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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

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.

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

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

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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!


... 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

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

Pont-l'Abbe 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-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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