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Plomelin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Plomelin: highlights and tourist information

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Plomelin is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Benodet at 7 km and Quimper at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Plomelin, 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 Plomelin in Brittany.

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



at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

See Benodet guide


at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Quimper guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pont l'Abbe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Locronan guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Concarneau guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Douarnenez guide
Iles des Glenan

Iles des Glenan

Island at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Iles des Glenan guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pont-Croix guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Audierne guide


at 31 km (direction east)

The watermills and harbour area give Pont-Aven its own special...

See Pont-Aven guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Le Faou guide


Seaside resort at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Morgat guide


at 43 km (direction north-west)

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

See Crozon guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Armorique Regional Park guide

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

Map of places to visit near Plomelin


Markets in and near Plomelin

  • Combrit: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (7km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (8km)
  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (9km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (11km)
  • Loctudy: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Guilvinec: market Sunday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Guilvinec: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Concarneau: market Monday & Friday (18km)

More information about Plomelin, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plomelin, France

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

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Pleyben (36km)
  • Argol (37km)
  • Brasparts (44km)
  • Lannedern (46km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (46km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (5km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (9km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (9km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Mousterlin (13km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (26km)
  • Menez-Hom (33km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (50km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (50km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Plomelin is in the north-west of France at 9 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Plomelin is 491 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plomelin

Canton: Quimper 3e Canton

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29700

Distance to Plomelin

from Quimper (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 491 km

from Calais: 549 km

from Nice: 1001 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 883 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 Plomelin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benodet, Combrit, Gouesnach and Tremeoc.

This page in French: Visiter Plomelin

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