Cotes-d'Armor places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Cotes-d'Armor department of Brittany. See also our Cotes-d'Armor travel guide

Beauport Abbey

photo of Beauport Abbey

The 13th century abbey at Beauport is a lovely mix of ancient abbey buildings and gardens

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photo of Binic

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

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photo of Brelevenez

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

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Cap Frehel

photo of Cap Frehel

Cap-Fréhel is a scenic clifftop, viewpoint and coastal path

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Chateau de Dinan

photo of Chateau de Dinan

Dinan castle is an imposing medieval castle which also has views across the town from the ramparts

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Cote de Granit Rose

photo of Cote de Granit Rose

The pink rocks and blue seas of the Cote de Granit Rose make it one of the prettiest coastlines in France

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photo of Dinan

The extensive medieval centre of the walled town of Dinan ensure its popularity - one of our favourite Brittany towns!

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Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

photo of Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements from the 12th century and gothic elements from the 15th century

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Dinan church of Saint-Malo

photo of Dinan church of Saint-Malo

The Church of Saint-Malo in Dinan is a large 15th century church with interesting architectural features

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Dinan Rue du Jerzual

photo of Dinan Rue du Jerzual

The Rue du Jerzual and the port are two of the most picturesque areas in Dinan

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photo of Erquy

Erquy is a small resort near several sandy beaches and the viewpoint at Cap d'Erquy

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Forges des Salles

photo of Forges des Salles

Attraction or village? The Forges des Salles was a 19th century village for workers in the forges, now restored as attraction.

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photo of Guingamp

The centre of Guingamp has several colombage houses and an important basilica among its places of interest

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

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

The Basilica in Guingamp is an interesting mix of archtectural styles and includes an ancient statue of the black Virgin

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Ile Brehat

photo of Ile Brehat

The views and landscapes of the small island of Ile-Bréhat can be explored on foot or by bike; a lovely escape from the crowds

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La Roche-Derrien

photo of La Roche-Derrien

La Roche-Derrien is a village with medieval origins ad several medieval houses a few kilometres from the Coast of Granite Rose

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photo of Lannion

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

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Le Val-André

photo of Le Val-André

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

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photo of Moncontour

The highlight in Moncontour is exploring the streets of half-timbered houses within the medieval defensive walls

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photo of Paimpol

The harbour and the traditional small houses combine to make Paimpol a very interesting town to explore

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photo of Pedernec

Pédernec is a small village with a pretty church and two chapels near Guingamp

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photo of Perros-Guirec

Peros-Guirec is a popular town in the heart of the beautiful Cote de Granit Rose

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photo of Plancoet

Quiet when compared with the coast towns in Brittany, Plancoet and the nearby valley of the Arguenon river merit exploration

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photo of Pleumeur-Bodou

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

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photo of Plevenon

Plévenon is a small village in Brittany near Cap Fréhel

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photo of Ploumanac'h

Ploumanac'h is a small village that is very well situated for exploring the beautiful Coast of Granite Rose i Brittany

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Pointe du Roselier

photo of Pointe du Roselier

The Pointe du Roselier is a beautiful view of the cliffs and Bay of Saint-Brieuc, in northern Brittany

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photo of Pontrieux

The canals, river and port in Pontrieux - and the famous washhouses - make it a very scenic town to explore

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photo of Sables-d'Or-les-Pins

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

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photo of Saint-Brieuc

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

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photo of Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

Saint-cast-le-Guildo is a small seaside resort with a sandy beach and easy access to attractive coastal scenery

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photo of Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer

Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer is a small town on a peninsula in Brittany that is surrounded by beaches

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photo of Saint-Quay-Portrieux

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

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photo of Trebeurden

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

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photo of Tregastel

The resort of Tregastel has one of the nicest beaches in the area, and we also enjoyed following the coast path near here

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photo of Treguier

The cathedral and the 15th century half-timbered houses combine to make Treguier a particularly interesting town to visit

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Treguier cathedral

photo of Treguier cathedral

Tréguier cathedral is a gothic style cathedral with a beautiful cloister

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For more information see the Cotes-d'Armor guide


Market towns & days in Cotes-d'Armor

all markets in morning unless otherwise stated

Binic: Thursday
Broons: Wednesday
Callac: Wednesday all day
Chatelaudren: Monday
Dinan: Thursday
Erquy: Saturday
Etables-sur-Mer: Tuesday
Guingamp: Saturday all day & Friday
Lamballe: Thursday all day
Lancieux: Tuesday & Tuesday
Lannion: Thursday
Lanvollon: Friday
Loudeac: Saturday
Matignon: Wednesday
Paimpol: Tuesday
Penvenan: Saturday
Perros-Guirec: Friday
Plancoet: Saturday
Pleneuf-Val-Andre: Tuesday & Friday
Plerin: Sunday
Plestin-les-Greves: Sunday
Pleubian: Saturday
Ploeuc-sur-Lie: Thursday
Plouaret: Tuesday
Plouezec: Saturday
Plouha: Wednesday
Quintin: Tuesday
Rostrenen: Tuesday
Saint-Brieuc: Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday
Saint-Cast-le-Guildo: Monday (high season only)
Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer: Friday
Saint-Quay-Portrieux: Monday & Friday
Trebeurden: Tuesday
Tregastel: Monday (high season only)
Treguier: Wednesday

Tourist attractions to visit in Cotes-d'Armor

The following sites have received official "tourist classifications"...

Zoo or wildlife park

Zooparc de Trégomeur

4* Towns in Bloom

Lannion: Tourist guide

Pontrieux: Tourist guide




Towns of Art and History

Dinan: Tourist guide

Sites of Natural Beauty

Cap Frehel: Tourist guide

Secteur Sauvegardé (protected historical town centre)

Dinan: Tourist guide

Treguier: Tourist guide

Listed 'Remarkable Gardens'

Jardin du Botrain

Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu

Jardin du Colombier

Jardin du Grand Launay

Jardin du Kestellic

Jardins de Kerdalo

Towns classified as Recommended Detours

Dinan: Tourist guide

Paimpol: Tourist guide

National Monuments

Maison Ernest Renan

Grand Sites of France

Beauport Abbey: Tourist guide

Cap d'Erquy / Cap Frehel: Tourist guide


Aquarium marin de Trégastel