Saint-Gilles-les-Bois tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Gilles-les-Bois is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Gilles-les-Bois in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontrieux at 6 km and Guingamp at 11 km.

Saint-Gilles-les-Bois, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 6 km (direction north-west)

The canals, river and port in Pontrieux - and the famous washhouses...

See Pontrieux guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

The centre of Guingamp has several colombage houses and an important basilica...

See Guingamp guide
Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

Church at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

The Basilica in Guingamp is an interesting mix of archtectural styles and...

See Guingamp Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours guide


at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

Pédernec is a small village with a pretty church and two chapels...

See Pedernec guide
Beauport Abbey

Beauport Abbey

Abbey at 14 km (direction north-east)

The 13th century abbey at Beauport is a lovely mix of ancient...

See Beauport Abbey guide
Beauport Abbey Gardens

Beauport Abbey Gardens

Garden at 14 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes d'Armor department

The gardens of Beauport Abbey form a charming setting for the evocative...

See Beauport Abbey Gardens guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

The harbour and the traditional small houses combine to make Paimpol a...

See Paimpol guide
La Roche-Derrien

La Roche-Derrien

at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

La Roche-Derrien is a village with medieval origins ad several medieval houses...

See La Roche-Derrien guide


at 17 km (direction north-west)

The cathedral and the 15th century half-timbered houses combine to make Treguier...

See Treguier guide
Treguier cathedral

Treguier cathedral

Cathedral at 18 km (direction north-west)

Tréguier cathedral is a gothic style cathedral with a beautiful cloister...

See Treguier cathedral guide


at 19 km (direction east)

Saint-Quay-Portrieux is a small resort in Brittany, with a sandy beach and...

See Saint-Quay-Portrieux guide


Seaside resort at 21 km (direction east)

Binic is a small seaside resort with an attractive harbour and several...

See Binic guide
Ile Brehat

Ile Brehat

Island at 22 km (direction north-east)

The views and landscapes of the small island of Ile-Bréhat can be...

See Ile Brehat guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

Lannion is an interesting detour, with several medieval houses and a pretty...

See Lannion guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Gilles-les-Bois

  • Lanvollon: market Friday (9km)
  • Guingamp: market Saturday all day & Friday (11km)
  • Plouha: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Plouezec: market Saturday (14km)
  • Paimpol: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Chatelaudren: market Monday (16km)
  • Treguier: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Saint-Quay-Portrieux: market Monday & Friday (20km)
  • Etables-sur-Mer: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Binic: market Thursday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Gilles-les-Bois, France

What to do at Saint-Gilles-les-Bois? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Gilles-les-Bois.


  • Aquarium marin de Trégastel (36km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougonven (47km)

Grand sites of France

National Monuments

  • Maison Ernest Renan (17km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (10km)
  • Jardins de Kerdalo (16km)
  • Jardin du Kestellic (19km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (35km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Abbaye de Beauport (14km)
  • Menez Bré (17km)
  • Sillon de Talbert (25km)
  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (32km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Sept-Îles (38km)
  • Île Milliau (38km)
  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (40km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (41km)
  • Source - Rance (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (18km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Gilles-les-Bois is in the north-west of France at 29 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Saint-Gilles-les-Bois is 400 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Gilles-les-Bois

Canton: Pontrieux

Arrondissement: Guingamp

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22290

Distance to Saint-Gilles-les-Bois

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 400 km

from Calais: 438 km

from Nice: 969 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 797 km

Getting here

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-Gilles-les-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gommenec-H, Lanleff, Le Faouet, Pommerit-le-Vicomte, Pontrieux, Quemper-Guezennec, Saint-Clet, Squiffiec, Tregonneau, Tremeven and Treverec.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Gilles-les-Bois