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 Saint-Quay-Portrieux at 17 km and Moncontour at 19 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