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Plouvien tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plouvien in Finistere

Photo is of Landerneau at 17 km from Plouvien

Visit Plouvien: highlights and tourist information

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Plouvien is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

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

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!



at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Landerneau guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 28 km (direction south-east)

The Armorique regional park is a lovely way to...

See Armorique Regional Park guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

The pleasure port, local beaches, historic monuments and prehistoric...

See Camaret guide
Le Conquet

Le Conquet

at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

The surrounding rocky coastline is the main attraction here, and...

See Le Conquet guide


at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Crozon guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Le Faou guide


Seaside resort at 34 km (direction south)

The long sandy beach at Morgat has been the...

See Morgat guide
Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Cathedral at 38 km (direction east-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 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Pol-de-Leon guide
Ile Molene and Ouessant

Ile Molene and Ouessant

Island at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

The remote and barren landscapes of the Molene islands are fascinating and...

See Ile Molene and Ouessant guide


Island at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Ile-de-Batz guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Roscoff guide


at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Morlaix guide


at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Plouezoch guide

... 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

What to do at Plouvien? 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

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

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

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

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