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Port-Launay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Port-Launay in Finistere

Photo is of Le Faou at 12 km from Port-Launay

Visit Port-Launay: highlights and tourist information

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Port-Launay is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

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

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!

Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction north-west)

The attractive harbour and traditional wooden houses explain why Le Faou...

See Le Faou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Locronan guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

The Armorique regional park is a lovely way to enjoy the countryside...

See Armorique Regional Park guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Douarnenez guide


at 25 km (direction south)

The important town of Quimper is also one of...

See Quimper guide


at 29 km (direction north-west)

Among the highlights in the center of Landerneau, the medieval houses...

See Landerneau guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

The walk through the ancient forest that is accessed from...

See Huelgoat guide


at 31 km (direction west)

The Crozon peninsula in western Brittany has an ideal...

See Crozon guide


Seaside resort at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Morgat guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pont-Croix guide


at 39 km (direction south)

The long established resort of Benodet has a very scenic harbour for...

See Benodet guide


Seaside resort at 39 km (direction west)

The pleasure port, local beaches, historic monuments and prehistoric standing stones...

See Camaret guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

One of the quieter towns in Finistere, the port in Pont-l'Abbé and...

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

Now listed as a town of art and history, you will...

See Concarneau guide

... 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

What to do at Port-Launay? 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

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

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

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

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