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Pleuven tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pleuven in Finistere

Photo is of Benodet at 6 km from Pleuven

Visit Pleuven: highlights and tourist information

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Pleuven is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Benodet at 6 km and Quimper at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pleuven, 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 Pleuven in Brittany.

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



at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

The long established resort of Benodet has a very scenic...

See Benodet guide


at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

The important town of Quimper is also one of the most...

See Quimper guide


at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

Now listed as a town of art and history, you...

See Concarneau guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

One of the quieter towns in Finistere, the port in...

See Pont l'Abbe guide
Iles des Glenan

Iles des Glenan

Island at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

The uninhabited islands of the Glenan archipelago are now a popular nature...

See Iles des Glenan guide


at 23 km (direction east)

The watermills and harbour area give Pont-Aven its own special...

See Pont-Aven guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-west)

Locronan, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' is one...

See Locronan guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

Tourism based around the beaches and pleasure port have largely...

See Douarnenez guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

The Collegiale Church of Notre-Dame de Roscudon and the narow surrounding...

See Pont-Croix guide


at 37 km (direction east)

The extremely pretty centre of Quimperlé make it one of the loveliest...

See Quimperle guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

The picturesque harbour area and the proximity of beaches...

See Audierne guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-north-west)

The attractive harbour and traditional wooden houses explain why Le Faou is...

See Le Faou guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Morbihan department

Due to the fishing industry and war time damage...

See Lorient guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 48 km (direction north-north-west)

The Armorique regional park is a lovely way to...

See Armorique Regional Park guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Finistere

Map of places to visit near Pleuven


Markets in and near Pleuven

  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (3km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (3km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (5km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Concarneau: market Monday & Friday (10km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (11km)
  • Loctudy: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (14km)
  • Rosporden: market Thursday (17km)
  • Nevez: market Saturday (21km)

Hotels near Pleuven

More information about Pleuven, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Pleuven, France

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

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Pleyben (36km)
  • Argol (43km)
  • Brasparts (44km)
  • Lannedern (45km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (9km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (11km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (11km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Mousterlin (7km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (21km)
  • Menez-Hom (38km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (58km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (58km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Pleuven is in the north-west of France at 11 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Pleuven is 484 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pleuven

Canton: Fouesnant

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29170

Distance to Pleuven

from Quimper (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 484 km

from Calais: 544 km

from Nice: 992 km

from Bordeaux: 433 km

from Strasbourg: 876 km

Getting here

Most visitors Most UK visitors arrive by car from one of the many cross-channel ports along the Brittany and Normandy coast. These are typically within 2 hours drive. For driving distances to Pleuven from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benodet, Clohars-Fouesnant, Fouesnant, Gouesnach, La Foret-Fouesnant and Saint-Evarzec.

This page in French: Visiter Pleuven

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