Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Finistere

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Finistere. This city is well-known for its shopping and aquarium. Cathedral of Saint Corentin of Quimper and Spadium Parc are just a couple of the must-sees. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Finistere

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Finistere a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Spadium Parc (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)
  • Oceanapolis (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • Brest Iroise Golf Course (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Cornouaille Golf Club (23.1 mi / 37.2 km)
  • Golf de L'Odet (23.7 mi / 38.1 km)
  • Golf de Brest Pen Ar Bed (29.3 mi / 47.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Finistere

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Finistere. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Menez-Hom (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Plage du Ris (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Sables Blancs Beach (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Ile de l'Aber (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Jardin de la Retraite (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Foret de Huelgoat (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)

How to get to and around Finistere

Fly into Quimper (UIP-Quimper - Cornouaille), the closest airport, located 18.3 mi (29.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Brest (BES-Brest - Brittany), which is 21 mi (33.8 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Pont-de-Buis Station, Chateaulin Station and Hanvec Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Finistere?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,250 holiday lettings near Finistere. From 4,308 Houses to 510 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Finistere is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Finistere?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Finistere. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Plouescat: 913 holiday homes
  • Penmarch: 854 holiday homes
  • Poullan-sur-Mer: 970 holiday homes
  • Plonevez-Porzay: 563 holiday homes
  • Nevez: 1,123 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Finistere! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Finistere?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Finistere with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Plouescat: 913 holiday lettings
  • Penmarch: 854 holiday lettings
  • Poullan-sur-Mer: 970 holiday lettings
  • Plonevez-Porzay: 563 holiday lettings
  • Nevez: 1,123 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Finistere?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Finistere are:

  • Quimper (UIP-Quimper - Cornouaille): 2,896 self catering accommodations
  • Brest (BES-Brest - Brittany): 2,084 self catering accommodations
  • Morlaix (MXN-Ploujean): 1,609 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Finistere? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Finistere. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Armorique Natural Regional Park: 1,074 holiday rentals
  • Anse de Porz Lamat: 1,954 holiday rentals
  • Haliotika: 2,154 holiday rentals
  • Office de Tourisme - Le Guilvinec: 2,099 holiday rentals
  • Point de la Torche: 2,143 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Finistere listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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