Ploeven tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ploeven: highlights and tourist information

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Ploeven is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 20 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Ploeven is 491 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Locronan at 7 km and Douarnenez at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ploeven, 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 Ploeven in Brittany.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Ploeven

Markets in and near Ploeven

  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (10km)
  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (11km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Crozon: market Monday (22km)
  • Pont-Croix: market Thursday (23km)
  • Audierne: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Brest: market every day (32km)
  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (32km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (33km)

More information about Ploeven, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Ploeven, France

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


  • Océanopolis (30km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Argol (12km)
  • Pleyben (21km)
  • Brasparts (26km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (26km)
  • Lannedern (30km)
  • Sizun (30km)
  • La Martyre (33km)
  • Locmelar (35km)
  • La Roche Maurice (35km)
  • Commana (35km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (40km)
  • Guimiliau (41km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (42km)
  • Bodilis (43km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (46km)
  • Plougonven (56km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (40km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (20km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (20km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (30km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (32km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (32km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Menez-Hom (7km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (30km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (31km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (31km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (37km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (32km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ploeven

Canton: Châteaulin

Arrondissement: Châteaulin

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29550

Distance to Ploeven

from Quimper (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 491 km

from Calais: 538 km

from Nice: 1017 km

from Bordeaux: 463 km

from Strasbourg: 885 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Locronan, Plomodiern, Plonevez-Porzay and Saint-Nic.

This page in French: Visiter Ploeven