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Pleyben tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pleyben: highlights and tourist information

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Pleyben is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Tourist classifications for Pleyben include "enclos-paroissial".

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Faou at 17 km and Huelgoat at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pleyben, 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 Pleyben in Brittany.

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

Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

The attractive harbour and traditional wooden houses explain why...

See Le Faou guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

The walk through the ancient forest that is accessed from Huelgoat...

See Huelgoat guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Locronan guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Armorique Regional Park guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Quimper guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Douarnenez guide


at 32 km (direction north-west)

Among the highlights in the center of Landerneau, the medieval houses next...

See Landerneau guide


at 38 km (direction west)

The Crozon peninsula in western Brittany has an ideal combination of villages,...

See Crozon guide


Seaside resort at 39 km (direction west)

The long sandy beach at Morgat has been the centre of activity...

See Morgat guide


at 40 km (direction south)

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

See Concarneau guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

The pleasure port is the center of activity in the...

See Morlaix guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Benodet guide


at 43 km (direction north-east)

Guerlesquin, listed as a 'small city of character', is a lovely...

See Guerlesquin guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pont-Croix guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pleyben


Markets in and near Pleyben

  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (10km)
  • Huelgoat: market Thursday (23km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Gourin: market Monday all day (29km)
  • Carhaix-Plouguer: market Saturday all day (30km)
  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (31km)
  • Rosporden: market Thursday (32km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (32km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (37km)

More information about Pleyben, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Pleyben, France

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


  • Océanopolis (39km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Brasparts (8km)
  • Lannedern (10km)
  • Commana (21km)
  • Sizun (21km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (26km)
  • Argol (26km)
  • Locmelar (26km)
  • La Martyre (29km)
  • Guimiliau (29km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (30km)
  • La Roche Maurice (32km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (33km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (34km)
  • Bodilis (35km)
  • Plougonven (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Trévarez (15km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (23km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (27km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (27km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (40km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (14km)
  • Menez-Hom (20km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (42km)

Geography and distances

Pleyben is in the north-west of France at 27 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Pleyben is 470 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pleyben

Canton: Pleyben

Arrondissement: Châteaulin

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29190

Distance to Pleyben

from Quimper (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 470 km

from Calais: 517 km

from Nice: 1002 km

from Bordeaux: 458 km

from Strasbourg: 865 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 Pleyben from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lennon, Loperec and Lothey.

This page in French: Visiter Pleyben

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