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Primelin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Primelin in Finistere

Photo is of Audierne at 5 km from Primelin

Visit Primelin: highlights and tourist information

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Primelin is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Audierne at 5 km and Pont-Croix at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Primelin, 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 Primelin in Brittany.

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



at 5 km (direction east)

The picturesque harbour area and the proximity of beaches combine to endure...

See Audierne guide


at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Pont-Croix guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction west)

As well as lovely scenery you will also enjoy exploring the village...

See Ile-de-Sein guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Douarnenez guide


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

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

See Morgat guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Crozon guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Camaret guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Locronan guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

One of the quieter towns in Finistere, the port in...

See Pont l'Abbe guide


at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Quimper guide
Le Conquet

Le Conquet

at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

The surrounding rocky coastline is the main attraction here, and the village...

See Le Conquet guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Armorique Regional Park guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Benodet guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Faou guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Finistere

Map of places to visit near Primelin


Markets in and near Primelin

  • Audierne: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Pont-Croix: market Thursday (9km)
  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (22km)
  • Crozon: market Monday (26km)
  • Penmarch: market Friday (31km)
  • Pont-l'Abbe: market Thursday all day (34km)
  • Guilvinec: market Sunday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Guilvinec: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (38km)

More information about Primelin, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Primelin, France

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


  • Océanopolis (43km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Argol (33km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (43km)
  • Sizun (58km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (10km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (37km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (38km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de Penhir (25km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (25km)
  • Menez-Hom (35km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (40km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (42km)

Geography and distances

Primelin is in the north-west of France at 38 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Primelin is 521 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Primelin

Canton: Pont-Croix

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29770

Distance to Primelin

from Quimper (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 521 km

from Calais: 569 km

from Nice: 1036 km

from Bordeaux: 470 km

from Strasbourg: 915 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 Primelin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audierne, Cleden-Cap-Sizun, Esquibien, Goulien and Plogoff.

This page in French: Visiter Primelin

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