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Pont-l'Abbe tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pont-l'Abbe: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: One of the quieter towns in Finistere, the port in Pont-l'Abbé and the walk long the river make for a very pleasant visit

Pont-l'Abbe 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-l'Abbe. For detailed visitor information see the Pont-l'Abbe travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Benodet at 9 km and Quimper at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pont-l'Abbe, 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-l'Abbe in Brittany.

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

Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

less than one km (direction north-east)

One of the quieter towns in Finistere, the port...

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Benodet guide


at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Quimper guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Concarneau guide
Iles des Glenan

Iles des Glenan

Island at 24 km (direction south-east)

The uninhabited islands of the Glenan archipelago are now a popular...

See Iles des Glenan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Locronan guide


Seaside resort at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Douarnenez guide


at 28 km (direction north-west)

The Collegiale Church of Notre-Dame de Roscudon and the narow surrounding...

See Pont-Croix guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Audierne guide


at 36 km (direction east)

The watermills and harbour area give Pont-Aven its own special...

See Pont-Aven guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ile-de-Sein guide


Seaside resort at 45 km (direction north-west)

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

See Morgat guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Crozon guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Le Faou guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pont-l'Abbe


Markets in and near Pont-l'Abbe

Market days in Pont-l'Abbe: weekly market: Thursday all day;

  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (0km)
  • Loctudy: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Guilvinec: market Sunday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Guilvinec: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Benodet: market Monday (10km)
  • Penmarch: market Friday (10km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Fouesnant: market Friday (16km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (17km)

More information about Pont-l'Abbe, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Pont-l'Abbe, France

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

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Argol (43km)
  • Pleyben (45km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (6km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (18km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (18km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Mousterlin (15km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (24km)
  • Menez-Hom (40km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (52km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (52km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Pont-l'Abbe is in the north-west of France at 18 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Pont-l'Abbe is 498 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pont-l'Abbe

Canton: Pont-l'Abbé

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29120

Distance to Pont-l'Abbe

from Quimper (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 498 km

from Calais: 557 km

from Nice: 1003 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 890 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-l'Abbe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Combrit, Loctudy, Plomeur, Ploneour-Lanvern, Saint-Jean-Trolimon and Tremeoc.

This page in French: Visiter Pont-l'Abbe

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