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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Côtes-d'Armor

Saint-Brieuc - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Côtes-d'Armor

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude48.5141800 (N 48° 30’ 51”)
Longitude-2.7658350 (W 2° 45’ 57”)
Surface area21.88 km²
Population48202 inhabitants
Density2203 inhabitants/km²
Insee code22278
IntercommunalityCA Saint-Brieuc Agglomération Baie d'Armor

Nearest cities & towns

Plérin3.4 km (8 min)
Ploufragan4.5 km (10 min)
Langueux5.5 km (10 min)
Trégueux6.1 km (12 min)
Les Rosaires7.5 km (10 min)
Trémuson7.9 km (12 min)
La Méaugon8.1 km (14 min)
Yffiniac9.9 km (12 min)
Plédran10.2 km (14 min)
Saint-Julien10.3 km (16 min)
Tréméloir10.9 km (12 min)
Pordic10.9 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Saint-Brieuc has a hundred hectares of forests and valleys suitable for walking. Arboretum has the distinction of being distributed in the town and highlights listed for their rarity and their characteristics remarkable trees. It is a tourist and educational attraction that highlights the undeniable charm of the city.

Museum of art and history, hosts a permanent exhibition about the history and traditions through the Department, an exceptional exhibition of underwater archeology reflecting the maritime history of the area and temporary exhibitions. Free admission.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Performance halls

Events and festivities

The Art Rock festival, multidisciplinary festival of music, video, theater, dance, multimedia, radiates Saint-Brieuc at Pentecost. His program combines headliners and discoveries receiving French and international artists in the heart of the city.

Every Thursday and Friday of the summer festival scene opens his Nocturnes local talent and renowned artists. It offers early evening performances by street arts that delight families.

On 14 July, it is a large fireworks display followed by a popular dance that creates the event.

In late August, the Florio Cup hillclimb created in 1927, brings together 300 vehicles twenty to eighty fun-lovers of mechanical years old.

A Christmas Saint-Brieuc becomes unavoidable by multiplying animations under lights holidays.


Rue Saint-Guillaume
Rue Saint-Guillaume
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Marina Légué
Marina Légué
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Place du Chai
Place du Chai
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Saint-Brieuc in December
Saint-Brieuc in December
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Tuesday 31 march
Min. 10°C - Max. 10°C
Wednesday 1 april
Min. 10°C - Max. 10°C
Thursday 2 april
Min. 10°C - Max. 12°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Quintin town character.

Guingamp and its basilica.

Treguier Cathedral and cloister.

Côte de Granit Rose: Perros-Guirec, Trégastel, Trébeurden.

Radome Pleumeur-Bodou.

Bréhat island.

Large natural site Ploumanac.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Sea fishing with an instructor/guide
Nature and the great outdoors60 € to 160 € Erquy (25 km)
Kayaking in the archipelago Bréhatin
Nature and the great outdoors12 € to 35 € Île-de-Bréhat (40 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Seaside walk
HikeIntermediate3h00Planguenoual (13.6 km)
Mountain biking circuit
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Planguenoual (13.6 km)
GR 34 - Customs Officers' Path
HikeIntermediate2h30Plouha (22 km)
Walk through the countryside...
Cycling itineraryEasy1h30La Bouillie (25 km)
Cape Erquyvia the customs officers’ path (sentier des douaniers)
HikeIntermediate2h00Erquy (26 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals