Roscoff tourism and travel guide

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Roscoff is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

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.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Roscoff in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral at 4 km and Saint-Pol-de-Leon at 4 km.

Roscoff, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Ile-de-Batz

Ile-de-Batz

Island at 4 km (direction north-west)

The Ile-de-Batz is one of the most popular Brittany islands, with a...

See Ile-de-Batz guide
Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Cathedral at 4 km (direction south)

The cathedral in Saint-Pol-de-Leon is one of the most interesting medieval cathedrals...

See Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral guide
Saint-Pol-de-Leon

Saint-Pol-de-Leon

at 4 km (direction south)

The highlight of your visit to Saint-Pol-de-Léon migh be the 15th century...

See Saint-Pol-de-Leon guide
Plouezoch

Plouezoch

at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

At Plouezoc'h you wil enjoy a stroll around the town, and the...

See Plouezoch guide
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Morlaix

Morlaix

at 20 km (direction south-east)

The pleasure port is the center of activity in the lively town...

See Morlaix guide
Locquirec

Locquirec

at 25 km (direction east)

Locquirec is a quiet tradional Brittany town, visited above all for its...

See Locquirec guide
Trebeurden

Trebeurden

at 31 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Trebeurden is a small resort with a sandy beach on the pretty...

See Trebeurden guide
Pleumeur-Bodou

Pleumeur-Bodou

at 35 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Pleumeur-Bodou is a small town in north Brittany with several popular tourist...

See Pleumeur-Bodou guide
Landerneau

Landerneau

at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Landerneau guide
Guerlesquin

Guerlesquin

at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

Guerlesquin, listed as a 'small city of character', is a lovely way...

See Guerlesquin guide
Tregastel

Tregastel

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The resort of Tregastel has one of the nicest beaches in the...

See Tregastel guide
Brelevenez

Brelevenez

at 39 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Brelevenez is a region of Lannion with a beautiful staircase leading to...

See Brelevenez guide
Ploumanac'h

Ploumanac'h

at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Ploumanac'h is a small village that is very well situated for exploring...

See Ploumanac'h guide
Lannion

Lannion

at 39 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Lannion is an interesting detour, with several medieval houses and a pretty...

See Lannion guide

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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)

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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

  • 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)

 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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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