat

Island at 30 km (direction east)

The views and landscapes of the small island of Ile-Bréhat can be...

See Ile Brehat guide
La Roche-Derrien

La Roche-Derrien

at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Roche-Derrien guide

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Markets in and near Plelo

  • Chatelaudren: market Monday (3km)
  • Lanvollon: market Friday (9km)
  • Binic: market Thursday (10km)
  • Etables-sur-Mer: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Plouha: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Saint-Quay-Portrieux: market Monday & Friday (13km)
  • Plerin: market Sunday (13km)
  • Saint-Brieuc: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (15km)
  • Guingamp: market Saturday all day & Friday (15km)
  • Quintin: market Tuesday (17km)

More information about Plelo, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plelo, France

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


  • Aquarium marin de Trégastel (52km)

Grand sites of France

National Monuments

  • Maison Ernest Renan (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (25km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (27km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (31km)
  • Jardins de Kerdalo (32km)
  • Jardin du Kestellic (34km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (23km)
  • Abbaye de Beauport (24km)
  • Menez Bré (27km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (29km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (36km)
  • Sillon de Talbert (37km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (40km)
  • Source - Rance (42km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (50km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Sept-Îles (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (6km)

Geography and distances

Plelo is in the north-west of France at 14 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Plelo is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plelo

Canton: Châtelaudren

Arrondissement: Saint-Brieuc

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22170

Distance to Plelo

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 435 km

from Nice: 953 km

from Bordeaux: 451 km

from Strasbourg: 786 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 Plelo from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bringolo, Chatelaudren, Goudelin, Lantic, Plerneuf, Plouagat, Plouvara, Saint-Jean-Kerdaniel, Tregomeur and Treguidel.

This page in French: Visiter Plelo