Saint-Brieuc tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Brieuc: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: A lively local town rather than a tourist town, Saint-Brieuc has a substantial cathedral and a historic centre to visit

Important note

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

Saint-Brieuc is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France - it is the prefecture (capital) of the Cotes-d'Armor department (general information: Saint-Brieuc is 377 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cap Frehel at 32 km and Pontrieux at 36 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Brieuc, 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-Brieuc 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-Brieuc

Markets in and near Saint-Brieuc

Market days in Saint-Brieuc: weekly market: Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday;

  • Saint-Brieuc: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (0km)
  • Plerin: market Sunday (3km)
  • Binic: market Thursday (12km)
  • Etables-sur-Mer: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Quintin: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Chatelaudren: market Monday (16km)
  • Saint-Quay-Portrieux: market Monday & Friday (16km)
  • Pleneuf-Val-Andre: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Ploeuc-sur-Lie: market Thursday (18km)
  • Lamballe: market Thursday all day (19km)

More information about Saint-Brieuc, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Saint-Brieuc, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Cap d'Erquy / Cap Frehel (26km)
  • Beauport Abbey (35km)

National Monuments

  • Maison Ernest Renan (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Colombier (15km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (38km)
  • Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (38km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (38km)
  • Jardins de Kerdalo (45km)
  • Jardin du Kestellic (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (17km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (18km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (27km)
  • Source - Rance (29km)
  • Abbaye de Beauport (35km)
  • Cap Frehel (38km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (40km)
  • Menez Bré (41km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (43km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (46km)
  • Sillon de Talbert (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quintin (16km)
  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (34km)
  • Pontrieux (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (12km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Brieuc

Canton: Saint-Brieuc

Arrondissement: Saint-Brieuc

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22000

Distance to Saint-Brieuc

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 1 km

from Paris: 377 km

from Calais: 428 km

from Nice: 939 km

from Bordeaux: 441 km

from Strasbourg: 773 km

Getting here

Saint-Brieuc 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-Brieuc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Meaugon, Langueux, Plerin, Ploufragan, Tregueux and Yffiniac.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Brieuc