Sightseeing Itinerary Map for Day Trip in Locronan

Locronan village

Locronan

Check Point
・One of the most beautiful villages in France

・Scenery with a medieval atmosphere

【Village description】

The village name is from Saint Loran who spreads the Christian faith in this region. You find beautiful stone buildings. In addition, the village is registered in the most beautiful villages in France. So, there are several restaurants and souvenir shops for the visitors.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★★☆

【Time required】

 3~4 h (included the round trip bus)

【Budget】

 4 euros (the bus ticket)

【Fatigue】

 ★★☆☆☆

 If you go to ⑤ and ⑥

 ★★★★☆



Access

You can visit Locronan by bus from Quimper. Take a bus of the line 37 at the Quimper station.

Time required : 24 minutes
Ticket : 2 euros

Time Schedule
https://finistere.transdev-bretagne.com/ligne-37-camaret-quimper


Itinerary Map

Navigation

【Start】
①Bus stop; Mission

★Go straight on Prieuré St by the end. It takes 5 minutes.

②Saint-Ronan Church

★Go to Four St on the left of the church.

③Tourist Information Center

★Go back to the church and go to Charrettes St. Then, turn left to go to Moal St. It takes 10 minutes.

④Notre Dame Church

★You finish the visit with this church. You can walk around the village by the next bus. If you want, you can visit a chapel on the hill. As it takes 30 minutes for one-way, you need check the bus schedule. To visit there, go to Four St from the tourist information center. When you arrive at a forked road, go right.

⑤View Point

★Continue to walk on the street for 10 minutes.

⑥Sonj Chapel

★Return the village to take a bus. It takes about 40 minutes by walk.

【Goal】
Bus stop; Mission


Downtown Map

Click the square mark on the top left of the map to see a list of tourist spots. If you open the enlarge button on the top right corner on your smartphone, this model course will be displayed on Google Maps along with its location information. You can also quickly return to this map from the table of contents in the sidebar (if using a smartphone, select “Go to table of contents” from the menu at the bottom of the screen).



【Start】

①Bus stop; Mission


★Go straight on Prieuré St by the end. It takes 5 minutes.


②Saint-Ronan Church

Église de Saint-Ronan

Time required: 20 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 9 am – 7 pm

Close: No

This is a church dedicated to Saint Ronan, the origin of this village. Built in the 15th century, the church is notable for its 43 meters high bell tower above the entrance. Although the interior is small, you can see the contrast between the majesty of the stonework and the colorful stained glass. The pillars are decorated with figurines of saints, and the tomb of Saint Ronan is also located in one corner. There are restaurants and souvenir shops in front of the church, so it’s fun to walk around and see them.


★Go to Four St on the left of the church.


③Tourist Information Center

Time required: 5 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

Get information here.


★Go back to the church and go to Charrettes St. Then, turn left to go to Moal St. It takes 10 minutes.


④Notre Dame Church

Notre Dame Church

Notre Dame de bonne Nouvelle et sa Fontaine

Time required: 15 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 9 am – 5 pm

Close: No

The colors of the stained glass near the altar are very beautiful, and the patterns are abstract, not typical of religious paintings.


★You finish the visit with this church. You can walk around the village by the next bus. If you want, you can visit a chapel on the hill. As it takes 30 minutes for one-way, you need check the bus schedule. To visit there, go to Four St from the tourist information center. When you arrive at a forked road, go right.


⑤View Point

View Point in Locronan

Time required: 15 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

It is a spot with a great view from the top of the hill. You can see the vast nature of Brittany.


★Continue to walk on the street for 10 minutes.


⑥Sonj Chapel

Chapelle ar Sonj

Time required: 10 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

This is a chapel located in a grassy field. At the entrance to the site there is a cross made of stone. The wooden door has a heart-shaped peephole. The interior is small and decorated with figurines of saints, similar to village churches. There is modern stained glass installed in 1994.


★Return the village to take a bus. It takes about 40 minutes by walk.



【Goal】

Bus stop; Mission



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