Santec tourism and travel guide

Photo of Santec in Finistere

Photo is of Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral at 4 km from Santec

Visit Santec: highlights and tourist information

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Santec 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 Santec in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral at 4 km and Roscoff at 4 km.

Santec, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Cathedral at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

The cathedral in Saint-Pol-de-Leon is one of the most interesting medieval cathedrals in the...

See Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral guide


at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

Think Roscoff is just a ferry terminal? Take time o explore the historic centre!...

See Roscoff guide


at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

The highlight of your visit to Saint-Pol-de-Léon migh be the 15th century Cathedral Saint-Paul-Aurelien...

See Saint-Pol-de-Leon guide


Island at 5 km (direction north-north-east)

The Ile-de-Batz is one of the most popular Brittany islands, with a pretty harbour,...

See Ile-de-Batz guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

At Plouezoc'h you wil enjoy a stroll around the town, and the view to...

See Plouezoch guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

The pleasure port is the center of activity in the lively town of Morlaix...

See Morlaix guide


at 28 km (direction east)

Locquirec is a quiet tradional Brittany town, visited above all for its sandy beaches...

See Locquirec guide


at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Landerneau guide


at 35 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Trebeurden is a small resort with a sandy beach on the pretty Cote de...

See Trebeurden guide


at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

Guerlesquin, listed as a 'small city of character', is a lovely way to see...

See Guerlesquin guide


at 38 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Pleumeur-Bodou is a small town in north Brittany with several popular tourist attractions including...

See Pleumeur-Bodou guide


Seaside resort at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The resort of Tregastel has one of the nicest beaches in the area, and...

See Tregastel guide


at 42 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Brelevenez is a region of Lannion with a beautiful staircase leading to a medieval...

See Brelevenez guide


at 42 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Lannion guide

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Map of places to visit near Santec


Markets in and near Santec

  • Saint-Pol-de-Leon: market Tuesday all day (3km)
  • Roscoff: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Carantec: market Thursday (9km)
  • Plouescat: market Saturday (12km)
  • Plougasnou: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Morlaix: market Saturday all day (20km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (22km)
  • Brignogan-Plage: market Friday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Lesneven: market Monday all day (26km)
  • Locquirec: market Wednesday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Santec, France

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


  • Aquarium marin de Trégastel (40km)
  • Océanopolis (46km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Bodilis (20km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (21km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (23km)
  • Guimiliau (24km)
  • Locmelar (28km)
  • La Roche Maurice (29km)
  • La Martyre (30km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (30km)
  • Plougonven (31km)
  • Commana (33km)
  • Sizun (33km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (45km)
  • Brasparts (45km)
  • Lannedern (46km)

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (17km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (53km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin exotique (4km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (5km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (43km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (32km)
  • Île Milliau (32km)
  • Vallée des Traouïero (38km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (40km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Sept-Îles (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (21km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Santec is in the north-west of France at 79 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Santec is 467 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Santec

Canton: Saint-Pol-de-Léon

Arrondissement: Morlaix

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29250

Distance to Santec

from Quimper (prefecture): 79 km

from Paris: 467 km

from Calais: 490 km

from Nice: 1030 km

from Bordeaux: 504 km

from Strasbourg: 864 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 Santec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cleder, Ile-de-Batz, Plougoulm, Roscoff, Saint-Pol-de-Leon and Sibiril.

This page in French: Visiter Santec