Pontrieux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pontrieux in Cotes-d'Armor

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

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.

Pontrieux is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 36 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Pontrieux is 404 kilometres from Paris).

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Treguier at 11 km and Paimpol at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Pontrieux

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

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

  • Beauport Abbey (13km)

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Pontrieux is in the north-west of France. 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