Saint-Thurien tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Thurien in Finistere

Photo is of Quimperle at 11 km from Saint-Thurien

Visit Saint-Thurien: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Thurien 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-Thurien in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Quimperle at 11 km and Pont-Aven at 15 km.

Saint-Thurien, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction south-east)

The extremely pretty centre of Quimperlé make it one of the loveliest...

See Quimperle guide


at 15 km (direction south-west)

The watermills and harbour area give Pont-Aven its own special appeal...

See Pont-Aven guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

Now listed as a town of art and history, you will find...

See Concarneau guide


at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Morbihan department

Due to the fishing industry and war time damage Lorient is not...

See Lorient guide
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at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Quimper guide


at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Benodet guide
Ile de Groix

Ile de Groix

Island at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Morbihan department

With a popular beach, lovely traditional cottages and scenic villages the Ile-de-Groix...

See Ile de Groix guide
Iles des Glenan

Iles des Glenan

Island at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

The uninhabited islands of the Glenan archipelago are now a popular nature...

See Iles des Glenan guide
Pont l'Abbe

Pont l'Abbe

at 46 km (direction west)

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

See Pont l'Abbe guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Attraction or village? The Forges des Salles was a 19th century village...

See Forges des Salles guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

The walk through the ancient forest that is accessed from Huelgoat town...

See Huelgoat guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Locronan guide


at 49 km (direction east), in the Morbihan department

Pontivy is particularly interesting because it has a medieval old town and...

See Pontivy guide
Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 51 km (direction east), in the Morbihan department

The Chateau de Pontivy has dominated the centre of Pontivy in Morbihan...

See Chateau de Pontivy guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Thurien

  • Quimperle: market Friday all day (11km)
  • Pont-Aven: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Rosporden: market Thursday (15km)
  • Moelan-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Nevez: market Saturday (20km)
  • Gourin: market Monday all day (20km)
  • Guidel: market Wednesday & Sunday (21km)
  • Concarneau: market Monday & Friday (24km)
  • Ploemeur: market Sunday (29km)
  • Lanester: market Tuesday (30km)

More information about Saint-Thurien, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Saint-Thurien, France

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

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Pleyben (39km)
  • Lannedern (43km)
  • Brasparts (45km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Trévarez (25km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (30km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (35km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (35km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (41km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (47km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Mousterlin (32km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (39km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (50km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (23km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Thurien is in the north-west of France at 35 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Saint-Thurien is 452 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Thurien

Canton: Scaër

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29380

Distance to Saint-Thurien

from Quimper (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 452 km

from Calais: 517 km

from Nice: 966 km

from Bordeaux: 418 km

from Strasbourg: 844 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-Thurien from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bannalec and Lanvenegen.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Thurien


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