Port-Launay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Port-Launay: highlights and tourist information

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Port-Launay is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 24 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Port-Launay is 478 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Faou at 12 km and Locronan at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Port-Launay, 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 Port-Launay 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 Port-Launay

Markets in and near Port-Launay

  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (3km)
  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (23km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (25km)
  • Huelgoat: market Thursday (29km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Crozon: market Monday (31km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (33km)
  • Rosporden: market Thursday (34km)
  • Gourin: market Monday all day (36km)
  • Fouesnant: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (36km)

More information about Port-Launay, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Port-Launay, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Port-Launay.


  • Océanopolis (33km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Pleyben (8km)
  • Brasparts (13km)
  • Lannedern (16km)
  • Argol (18km)
  • Sizun (21km)
  • Commana (24km)
  • Locmelar (26km)
  • La Martyre (27km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (28km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (30km)
  • La Roche Maurice (30km)
  • Guimiliau (31km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (31km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (35km)
  • Bodilis (35km)
  • Plougonven (43km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Trévarez (21km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (24km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (24km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (30km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (36km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Menez-Hom (12km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (18km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (41km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (41km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Port-Launay

Canton: Châteaulin

Arrondissement: Châteaulin

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29150

Distance to Port-Launay

from Quimper (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 478 km

from Calais: 524 km

from Nice: 1009 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 873 km

Getting here

Port-Launay 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 Port-Launay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateaulin, Lothey, Pont-de-Buis-les-Quimerch, Saint-Coulitz and Saint-Segal.

This page in French: Visiter Port-Launay