Saint-Alban tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Alban: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Alban is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 18 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Saint-Alban is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cap Frehel at 15 km and Saint-Brieuc at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Alban

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)

More information about Saint-Alban, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Saint-Alban, France

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

  • Cap d'Erquy / Cap Frehel (10km)
  • Beauport Abbey (43km)

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)

Geography and distances

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

Saint-Alban is in the north-west of France. 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