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Pontrieux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pontrieux: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The canals, river and port in Pontrieux - and the famous washhouses - make it a very scenic town to explore

Pontrieux is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Pontrieux. For detailed visitor information see the Pontrieux travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Pontrieux include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Treguier at 11 km and Treguier cathedral at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pontrieux, 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 Pontrieux in Brittany.

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

La Roche-Derrien

La Roche-Derrien

at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

La Roche-Derrien is a village with medieval origins ad...

See La Roche-Derrien guide
Treguier

Treguier

at 11 km (direction north-west)

The cathedral and the 15th century half-timbered houses combine to make...

See Treguier guide
Treguier cathedral

Treguier cathedral

Cathedral at 11 km (direction north-west)

Tréguier cathedral is a gothic style cathedral with a beautiful cloister...

See Treguier cathedral guide
Paimpol

Paimpol

at 12 km (direction north-east)

The harbour and the traditional small houses combine to make Paimpol...

See Paimpol guide
 
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Beauport Abbey

Beauport Abbey

Abbey at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

The 13th century abbey at Beauport is a lovely...

See Beauport Abbey guide
Beauport Abbey Gardens

Beauport Abbey Gardens

Garden at 13 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cotes d'Armor department

The gardens of Beauport Abbey form a charming setting for...

See Beauport Abbey Gardens guide
Pedernec

Pedernec

at 14 km (direction south-west)

Pédernec is a small village with a pretty church and two chapels...

See Pedernec guide
Guingamp

Guingamp

at 15 km (direction south)

The centre of Guingamp has several colombage houses and an important basilica...

See Guingamp guide
Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

Church at 15 km (direction south)

The Basilica in Guingamp is an interesting mix of archtectural styles...

See Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours guide
Ile Brehat

Ile Brehat

Island at 20 km (direction north-east)

The views and landscapes of the small island of Ile-Bréhat can be...

See Ile Brehat guide
Lannion

Lannion

at 22 km (direction west)

Lannion is an interesting detour, with several medieval houses and...

See Lannion guide
Brelevenez

Brelevenez

at 22 km (direction west)

Brelevenez is a region of Lannion with a beautiful staircase...

See Brelevenez guide
Saint-Quay-Portrieux

Saint-Quay-Portrieux

at 24 km (direction east)

Saint-Quay-Portrieux is a small resort in Brittany, with a sandy...

See Saint-Quay-Portrieux guide
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec

Seaside resort at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

Peros-Guirec is a popular town in the heart of the beautiful...

See Perros-Guirec guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cotes-d'Armor

Map of places to visit near Pontrieux

 
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Markets in and near Pontrieux

  • Treguier: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Paimpol: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Plouezec: market Saturday (14km)
  • Lanvollon: market Friday (15km)
  • Guingamp: market Saturday all day & Friday (15km)
  • Pleubian: market Saturday (16km)
  • Penvenan: market Saturday (16km)
  • Plouha: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Chatelaudren: market Monday (22km)
  • Lannion: market Thursday (22km)

More information about Pontrieux, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Pontrieux, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium marin de Trégastel (30km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougonven (45km)

Grand sites of France

National Monuments

  • Maison Ernest Renan (11km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (4km)
  • Jardins de Kerdalo (10km)
  • Jardin du Kestellic (13km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (39km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (49km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Abbaye de Beauport (13km)
  • Menez Bré (17km)
  • Sillon de Talbert (21km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Sept-Îles (32km)
  • Île Milliau (33km)
  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (34km)
  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (36km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (24km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pontrieux is in the north-west of France at 36 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Pontrieux is 404 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontrieux

Canton: Pontrieux

Arrondissement: Guingamp

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22260

Distance to Pontrieux

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 404 km

from Calais: 438 km

from Nice: 975 km

from Bordeaux: 472 km

from Strasbourg: 801 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car, often from a ferry port such as Roscoff or Saint Malo nearby on the northern Brittany coast. For driving distances to Pontrieux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brelidy, Hengoat, Ploezal, Plouec-du-Trieux, Quemper-Guezennec, Runan, Saint-Clet and Saint-Gilles-les-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Pontrieux

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