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Plogastel-Saint-Germain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plogastel-Saint-Germain in Finistere

Photo is of Douarnenez at 13 km from Plogastel-Saint-Germain

Visit Plogastel-Saint-Germain: highlights and tourist information

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Plogastel-Saint-Germain is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Douarnenez at 13 km and Quimper at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Plogastel-Saint-Germain, 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 Plogastel-Saint-Germain in Brittany.

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



Seaside resort at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Douarnenez guide


at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Quimper guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Locronan guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pont-Croix guide


at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Benodet guide


at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Audierne guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Concarneau guide


Seaside resort at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Morgat guide


at 33 km (direction north-west)

The Crozon peninsula in western Brittany has an ideal...

See Crozon guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Le Faou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west)

As well as lovely scenery you will also enjoy exploring the village...

See Ile-de-Sein guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Armorique Regional Park guide
Iles des Glenan

Iles des Glenan

Island at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Iles des Glenan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Plogastel-Saint-Germain


Markets in and near Plogastel-Saint-Germain

  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (12km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (13km)
  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (14km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Pont-Croix: market Thursday (17km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (18km)
  • Loctudy: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Penmarch: market Friday (20km)
  • Audierne: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Guilvinec: market Sunday - seasonal market only (21km)

More information about Plogastel-Saint-Germain, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plogastel-Saint-Germain, France

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

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Argol (29km)
  • Pleyben (35km)
  • Brasparts (42km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (44km)
  • Lannedern (45km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (35km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (13km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (13km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (14km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (39km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Mousterlin (24km)
  • Menez-Hom (26km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (36km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (39km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (39km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (47km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (57km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Plogastel-Saint-Germain is in the north-west of France at 13 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Plogastel-Saint-Germain is 498 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plogastel-Saint-Germain

Canton: Plogastel-Saint-Germain

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29710

Distance to Plogastel-Saint-Germain

from Quimper (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 498 km

from Calais: 552 km

from Nice: 1011 km

from Bordeaux: 450 km

from Strasbourg: 891 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 Plogastel-Saint-Germain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gourlizon, Landudec, Peumerit and Ploneis.

This page in French: Visiter Plogastel-Saint-Germain

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