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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Finistère

Moëlan-sur-Mer "land of welcome turned to the ocean" in southern Finistère, Community of Communes of Quimperlé.

Geographical information

Latitude47.8142230 (N 47° 48’ 51”)
Longitude-3.6291660 (W 3° 37’ 45”)
Surface area47.30 km²
Population7166 inhabitants
Density151 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureQuimper (49 km, 39 min)
Insee code29150
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Quimperlé

Nearest cities & towns

Clohars-Carnoët4.8 km (8 min)
Riec-sur-Bélon6.8 km (8 min)
Baye9.3 km (11 min)
Le Pouldu9.3 km (13 min)
Quimperlé9.6 km (13 min)
Pont-Aven12 km (14 min)
Tréméven13.6 km (19 min)
Mellac13.8 km (18 min)
Guidel14 km (18 min)
Le Trévoux14.9 km (17 min)
Rédené17.9 km (22 min)
Bannalec19.2 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

Discover: its coastline, its two beaches (and Kerfany Trénez) and coves of sand or pebbles, its three picturesque ports (Merrien, Brigneau, the Belon), with great fishermen and sailors, its chapels, the Chapel of St. Philibert (classified historic site of 16th century) which can be visited from June to September, megaliths ...

To do: hiking and mountain biking on the many marked trails, water sports (sailing, kayaking, windsurfing ...), boat trips on the Aven and Belon, tennis ...

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Celebration chapel : a concert a week in July and August at Saint- Philibert chapel.

Rias Festival : the last week of August. It is a festival dedicated to street shows. It takes place in the 8 municipalities in the country of Quimperlé. Moëlan on, the shows can take place between other near the beach Kerfany or in the town of Moëlan.


Overview of GR 34
Overview of GR 34
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Friday 22 september
Min. 6°C - Max. 16°C
Saturday 23 september
Min. 8°C - Max. 19°C
Sunday 24 september
Min. 12°C - Max. 18°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Moëlan-sur-Mer is located only 10 km from Pont-Aven painters of the city, and 26 km from Concarneau and its famous walled city. Discover the manor in Mellac Kernault or the abbey of Saint-Maurice-Clohars Carnoët a few kilometers.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Surf lessons or course on the Guideloise coast
Sports sensations35 € to 140 € Guidel (10.8 km)
Cruise on a 16 m yacht with skipper
Nature and the great outdoors264 € to 696 € Lorient (22 km)
Visit an artisan pancake house
Local flavoursFreeConcarneau (24 km)
Bat centre
Culture and education3 € to 7 € Kernascléden (32 km)
Step back in time to a Breton farmhouse in 1850
Culture and education5 € to 10 € Quistinic (37 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Tour of the Small Sea of Gâvres
Village visitEasy3h30Port-Louis (24 km)
The Great Megalithic Arc
HikeEasy2h30Erdeven (41 km)
Old Bono bridge - Port of Saint-Goustan
HikeEasy3h00Bono (56 km)
Locarn Moors and Corong Gorges
HikeEasy1h00Locarn (58 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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