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Visit Roscoff: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Think Roscoff is just a ferry terminal? Take time o explore the historic centre!

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Roscoff. For detailed visitor information see the Roscoff travel guide.

Roscoff is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 81 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Roscoff is 464 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pol-de-Leon at 4 km and Plouezoch at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Roscoff, 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 Roscoff 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 Roscoff


Markets in and near Roscoff

Market days in Roscoff: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Roscoff: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Saint-Pol-de-Leon: market Tuesday all day (4km)
  • Carantec: market Thursday (8km)
  • Plougasnou: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Plouescat: market Saturday (15km)
  • Morlaix: market Saturday all day (19km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (24km)
  • Locquirec: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Brignogan-Plage: market Friday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Plestin-les-Greves: market Sunday (27km)

More information about Roscoff, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Roscoff, France

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


  • Aquarium marin de Trégastel (37km)
  • Océanopolis (49km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Saint Thégonnec (22km)
  • Bodilis (23km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (25km)
  • Guimiliau (26km)
  • Plougonven (30km)
  • Locmelar (30km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (31km)
  • La Roche Maurice (32km)
  • La Martyre (33km)
  • Commana (34km)
  • Sizun (35km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (48km)

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (15km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin exotique (1km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (4km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (43km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (28km)
  • Île Milliau (29km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (34km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Sept-Îles (41km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (22km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Roscoff

Canton: Saint-Pol-de-Léon

Arrondissement: Morlaix

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29680

Distance to Roscoff

from Quimper (prefecture): 81 km

from Paris: 464 km

from Calais: 487 km

from Nice: 1028 km

from Bordeaux: 503 km

from Strasbourg: 861 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Carantec, Ile-de-Batz, Saint-Pol-de-Leon, Santec and Sibiril.

This page in French: Visiter Roscoff

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