Plogonnec tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plogonnec in Finistere

Photo is of Locronan at 3 km from Plogonnec

Visit Plogonnec: highlights and tourist information

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Plogonnec is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Plogonnec in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Locronan at 3 km and Douarnenez at 10 km.

Plogonnec, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Locronan guide


Seaside resort at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Douarnenez guide


at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Quimper guide


at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Pont-Croix guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 23 km (direction south)

One of the quieter towns in Finistere, the port in Pont-l'Abbé and...

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Benodet guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Le Faou guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Armorique Regional Park guide


at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Audierne guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Morgat guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Crozon guide


at 31 km (direction south-east)

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

See Concarneau guide


Seaside resort at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

The pleasure port, local beaches, historic monuments and prehistoric standing stones nearby...

See Camaret guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Ile-de-Sein guide

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Map of places to visit near Plogonnec


Markets in and near Plogonnec

  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (10km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (11km)
  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (15km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Pont-Croix: market Thursday (22km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (23km)
  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (24km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (24km)
  • Audierne: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Plogonnec, France

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


  • Océanopolis (39km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Argol (21km)
  • Pleyben (24km)
  • Brasparts (30km)
  • Lannedern (33km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (35km)
  • Sizun (38km)
  • Commana (41km)
  • La Martyre (41km)
  • Locmelar (42km)
  • La Roche Maurice (44km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (48km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (41km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (50km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (12km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (12km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (21km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (30km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (41km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Menez-Hom (16km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (28km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (36km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (37km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (37km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (43km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (41km)

Geography and distances

Plogonnec is in the north-west of France at 12 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Plogonnec is 490 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plogonnec

Canton: Douarnenez

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29180

Distance to Plogonnec

from Quimper (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 490 km

from Calais: 541 km

from Nice: 1010 km

from Bordeaux: 454 km

from Strasbourg: 884 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 Plogonnec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Guengat, Kerlaz, Le Juch, Locronan, Plonevez-Porzay and Quemeneven.

This page in French: Visiter Plogonnec