Roscanvel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Roscanvel in Finistere

Visit Roscanvel: highlights and tourist information

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Roscanvel is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 48 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Roscanvel is 511 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Camaret at 5 km and Crozon at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Roscanvel, 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 Roscanvel 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 Roscanvel

Markets in and near Roscanvel

  • Crozon: market Monday (8km)
  • Brest: market every day (10km)
  • Saint-Renan: market Saturday all day (14km)
  • Le Conquet: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Ploudalmezeau: market Friday (27km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Lannilis: market Wednesday all day (29km)
  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (30km)
  • Pont-Croix: market Thursday (30km)
  • Audierne: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

More information about Roscanvel, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Roscanvel, France

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


  • Océanopolis (12km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougastel-Daoulas (15km)
  • Argol (19km)
  • La Roche Maurice (31km)
  • La Martyre (32km)
  • Sizun (36km)
  • Locmelar (39km)
  • Bodilis (40km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (43km)
  • Brasparts (44km)
  • Pleyben (44km)
  • Guimiliau (45km)
  • Commana (45km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (50km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (33km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (14km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (10km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (48km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de Douarnenez (9km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (9km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (19km)
  • Menez-Hom (25km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (10km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Roscanvel

Canton: Crozon

Arrondissement: Châteaulin

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29570

Distance to Roscanvel

from Quimper (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 511 km

from Calais: 546 km

from Nice: 1045 km

from Bordeaux: 491 km

from Strasbourg: 907 km

Getting here

Roscanvel 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 Roscanvel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Camaret.

This page in French: Visiter Roscanvel