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Plouarzel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plouarzel in Finistere

Photo is of Le Conquet at 9 km from Plouarzel

Visit Plouarzel: highlights and tourist information

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Plouarzel is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

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

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!

Le Conquet

Le Conquet

at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

The surrounding rocky coastline is the main attraction here, and the...

See Le Conquet guide
Ile Molene and Ouessant

Ile Molene and Ouessant

Island at 17 km (direction west)

The remote and barren landscapes of the Molene islands are...

See Ile Molene and Ouessant guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Camaret guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Crozon guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Morgat guide


at 36 km (direction east)

Among the highlights in the center of Landerneau, the...

See Landerneau guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Armorique Regional Park guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south)

As well as lovely scenery you will also enjoy...

See Ile-de-Sein guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

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

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

See Le Faou guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pont-Croix guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Audierne guide


Seaside resort at 48 km (direction south-east)

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

See Douarnenez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Locronan guide


at 68 km (direction south-east)

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

See Quimper guide

... 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

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

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

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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