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Plouvara tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plouvara in Cotes-d'Armor

Photo is of Saint-Brieuc at 11 km from Plouvara

Visit Plouvara: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brieuc at 11 km and Binic at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Plouvara, 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 Plouvara in Brittany.

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



at 11 km (direction east)

Saint-Brieuc has a cathedral and a historic centre with several medieval...

See Saint-Brieuc guide


Seaside resort at 12 km (direction north-east)

Binic is a small seaside resort with an attractive harbour and several...

See Binic guide
Pointe du Roselier

Pointe du Roselier

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

The Pointe du Roselier is a beautiful view of the...

See Pointe du Roselier guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

Saint-Quay-Portrieux is a small resort in Brittany, with a sandy...

See Saint-Quay-Portrieux guide
Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

Church at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

The Basilica in Guingamp is an interesting mix of archtectural...

See Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours guide


at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

The centre of Guingamp has several colombage houses and an important...

See Guingamp guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

The highlight in Moncontour is exploring the streets of half-timbered houses...

See Moncontour guide


at 28 km (direction north-west)

The canals, river and port in Pontrieux - and the famous...

See Pontrieux guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

Pédernec is a small village with a pretty church and two chapels...

See Pedernec guide
Le Val-André

Le Val-André

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

Le Val-André is a family friendly seaside resort on...

See Le Val-André guide
Beauport Abbey

Beauport Abbey

Abbey at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

The 13th century abbey at Beauport is a lovely mix...

See Beauport Abbey guide
Beauport Abbey Gardens

Beauport Abbey Gardens

Garden at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes d'Armor department

The gardens of Beauport Abbey form a charming setting...

See Beauport Abbey Gardens guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

The harbour and the traditional small houses combine to make Paimpol...

See Paimpol guide


Seaside resort at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

Erquy is a small resort near several sandy beaches and the viewpoint...

See Erquy guide

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

Map of places to visit near Plouvara


Markets in and near Plouvara

  • Chatelaudren: market Monday (6km)
  • Plerin: market Sunday (11km)
  • Saint-Brieuc: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
  • Quintin: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Binic: market Thursday (12km)
  • Etables-sur-Mer: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Lanvollon: market Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Quay-Portrieux: market Monday & Friday (17km)
  • Plouha: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Guingamp: market Saturday all day & Friday (19km)

More information about Plouvara, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plouvara, France

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


  • Aquarium marin de Trégastel (57km)

Grand sites of France

National Monuments

  • Maison Ernest Renan (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Colombier (22km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (28km)
  • Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (30km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (35km)
  • Jardins de Kerdalo (37km)
  • Jardin du Kestellic (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (24km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (29km)
  • Menez Bré (30km)
  • Abbaye de Beauport (30km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (35km)
  • Source - Rance (36km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (37km)
  • Sillon de Talbert (43km)
  • Cap Frehel (48km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Sept-Îles (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (9km)

Geography and distances

Plouvara is in the north-west of France at 11 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Plouvara is 388 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plouvara

Canton: Châtelaudren

Arrondissement: Saint-Brieuc

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22170

Distance to Plouvara

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 388 km

from Calais: 437 km

from Nice: 948 km

from Bordeaux: 445 km

from Strasbourg: 784 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 Plouvara from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boqueho, Chatelaudren, Cohiniac, La Meaugon, Plelo, Plerneuf, Saint-Donan, Tremeloir and Tremuson.

This page in French: Visiter Plouvara

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