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Plougar tourism and travel guide

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Visit Plougar: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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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!


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

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)
  • 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)

Geography and distances

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

Plougar 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 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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