Ploneour-Lanvern tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pont l'Abbe at 6 km from Ploneour-Lanvern

Visit Ploneour-Lanvern: highlights and tourist information

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Ploneour-Lanvern 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 Ploneour-Lanvern in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pont l'Abbe at 6 km and Benodet at 13 km.

Ploneour-Lanvern, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Benodet guide


at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Quimper guide


Seaside resort at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Douarnenez guide
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at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pont-Croix guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Locronan guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Audierne guide


at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Concarneau guide
Iles des Glenan

Iles des Glenan

Island at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Iles des Glenan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ile-de-Sein guide


Seaside resort at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Morgat guide


at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Pont-Aven guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Crozon guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Le Faou guide

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Markets in and near Ploneour-Lanvern

  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (6km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Penmarch: market Friday (11km)
  • Loctudy: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Guilvinec: market Sunday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Guilvinec: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (14km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (17km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Ploneour-Lanvern, France

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

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Argol (38km)
  • Pleyben (43km)
  • Brasparts (50km)
  • Lannedern (53km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (37km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (9km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (17km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (17km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Mousterlin (20km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (30km)
  • Menez-Hom (35km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (46km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (46km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Ploneour-Lanvern is in the north-west of France at 17 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Ploneour-Lanvern is 501 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ploneour-Lanvern

Canton: Plogastel-Saint-Germain

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29720

Distance to Ploneour-Lanvern

from Quimper (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 501 km

from Calais: 558 km

from Nice: 1008 km

from Bordeaux: 444 km

from Strasbourg: 893 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 Ploneour-Lanvern from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Peumerit, Plovan, Pont-l'Abbe, Pouldreuzic, Saint-Jean-Trolimon, Treguennec, Tremeoc and Treogat.

This page in French: Visiter Ploneour-Lanvern


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