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Plessala tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plessala in Cotes-d'Armor

Photo is of Moncontour at 9 km from Plessala

Visit Plessala: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour at 9 km and Saint-Brieuc at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Plessala, 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 Plessala in Brittany.

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



at 9 km (direction )

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

See Moncontour guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

Saint-Brieuc has a cathedral and a historic centre with...

See Saint-Brieuc guide
Pointe du Roselier

Pointe du Roselier

at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Pointe du Roselier guide
Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Morbihan department

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

See Chateau de Pontivy guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Morbihan department

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

See Pontivy guide
Le Val-André

Le Val-André

at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Le Val-André guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Morbihan department

The castle and the river are the centre of your visit...

See Josselin guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Morbihan department

The Chateau de Josselin has a 1000 year history and includes...

See Chateau de Josselin guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 38 km (direction west)

Attraction or village? The Forges des Salles was a...

See Forges des Salles guide


Seaside resort at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Binic guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

Quiet when compared with the coast towns in Brittany, Plancoet and...

See Plancoet guide


Seaside resort at 41 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Erquy guide
Cap Frehel

Cap Frehel

at 43 km (direction north-east)

Cap-Fréhel is a scenic clifftop, viewpoint and coastal path...

See Cap Frehel guide


Seaside resort at 43 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Sables-d'Or-les-Pins guide

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

Map of places to visit near Plessala


Markets in and near Plessala

  • Ploeuc-sur-Lie: market Thursday (13km)
  • Loudeac: market Saturday (15km)
  • Lamballe: market Thursday all day (23km)
  • Quintin: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Broons: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Saint-Brieuc: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (28km)
  • Plerin: market Sunday (31km)
  • Mauron: market Friday (33km)
  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (33km)
  • Pleneuf-Val-Andre: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)

More information about Plessala, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plessala, France

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

Grand sites of France

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Colombier (13km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (28km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (45km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Rance (6km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (33km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (37km)
  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (42km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (44km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (46km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (48km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (49km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (52km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (59km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (59km)
  • Cézembre (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quintin (26km)
  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (27km)
  • Saint-Juvat (43km)
  • Saint-Malo (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (39km)

Geography and distances

Plessala is in the north-west of France at 28 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Plessala is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plessala

Canton: Plouguenast

Arrondissement: Saint-Brieuc

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22330

Distance to Plessala

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 438 km

from Nice: 917 km

from Bordeaux: 413 km

from Strasbourg: 765 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 Plessala from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Langast, Plouguenast, Saint-Gilles-du-Mene and Saint-Goueno.

This page in French: Visiter Plessala

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