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Quintin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Quintin: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brieuc at 16 km and Moncontour at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Quintin, 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 Quintin in Brittany.

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



at 16 km (direction north-east)

Saint-Brieuc has a cathedral and a historic centre with several medieval...

See Saint-Brieuc guide


at 21 km (direction east)

The highlight in Moncontour is exploring the streets of half-timbered houses within...

See Moncontour guide
Pointe du Roselier

Pointe du Roselier

at 22 km (direction north-east)

The Pointe du Roselier is a beautiful view of the...

See Pointe du Roselier guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

Binic is a small seaside resort with an attractive harbour and several...

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

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

Church at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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


at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Guingamp guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 28 km (direction south-west)

Attraction or village? The Forges des Salles was a...

See Forges des Salles guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Quay-Portrieux guide
Le Val-André

Le Val-André

at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

Le Val-André is a family friendly seaside resort on the Brittany coast...

See Le Val-André guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pedernec guide
Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 37 km (direction south), in the Morbihan department

The Chateau de Pontivy has dominated the centre of Pontivy in...

See Chateau de Pontivy guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Morbihan department

Pontivy is particularly interesting because it has a medieval...

See Pontivy guide


at 38 km (direction north-west)

The canals, river and port in Pontrieux - and the famous...

See Pontrieux guide
Beauport Abbey

Beauport Abbey

Abbey at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

The 13th century abbey at Beauport is a lovely mix of ancient...

See Beauport Abbey guide

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Map of places to visit near Quintin


Markets in and near Quintin

Market days in Quintin: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Quintin: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Ploeuc-sur-Lie: market Thursday (13km)
  • Chatelaudren: market Monday (16km)
  • Saint-Brieuc: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (16km)
  • Plerin: market Sunday (18km)
  • Binic: market Thursday (23km)
  • Etables-sur-Mer: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Guingamp: market Saturday all day & Friday (25km)
  • Lanvollon: market Friday (26km)
  • Loudeac: market Saturday (28km)

More information about Quintin, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Quintin, France

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

Grand sites of France

National Monuments

  • Maison Ernest Renan (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Colombier (17km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (23km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (23km)
  • Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (41km)
  • Jardins de Kerdalo (48km)
  • Jardin du Kestellic (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Guerlédan (24km)
  • Source - Rance (30km)
  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (33km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (34km)
  • Menez Bré (35km)
  • Abbaye de Beauport (41km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (44km)
  • Cap Frehel (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (20km)

Geography and distances

Quintin is in the north-west of France at 16 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Quintin is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Quintin

Canton: Quintin

Arrondissement: Saint-Brieuc

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22800

Distance to Quintin

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 444 km

from Nice: 942 km

from Bordeaux: 435 km

from Strasbourg: 785 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 Quintin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lanfains, Le Foeil, Le Leslay, Plaine-Haute, Saint-Bihy and Saint-Brandan.

This page in French: Visiter Quintin

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