Destination guide

Friendly Douarnenez will entice you

Enjoy the museums and other features of Douarnenez. This walkable and welcoming city is 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.

Weather

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 67°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Douarnenez

Douarnenez is famous for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Douarnenez

Fly into Quimper (UIP-Quimper - Cornouaille), the closest airport, located 10.9 mi (17.6 km) from the city center. 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.

Where to stay around Douarnenez?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 733 vacation rentals near Douarnenez. From 403 Houses to 182 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Douarnenez for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Douarnenez:

  • Beg Meil: 78 vacation rentals
  • Saint-Guénolé: 63 vacation rentals
  • Rive Droite: 26 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 63 vacation rentals
  • Saint-Marc: 44 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Douarnenez?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Douarnenez. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Port-Musee: 2,110 vacation rentals
  • Haliotika: 1,928 vacation rentals
  • Morgat Beach: 1,727 vacation rentals
  • Pointe de Penhir: 1,657 vacation rentals
  • Audierne Port: 1,603 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Douarnenez?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 403 Houses in Douarnenez. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Douarnenez include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 182 rentals available
  • Villas: 34 rentals available
  • Cottages: 44 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Douarnenez?

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