Pleven tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pleven: highlights and tourist information

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Pleven is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 33 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Pleven is 345 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Plancoet at 7 km and Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pleven, 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 Pleven in Brittany.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Pleven

Markets in and near Pleven

  • Plancoet: market Saturday (7km)
  • Matignon: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Lamballe: market Thursday all day (14km)
  • Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Cast-le-Guildo: market Monday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Lancieux: market Tuesday & Tuesday (18km)
  • Erquy: market Saturday (19km)
  • Broons: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Dinan: market Thursday (20km)
  • Pleneuf-Val-Andre: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)

More information about Pleven, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Pleven, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Pleven.

Grand sites of France

  • Cap d'Erquy / Cap Frehel (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Montmarin (22km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (29km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (32km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Îlot de la Colombière (17km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (20km)
  • Cap Frehel (22km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (22km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (24km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (26km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (27km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (27km)
  • Source - Rance (27km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (27km)
  • Cézembre (28km)
  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (31km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (32km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (35km)
  • Île Besnard (35km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (38km)
  • Île du Guesclin (39km)
  • Île des Rimains (42km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (43km)
  • Île des Landes (43km)
  • Chausey (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Juvat (25km)
  • Saint-Malo (28km)
  • Quintin (45km)
  • Le Rheu (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pleven

Canton: Plancoët

Arrondissement: Dinan

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22130

Distance to Pleven

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 345 km

from Calais: 406 km

from Nice: 910 km

from Bordeaux: 427 km

from Strasbourg: 741 km

Getting here

Pleven is in the north-west of France. 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 Pleven from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourseul, Landebia, Pledeliac, Plorec-sur-Arguenon, Pluduno, Saint-Denoual and Saint-Meloir-des-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Pleven