Pont-Croix tourism and travel guide

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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

Pont-Croix is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

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.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Pont-Croix in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Douarnenez at 13 km and Ile-de-Sein at 19 km.

Pont-Croix, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

The picturesque harbour area and the proximity of beaches combine to endure...

See Audierne guide


Seaside resort at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

Tourism based around the beaches and pleasure port have largely overtaken fishing...

See Douarnenez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west)

As well as lovely scenery you will also enjoy exploring the village...

See Ile-de-Sein guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction west)

The long sandy beach at Morgat has been the centre of activity...

See Morgat guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

Locronan, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' is one of...

See Locronan guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

The Crozon peninsula in western Brittany has an ideal combination of villages,...

See Crozon guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

The pleasure port, local beaches, historic monuments and prehistoric standing stones nearby...

See Camaret guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

One of the quieter towns in Finistere, the port in Pont-l'Abbé and...

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 29 km (direction east)

The important town of Quimper is also one of the most visited...

See Quimper guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 34 km (direction north-east)

The Armorique regional park is a lovely way to enjoy the countryside...

See Armorique Regional Park guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

The long established resort of Benodet has a very scenic harbour for...

See Benodet guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Le Faou guide
Le Conquet

Le Conquet

at 41 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Conquet guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

Now listed as a town of art and history, you will find...

See Concarneau guide

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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

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


  • 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

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

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

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


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