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Plestan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plestan in Cotes-d'Armor

Photo is of Moncontour at 15 km from Plestan

Visit Plestan: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour at 15 km and Plancoet at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Plestan, 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 Plestan in Brittany.

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



at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

The highlight in Moncontour is exploring the streets of...

See Moncontour guide


at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Plancoet guide
Le Val-André

Le Val-André

at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Le Val-André guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Erquy guide
Cap Frehel

Cap Frehel

at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cap Frehel guide


Seaside resort at 24 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
Pointe du Roselier

Pointe du Roselier

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pointe du Roselier guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Brieuc guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction north-east)

Saint-cast-le-Guildo is a small seaside resort with a sandy beach and...

See Saint-Cast-le-Guildo guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction north-east)

Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer is a small town on a peninsula in...

See Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

Plévenon is a small village in Brittany near Cap Fréhel...

See Plevenon guide
Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 30 km (direction east)

The Church of Saint-Malo in Dinan is a large...

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 30 km (direction east)

Dinan castle is an imposing medieval castle which also has...

See Chateau de Dinan guide


at 30 km (direction east)

The extensive medieval centre of the walled town of...

See Dinan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Plestan


Markets in and near Plestan

  • Lamballe: market Thursday all day (7km)
  • Broons: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Plancoet: market Saturday (19km)
  • Pleneuf-Val-Andre: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Matignon: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Erquy: market Saturday (23km)
  • Ploeuc-sur-Lie: market Thursday (24km)
  • Saint-Brieuc: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Cast-le-Guildo: market Monday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer: market Friday (27km)

More information about Plestan, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plestan, France

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

Grand sites of France

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Colombier (18km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (34km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (40km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (40km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (47km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Rance (16km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (22km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (28km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (28km)
  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (30km)
  • Cap Frehel (30km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (31km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (38km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (38km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (38km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (39km)
  • Cézembre (39km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (44km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (47km)
  • Île Besnard (47km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (49km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (50km)
  • Île du Guesclin (51km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (51km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (55km)
  • Île des Landes (55km)
  • Abbaye de Beauport (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Bedee (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Juvat (31km)
  • Quintin (34km)
  • Saint-Malo (40km)
  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (37km)

Geography and distances

Plestan is in the north-west of France at 26 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Plestan is 356 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plestan

Canton: Jugon-les-Lacs

Arrondissement: Dinan

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22640

Distance to Plestan

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 356 km

from Calais: 418 km

from Nice: 914 km

from Bordeaux: 424 km

from Strasbourg: 751 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 Plestan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Malhoure, Lamballe, Noyal, Pledeliac, Saint-Rieul and Tramain.

This page in French: Visiter Plestan

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