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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.

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

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!

Audierne

Audierne

at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

The picturesque harbour area and the proximity of beaches...

See Audierne guide
Douarnenez

Douarnenez

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

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

See Douarnenez guide
Ile-de-Sein

Ile-de-Sein

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
Morgat

Morgat

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Morgat guide
 
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Locronan

Locronan

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

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

See Locronan guide
Crozon

Crozon

at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Crozon guide
Camaret

Camaret

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

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

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...

See Pont l'Abbe guide
Quimper

Quimper

at 29 km (direction east)

The important town of Quimper is also one of...

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...

See Armorique Regional Park guide
Benodet

Benodet

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...

See Le Faou guide
Le Conquet

Le Conquet

at 41 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Conquet guide
Concarneau

Concarneau

at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Concarneau guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Finistere

Map of places to visit near Pont-Croix

 
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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.

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 château de Lanniron (30km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (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)
 
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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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