Saint-Quay-Portrieux tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Saint-Quay-Portrieux is a small resort in Brittany, with a sandy beach and a port

Saint-Quay-Portrieux is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Saint-Quay-Portrieux. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Quay-Portrieux travel guide.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pointe du Roselier at 13 km and Saint-Brieuc at 16 km.

Saint-Quay-Portrieux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 5 km (direction south)

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

See Binic guide
Pointe du Roselier

Pointe du Roselier

at 13 km (direction south-east)

The Pointe du Roselier is a beautiful view of the cliffs and...

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at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

Saint-Brieuc has a cathedral and a historic centre with several medieval houses...

See Saint-Brieuc guide
Beauport Abbey

Beauport Abbey

Abbey at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Beauport Abbey guide
Beauport Abbey Gardens

Beauport Abbey Gardens

Garden at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes d'Armor department

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

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at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Le Val-André

Le Val-André

at 22 km (direction east)

Le Val-André is a family friendly seaside resort on the Brittany coast...

See Le Val-André guide
Ile Brehat

Ile Brehat

Island at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Pontrieux guide


at 25 km (direction west-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 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction east)

Erquy is a small resort near several sandy beaches and the viewpoint...

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Seaside resort at 32 km (direction east)

Sables-d'Or-les-Pins is a lovely beach on the Brittany coast...

See Sables-d'Or-les-Pins guide


at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Pedernec guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Quay-Portrieux

Market days in Saint-Quay-Portrieux: weekly market: Monday & Friday;

  • Saint-Quay-Portrieux: market Monday & Friday (0km)
  • Etables-sur-Mer: market Tuesday (2km)
  • Binic: market Thursday (5km)
  • Plouha: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Lanvollon: market Friday (12km)
  • Plerin: market Sunday (13km)
  • Chatelaudren: market Monday (16km)
  • Plouezec: market Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Brieuc: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (16km)
  • Paimpol: market Tuesday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Quay-Portrieux, France

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

Grand sites of France

National Monuments

  • Maison Ernest Renan (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (25km)
  • Jardins de Kerdalo (31km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (31km)
  • Jardin du Kestellic (34km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (12km)
  • Abbaye de Beauport (19km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (21km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (26km)
  • Sillon de Talbert (31km)
  • Menez Bré (36km)
  • Cap Frehel (38km)
  • Source - Rance (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Pontrieux (25km)
  • Quintin (28km)
  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (8km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Quay-Portrieux is in the north-west of France at 16 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Saint-Quay-Portrieux is 381 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Quay-Portrieux

Canton: Étables-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Saint-Brieuc

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22410

Distance to Saint-Quay-Portrieux

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 381 km

from Calais: 423 km

from Nice: 951 km

from Bordeaux: 457 km

from Strasbourg: 777 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-Quay-Portrieux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Binic, Etables-sur-Mer, Lantic, Plourhan and Treveneuc.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Quay-Portrieux