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Saint-Alban tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Alban in Cotes-d'Armor

Photo is of Le Val-André at 4 km from Saint-Alban

Visit Saint-Alban: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Val-André at 4 km and Erquy at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Alban, 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 Saint-Alban in Brittany.

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

Le Val-André

Le Val-André

at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Le Val-André guide
Erquy

Erquy

Seaside resort at 10 km (direction north-east)

Erquy is a small resort near several sandy beaches and the viewpoint...

See Erquy guide
Pointe du Roselier

Pointe du Roselier

at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Pointe du Roselier guide
Sables-d'Or-les-Pins

Sables-d'Or-les-Pins

Seaside resort at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

Sables-d'Or-les-Pins is a lovely beach on the Brittany coast...

See Sables-d'Or-les-Pins guide
 
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Cap Frehel

Cap Frehel

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

Cap-Fréhel is a scenic clifftop, viewpoint and coastal path...

See Cap Frehel guide
Saint-Brieuc

Saint-Brieuc

at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Brieuc guide
Plevenon

Plevenon

at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

Plévenon is a small village in Brittany near Cap Fréhel...

See Plevenon guide
Binic

Binic

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Binic guide
Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

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

Saint-cast-le-Guildo is a small seaside resort with a sandy beach and easy...

See Saint-Cast-le-Guildo guide
Plancoet

Plancoet

at 22 km (direction east)

Quiet when compared with the coast towns in Brittany, Plancoet and the...

See Plancoet guide
Moncontour

Moncontour

at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Moncontour guide
Saint-Quay-Portrieux

Saint-Quay-Portrieux

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Quay-Portrieux guide
Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer

Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer

Seaside resort at 26 km (direction east)

Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer is a small town on a peninsula in Brittany that is...

See Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer guide
Saint-Briac-sur-Mer

Saint-Briac-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The resort of Saint-Briac-sur-Mer is an attractive destination with lovely views, several...

See Saint-Briac-sur-Mer guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cotes-d'Armor

Map of places to visit near Saint-Alban

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Alban

  • Pleneuf-Val-Andre: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Erquy: market Saturday (9km)
  • Lamballe: market Thursday all day (10km)
  • Saint-Brieuc: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (18km)
  • Plerin: market Sunday (18km)
  • Matignon: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Saint-Cast-le-Guildo: market Monday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Binic: market Thursday (22km)
  • Plancoet: market Saturday (22km)
  • Etables-sur-Mer: market Tuesday (23km)

Hotels near Saint-Alban

More information about Saint-Alban, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Saint-Alban, France

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

Grand sites of France

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Colombier (22km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (35km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (52km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Îlot du Verdelet (5km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (14km)
  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (14km)
  • Cap Frehel (21km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (25km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (28km)
  • Source - Rance (29km)
  • Cézembre (36km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (37km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (37km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (39km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (42km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (42km)
  • Abbaye de Beauport (43km)
  • Île Besnard (45km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (45km)
  • Sillon de Talbert (53km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Bedee (61km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quintin (33km)
  • Saint-Malo (39km)
  • Saint-Juvat (43km)
  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Alban is in the north-west of France at 18 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Saint-Alban is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Alban

Canton: Pléneuf-Val-André

Arrondissement: Saint-Brieuc

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22400

Distance to Saint-Alban

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 412 km

from Nice: 927 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 756 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 Saint-Alban from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Morieux, Planguenoual and Pleneuf-Val-Andre.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Alban

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