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Plouarzel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Plouarzel: highlights and tourist information

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Plouarzel is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 68 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Plouarzel is 522 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Conquet at 9 km and Ile Molene and Ouessant at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Plouarzel, 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 Plouarzel 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 Plouarzel


Markets in and near Plouarzel

  • Saint-Renan: market Saturday all day (8km)
  • Le Conquet: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Ploudalmezeau: market Friday (13km)
  • Brest: market every day (19km)
  • Lannilis: market Wednesday all day (22km)
  • Plouguerneau: market Thursday (26km)
  • Crozon: market Monday (27km)
  • Lesneven: market Monday all day (34km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Brignogan-Plage: market Friday - seasonal market only (39km)

More information about Plouarzel, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plouarzel, France

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


  • Océanopolis (22km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougastel-Daoulas (28km)
  • Argol (37km)
  • La Roche Maurice (40km)
  • La Martyre (42km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (43km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (8km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (19km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (9km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (22km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (22km)
  • Menez-Hom (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (19km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Plouarzel

Canton: Saint-Renan

Arrondissement: Brest

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29810

Distance to Plouarzel

from Quimper (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 522 km

from Calais: 550 km

from Nice: 1063 km

from Bordeaux: 510 km

from Strasbourg: 919 km

Getting here

Plouarzel 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 Plouarzel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breles, Lampaul-Plouarzel, Lanildut and Ploumoguer.

This page in French: Visiter Plouarzel

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