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Le Faou

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Finistère

Geographical information

MunicipalityLe Faou
Tourism labels
Latitude48.2944680 (N 48° 17’ 40”)
Longitude-4.1796090 (W 4° 10’ 47”)
AltitudeFrom 3m to 151m
Surface area11.85 km²
Population1793 inhabitants
Density151 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureQuimper (42 km, 31 min)
Insee code29053
IntercommunalityCC de l'Aulne Maritime

Nearest cities & towns

Rosnoën4.6 km (9 min)
Hanvec5.2 km (6 min)
Hôpital-Camfrout7.1 km (8 min)
Saint-Eloy11.2 km (12 min)
Pont-de-Buis-lès-Quimerch12 km (13 min)
Logonna-Daoulas12.1 km (17 min)
Irvillac13 km (16 min)
Daoulas13.2 km (12 min)
Lopérec13.6 km (17 min)
Port-Launay14.2 km (11 min)
Le Tréhou15 km (17 min)
Saint-Ségal15.7 km (15 min)
Dirinon15.9 km (13 min)
Argol16 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Ride and fishing in the Iroise Sea
Nature and the great outdoors28 € to 96 € Douarnenez (25 km)
Outing or cruise in a live-in sailboat
Nature and the great outdoors89 € to 299 € Audierne (40 km)
Day trip in the Glénan archipelago
Nature and the great outdoors120 € Bénodet (46 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Fortifications Route
HikeIntermediate4h20Roscanvel (27 km)
Goémoniers Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Plouescat (42 km)
Locarn Moors and Corong Gorges
HikeEasy1h00Locarn (56 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals