Saint-Gildas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Gildas: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Gildas is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 20 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Saint-Gildas is 396 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours at 19 km and Guingamp at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Gildas, 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-Gildas 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-Gildas

Markets in and near Saint-Gildas

  • Quintin: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Chatelaudren: market Monday (13km)
  • Guingamp: market Saturday all day & Friday (19km)
  • Ploeuc-sur-Lie: market Thursday (20km)
  • Saint-Brieuc: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Plerin: market Sunday (22km)
  • Lanvollon: market Friday (23km)
  • Binic: market Thursday (24km)
  • Etables-sur-Mer: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Saint-Quay-Portrieux: market Monday & Friday (28km)

More information about Saint-Gildas, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Saint-Gildas, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Beauport Abbey (38km)
  • Cap d'Erquy / Cap Frehel (46km)

National Monuments

  • Maison Ernest Renan (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Grand Launay (17km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (24km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (25km)
  • Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (36km)
  • Jardins de Kerdalo (43km)
  • Jardin du Kestellic (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Guerlédan (24km)
  • Menez Bré (28km)
  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (36km)
  • Source - Rance (37km)
  • Abbaye de Beauport (38km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (39km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (48km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (56km)
  • Île Milliau (58km)
  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (60km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (20km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Gildas

Canton: Quintin

Arrondissement: Saint-Brieuc

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22800

Distance to Saint-Gildas

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 396 km

from Calais: 448 km

from Nice: 949 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 792 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cohiniac, Le Leslay, Le Vieux-Bourg, Saint-Bihy, Saint-Connan, Saint-Fiacre and Senven-Lehart.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Gildas