Plougar tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plougar in Finistere

Photo is of Landerneau at 15 km from Plougar

Visit Plougar: highlights and tourist information

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Plougar 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 Plougar in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Landerneau at 15 km and Saint-Pol-de-Leon at 18 km.

Plougar, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction south-west)

Among the highlights in the center of Landerneau, the medieval houses next...

See Landerneau guide


at 18 km (direction north-east)

The highlight of your visit to Saint-Pol-de-Léon migh be the 15th century...

See Saint-Pol-de-Leon guide
Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Cathedral at 18 km (direction north-east)

The cathedral in Saint-Pol-de-Leon is one of the most interesting medieval cathedrals...

See Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

Think Roscoff is just a ferry terminal? Take time o explore the...

See Roscoff guide
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Island at 22 km (direction north-east)

The Ile-de-Batz is one of the most popular Brittany islands, with a...

See Ile-de-Batz guide


at 23 km (direction east)

The pleasure port is the center of activity in the lively town...

See Morlaix guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

At Plouezoc'h you wil enjoy a stroll around the town, and the...

See Plouezoch guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Armorique Regional Park guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south)

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

See Le Faou guide


at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

The walk through the ancient forest that is accessed from Huelgoat town...

See Huelgoat guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

Locquirec is a quiet tradional Brittany town, visited above all for its...

See Locquirec guide


at 41 km (direction east)

Guerlesquin, listed as a 'small city of character', is a lovely way...

See Guerlesquin guide


at 43 km (direction south-west)

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

See Crozon guide


Seaside resort at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Morgat guide

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Map of places to visit near Plougar


Markets in and near Plougar

  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (8km)
  • Plouescat: market Saturday (11km)
  • Lesneven: market Monday all day (13km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Pol-de-Leon: market Tuesday all day (17km)
  • Brignogan-Plage: market Friday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Carantec: market Thursday (20km)
  • Roscoff: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Morlaix: market Saturday all day (23km)
  • Plouguerneau: market Thursday (27km)

More information about Plougar, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plougar, France

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


  • Océanopolis (29km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Bodilis (4km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (11km)
  • La Roche Maurice (11km)
  • La Martyre (13km)
  • Guimiliau (13km)
  • Locmelar (13km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (15km)
  • Sizun (18km)
  • Commana (21km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (23km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (27km)
  • Plougonven (32km)
  • Brasparts (32km)
  • Lannedern (34km)
  • Argol (37km)
  • Pleyben (39km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin exotique (22km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (23km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (32km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (28km)
  • Menez-Hom (39km)
  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (46km)
  • Île Milliau (46km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (50km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (50km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (15km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (32km)

Geography and distances

Plougar is in the north-west of France at 63 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Plougar is 477 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plougar

Canton: Plouescat

Arrondissement: Morlaix

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29440

Distance to Plougar

from Quimper (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 477 km

from Calais: 506 km

from Nice: 1030 km

from Bordeaux: 495 km

from Strasbourg: 874 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 Plougar from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bodilis, Landivisiau, Lanhouarneau, Plougourvest, Plouneventer, Plouzevede, Saint-Derrien, Saint-Servais, Saint-Vougay and Trezilide.

This page in French: Visiter Plougar


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