Plouvien tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plouvien in Finistere

Visit Plouvien: highlights and tourist information

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Plouvien is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 65 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Plouvien is 500 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Landerneau at 17 km and Armorique Regional Park at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Plouvien, 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 Plouvien 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 Plouvien

Markets in and near Plouvien

  • Lannilis: market Wednesday all day (7km)
  • Plouguerneau: market Thursday (10km)
  • Lesneven: market Monday all day (11km)
  • Ploudalmezeau: market Friday (15km)
  • Brest: market every day (15km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Renan: market Saturday all day (17km)
  • Brignogan-Plage: market Friday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Plouescat: market Saturday (25km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (28km)

More information about Plouvien, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plouvien, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Plouvien.


  • Océanopolis (15km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougastel-Daoulas (18km)
  • La Roche Maurice (20km)
  • La Martyre (23km)
  • Bodilis (25km)
  • Locmelar (29km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (31km)
  • Sizun (31km)
  • Argol (33km)
  • Guimiliau (34km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (37km)
  • Commana (39km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (43km)
  • Brasparts (44km)
  • Lannedern (48km)
  • Pleyben (49km)

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (16km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (15km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (41km)
  • Jardin exotique (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (31km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (33km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (33km)
  • Menez-Hom (38km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (15km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Plouvien

Canton: Plabennec

Arrondissement: Brest

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29860

Distance to Plouvien

from Quimper (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 500 km

from Calais: 527 km

from Nice: 1049 km

from Bordeaux: 506 km

from Strasbourg: 897 km

Getting here

Plouvien 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 Plouvien from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-Blanc, Kernilis, Lanarvily, Lannilis, Le Drennec, Loc-Brevalaire and Plabennec.

This page in French: Visiter Plouvien