Saint-Gelven tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Gelven: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Gelven is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 40 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Saint-Gelven is 407 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Forges des Salles at 3 km and Pontivy at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Gelven, 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-Gelven 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-Gelven

Markets in and near Saint-Gelven

  • Rostrenen: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Pontivy: market Monday all day (20km)
  • Quintin: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Loudeac: market Saturday (26km)
  • Ploeuc-sur-Lie: market Thursday (29km)
  • Callac: market Wednesday all day (32km)
  • Carhaix-Plouguer: market Saturday all day (36km)
  • Chatelaudren: market Monday (36km)
  • Guingamp: market Saturday all day & Friday (38km)
  • Gourin: market Monday all day (39km)

More information about Saint-Gelven, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Saint-Gelven, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Botrain (9km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (16km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Guerlédan (4km)
  • Source - Rance (42km)
  • Menez Bré (42km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (58km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (9km)
  • Quintin (24km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Gelven

Canton: Gouarec

Arrondissement: Guingamp

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22570

Distance to Saint-Gelven

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 407 km

from Calais: 468 km

from Nice: 945 km

from Bordeaux: 423 km

from Strasbourg: 801 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caurel, Laniscat, Perret, Saint-Igeaux and Sainte-Trephine.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Gelven