Pont-l'Abbe tourism and travel guide

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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.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Benodet at 9 km and Quimper at 17 km.

Pont-l'Abbe, France: places to visit and attractions

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 in Pont-l'Abbé and...

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 will find...

See Concarneau guide
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Iles des Glenan

Iles des Glenan

Island at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Iles des Glenan guide


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

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

See Locronan guide


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

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

See Douarnenez guide


at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pont-Croix guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Audierne guide


at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Pont-Aven guide


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

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

See Ile-de-Sein guide


Seaside resort at 45 km (direction north-west)

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

See Morgat guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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 is...

See Le Faou guide

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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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