The tourist tax, quesaco? Find all the practical information to enlighten you on this tax: who has to pay it, when and above all, how it works!

Do you have to pay a tourist tax in Fouesnant?

The answer is yes.

The city of Fouesnant collects the tourist tax. This local tax dedicated solely to the tourism sector makes it possible to finance the tourist promotion actions to be developed within the destination in order to increase its attractiveness.

The department of Finistère also institutes an additional tax of 10% to the tourist tax collected by the municipality. This additional tax is collected at the same time as the municipal tourist tax.

Who must pay the tourist tax?

The tourist tax is to be paid by the visitor who stays for his holidays on the territory and who does not have a residence in Fouesnant. The tourist tax must be paid by the visitor who is staying in one of the following accommodations:

  • Palaces
  • Hotels
  • Tourist residences
  • Furnished tourism
  • Bed & Breakfasts
  • Holiday villages
  • Campsites (or trailer park)
  • Marinas
  • Other types of paid accommodation (e.g. youth hostel, spa hospital)

It is due per person and per night (night). It applies from January 1 to December 31. In reality, it is paid directly to the landlord.

Who is exempt from tourist tax?

  • Minors under the age of 18.
  • Holders of a seasonal work contract employed in the municipality.
  • People benefiting from emergency accommodation or temporary rehousing.
  • Persons who occupy premises for which the rent is less than an amount determined by the municipal council.


To find out which rate applies to your accommodation, you will find below for each category of accommodation, the applicable rates for the tourist tax. find here the rates for 2024 and consult the brochure below for the rates for the year 2023.