Saint-Nic tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Armorique Regional Park at 12 km from Saint-Nic

Visit Saint-Nic: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Nic is situated in the Finistere 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-Nic in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Armorique Regional Park at 12 km and Douarnenez at 13 km.

Saint-Nic, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 12 km (direction )

The Armorique regional park is a lovely way to enjoy the countryside...

See Armorique Regional Park guide


Seaside resort at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

Tourism based around the beaches and pleasure port have largely overtaken fishing...

See Douarnenez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south-east)

Locronan, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France' is one of...

See Locronan guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-east)

The attractive harbour and traditional wooden houses explain why Le Faou is...

See Le Faou guide
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at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

The Crozon peninsula in western Brittany has an ideal combination of villages,...

See Crozon guide


Seaside resort at 16 km (direction west)

The long sandy beach at Morgat has been the centre of activity...

See Morgat guide


at 23 km (direction south-west)

The Collegiale Church of Notre-Dame de Roscudon and the narow surrounding streets...

See Pont-Croix guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

The pleasure port, local beaches, historic monuments and prehistoric standing stones nearby...

See Camaret guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

The important town of Quimper is also one of the most visited...

See Quimper guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

The picturesque harbour area and the proximity of beaches combine to endure...

See Audierne guide


at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

Among the highlights in the center of Landerneau, the medieval houses next...

See Landerneau guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 37 km (direction south)

One of the quieter towns in Finistere, the port in Pont-l'Abbé and...

See Pont l'Abbe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

As well as lovely scenery you will also enjoy exploring the village...

See Ile-de-Sein guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

The long established resort of Benodet has a very scenic harbour for...

See Benodet guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Nic


Markets in and near Saint-Nic

  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (13km)
  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (14km)
  • Crozon: market Monday (17km)
  • Pont-Croix: market Thursday (23km)
  • Brest: market every day (26km)
  • Quimper: market Wednesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Audierne: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Renan: market Saturday all day (36km)
  • Combrit: market Wednesday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Nic, France

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


  • Océanopolis (24km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Argol (6km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (20km)
  • Pleyben (23km)
  • Brasparts (27km)
  • Sizun (27km)
  • La Martyre (29km)
  • La Roche Maurice (30km)
  • Lannedern (31km)
  • Locmelar (32km)
  • Commana (34km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (37km)
  • Guimiliau (38km)
  • Bodilis (39km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (41km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (43km)
  • Plougonven (55km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (38km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (26km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (27km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (36km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (36km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Menez-Hom (4km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (26km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (26km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (30km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (41km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (26km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Nic is in the north-west of France at 27 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Saint-Nic is 494 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Nic

Canton: Châteaulin

Arrondissement: Châteaulin

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29550

Distance to Saint-Nic

from Quimper (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 494 km

from Calais: 537 km

from Nice: 1022 km

from Bordeaux: 469 km

from Strasbourg: 888 km

Getting here

Most visitors Most UK visitors arrive by car from one of the many cross-channel ports along the Brittany and Normandy coast. These are typically within 2 hours drive. For driving distances to Saint-Nic from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argol, Ploeven, Plomodiern, Telgruc-sur-Mer and Tregarvan.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Nic


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