Destination guide

Friendly Douarnenez will entice you

Enjoy the museums and other features of Douarnenez. This walkable and welcoming city is well known for its spas, riverfront and seaside. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Seasonal weather in Douarnenez

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 19°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Douarnenez

Douarnenez is famous for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Douarnenez is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sables Blancs Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Plage du Ris (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Menez-Hom (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Ile de l'Aber (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Morgat Beach (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Jardin de la Retraite (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Douarnenez

Fly into Quimper (UIP-Quimper - Cornouaille), the closest airport, located 10.9 mi (17.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Brest (BES-Brest - Brittany), which is 24.7 mi (39.7 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Douarnenez?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 752 holiday rentals around Douarnenez. From 420 Houses to 184 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Douarnenez is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Douarnenez?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Douarnenez:

  • Beg Meil: 85 holiday homes
  • Rive Droite: 25 holiday homes
  • Saint-Guénolé: 63 holiday homes
  • Saint-Pierre: 21 holiday homes
  • Saint-Marc: 43 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Douarnenez?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Douarnenez. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Port-Musee: 2,150 holiday rentals
  • Point de la Torche: 2,030 holiday rentals
  • Golf de L'Odet: 2,440 holiday rentals
  • Pointe de Mousterlin: 2,325 holiday rentals
  • Armorique Natural Regional Park: 1,105 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Douarnenez listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Douarnenez?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 420 Houses in Douarnenez. Our other popular types of Douarnenez holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 184 holiday houses
  • Villas: 34 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 44 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Caravans and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Douarnenez?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 109 holiday homes with pool available in Douarnenez. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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