Plovan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plovan in Finistere

Visit Plovan: highlights and tourist information

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Plovan is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 22 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Plovan is 506 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pont l'Abbe at 12 km and Pont-Croix at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Plovan, 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 Plovan 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 Plovan

Markets in and near Plovan

  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (12km)
  • Penmarch: market Friday (12km)
  • Guilvinec: market Sunday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Guilvinec: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Loctudy: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Pont-Croix: market Thursday (17km)
  • Audierne: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (19km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (20km)

More information about Plovan, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plovan, France

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

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Argol (37km)
  • Pleyben (45km)
  • Brasparts (52km)
  • Lannedern (55km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (31km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (15km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (22km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (22km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Mousterlin (26km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (35km)
  • Menez-Hom (35km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (42km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (42km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Plovan

Canton: Plogastel-Saint-Germain

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29720

Distance to Plovan

from Quimper (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 506 km

from Calais: 561 km

from Nice: 1014 km

from Bordeaux: 449 km

from Strasbourg: 899 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Peumerit, Ploneour-Lanvern, Pouldreuzic, Saint-Jean-Trolimon, Treguennec and Treogat.

This page in French: Visiter Plovan