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Ploubalay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ploubalay in Cotes-d'Armor

Photo is of Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer at 4 km from Ploubalay

Visit Ploubalay: highlights and tourist information

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Ploubalay is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer at 4 km and Saint-Briac-sur-Mer at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ploubalay, 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 Ploubalay in Brittany.

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



Seaside resort at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer is a small town on a peninsula in Brittany that...

See Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 5 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The resort of Saint-Briac-sur-Mer is an attractive destination with lovely views, several...

See Saint-Briac-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 7 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Saint-Lunaire is a small resort, established west of Dinard in the 19th...

See Saint-Lunaire guide


at 8 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Dinard, estblished as a fashionable resort in the 19th century,...

See Dinard guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

Quiet when compared with the coast towns in Brittany, Plancoet and...

See Plancoet guide
Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

at 9 km (direction north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Pointe de la Malouine in Dinard is a promontory west...

See Dinard Pointe de la Malouine guide
Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

at 10 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Pointe du Moulinet in Dinard is visited for the...

See Dinard Pointe du Moulinet guide


Seaside resort at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

Saint-cast-le-Guildo is a small seaside resort with a sandy beach and easy...

See Saint-Cast-le-Guildo guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

at 13 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The Emerald Coast in northern Brittany is extremely popular...

See Emerald Coast guide


at 13 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

We were pleased to discover that Saint-Malo, often considered a...

See Saint-Malo guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Saint Suliac is a beautiful village on the estuary of...

See Saint-Suliac guide
Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 16 km (direction south-east)

The Church of Saint-Malo in Dinan is a large...

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 16 km (direction south-east)

The Rue du Jerzual and the port are two of the most...

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

The extensive medieval centre of the walled town of...

See Dinan guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cotes-d'Armor

Map of places to visit near Ploubalay


Markets in and near Ploubalay

  • Lancieux: market Tuesday & Tuesday (3km)
  • Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer: market Friday (4km)
  • Saint-Lunaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Dinard: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • Plancoet: market Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Cast-le-Guildo: market Monday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Matignon: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Saint-Malo: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Dinan: market Thursday (16km)
  • Cancale: market Sunday (24km)

More information about Ploubalay, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Ploubalay, France

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

Grand sites of France

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Montmarin (6km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (27km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (35km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (45km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (6km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (7km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (10km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (10km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (10km)
  • Cézembre (12km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (13km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (16km)
  • Cap Frehel (17km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (18km)
  • Île Besnard (18km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (22km)
  • Île du Guesclin (22km)
  • Île des Rimains (26km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (26km)
  • Île des Landes (27km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (28km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (30km)
  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (39km)
  • Chausey (40km)
  • Source - Rance (43km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (58km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (61km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Ploubalay is in the north-west of France at 46 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Ploubalay is 331 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ploubalay

Canton: Ploubalay

Arrondissement: Dinan

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22650

Distance to Ploubalay

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 331 km

from Calais: 390 km

from Nice: 904 km

from Bordeaux: 433 km

from Strasbourg: 727 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car, often from a ferry port such as Roscoff or Saint Malo nearby on the northern Brittany coast. For driving distances to Ploubalay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Crehen, Lancieux, Plessix-Balisson, Saint-Briac-sur-Mer, Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer, Tregon and Tremereuc.

This page in French: Visiter Ploubalay

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