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Plogonnec tourism and travel guide

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Visit Plogonnec: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Locronan at 3 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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Plogonnec, 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 Plogonnec 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 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)

More information about Plogonnec, Brittany

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

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

Plogonnec 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 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

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