Pont-Croix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pont-Croix in Finistere

Visit Pont-Croix: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The Collegiale Church of Notre-Dame de Roscudon and the narow surrounding streets are the highlight of your visit to Pont-Croix

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Pont-Croix. For detailed visitor information see the Pont-Croix travel guide.

Pont-Croix is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 30 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Pont-Croix is 512 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Douarnenez at 13 km and Ile-de-Sein at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pont-Croix, 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 Pont-Croix 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 Pont-Croix

Markets in and near Pont-Croix

Market days in Pont-Croix: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Pont-Croix: market Thursday (0km)
  • Audierne: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (13km)
  • Crozon: market Monday (23km)
  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (28km)
  • Penmarch: market Friday (28km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Guilvinec: market Sunday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Guilvinec: market Tuesday (31km)

More information about Pont-Croix, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Pont-Croix, France

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

Aquarium

  • Océanopolis (39km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Argol (26km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (38km)
  • Pleyben (44km)
  • Brasparts (49km)
  • Sizun (51km)
  • Lannedern (53km)
  • Commana (57km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (19km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (44km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (30km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (30km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (30km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de Penhir (25km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (25km)
  • Menez-Hom (27km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (41km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (42km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (51km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (39km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pont-Croix

Canton: Pont-Croix

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29790

Distance to Pont-Croix

from Quimper (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 512 km

from Calais: 560 km

from Nice: 1029 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 906 km

Getting here

Pont-Croix 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 Pont-Croix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audierne, Beuzec-Cap-Sizun, Esquibien, Mahalon, Plouhinec and Poullan-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Pont-Croix