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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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Landerneau at 15 km and Saint-Pol-de-Leon at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Plougar, 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 Plougar in Brittany.

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

Landerneau

Landerneau

at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Landerneau guide
Saint-Pol-de-Leon

Saint-Pol-de-Leon

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
Roscoff

Roscoff

at 22 km (direction north-east)

Think Roscoff is just a ferry terminal? Take time...

See Roscoff guide
 
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Ile-de-Batz

Ile-de-Batz

Island at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Ile-de-Batz guide
Morlaix

Morlaix

at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Morlaix guide
Plouezoch

Plouezoch

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

At Plouezoc'h you wil enjoy a stroll around 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...

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...

See Le Faou guide
Huelgoat

Huelgoat

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Huelgoat guide
Locquirec

Locquirec

at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

Locquirec is a quiet tradional Brittany town, visited above...

See Locquirec guide
Guerlesquin

Guerlesquin

at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Guerlesquin guide
Crozon

Crozon

at 43 km (direction south-west)

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

See Crozon guide
Morgat

Morgat

Seaside resort at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Morgat guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Finistere

Map of places to visit near Plougar

 
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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.

Aquarium

  • 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)
  • Pointe de Penhir (50km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (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)
 
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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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