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Augan tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Paimpont at 14 km from Augan

Visit Augan: highlights and tourist information

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Augan is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Paimpont at 14 km and Chateau de Josselin at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Augan, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Augan in Brittany.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 14 km (direction north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Paimpont is well known for its 'magical forest', part of the ancient...

See Paimpont guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 20 km (direction west)

The Chateau de Josselin has a 1000 year history and includes both...

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 20 km (direction west)

The castle and the river are the centre of your visit to...

See Josselin guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

Now listed as one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' you...

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide


at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the old town,...

See Redon guide


at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Langon is home to an ancient chapel with a Roman fresco...

See Langon guide
La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 44 km (direction south)

The river harbour and historic old town centre make La Roche-Bernard a...

See La Roche-Bernard guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

An unmissable highlight in this region of Brittany, the half-timbered houses in...

See Vannes guide


at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Becherel is a pretty town and a centre for books....

See Becherel guide


at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

An unmissable highlight in the region, Rennes has a very picturesque medieval...

See Rennes guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

The Gulf of Morbihan, almost a protected lagoon on the southern coast...

See Morbihan Gulf guide


Island at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

The beaches and scenery along the coastal footpath combine to make the...

See Ile-d'Arz guide
Ile aux Moines

Ile aux Moines

Island at 55 km (direction west-south-west)

In the Morbihan Gulf, the Ile-aux-Moines is also very easy to reach...

See Ile aux Moines guide


at 56 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The highlight in Moncontour is exploring the streets of half-timbered houses within...

See Moncontour guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Morbihan

Map of places to visit near Augan


Markets in and near Augan

  • Ploermel: market Friday (9km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (14km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (16km)
  • Mauron: market Friday (18km)
  • Josselin: market Saturday (20km)
  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (20km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (21km)
  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (31km)
  • Elven: market Friday (31km)
  • Questembert: market Monday (32km)

Hotels near Augan

More information about Augan, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Augan, France

What to do at Augan? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Augan.


  • Aquarium de Vannes (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (34km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forges de Paimpont (13km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (14km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (26km)
  • Vallée du Canut (29km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (32km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (38km)
  • Source - Marle (45km)
  • Source - Rance (46km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (47km)
  • Pont de Kérino (47km)
  • Anse de Mancel (49km)
  • Pont du Vincin (49km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (49km)
  • Vincin (49km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (49km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (49km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (49km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (49km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (49km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (49km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (50km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (53km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (53km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Josselin (20km)
  • Elven (31km)
  • Bedee (38km)
  • Grand-Fougeray (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Gacilly (20km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (25km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (32km)
  • Le Rheu (41km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (37km)

Geography and distances

Augan is in the north-west of France at 46 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Augan is 357 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Augan

Canton: Guer

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56800

Distance to Augan

from Vannes (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 450 km

from Nice: 875 km

from Bordeaux: 367 km

from Strasbourg: 746 km

Getting here

Most visitors While most UK visitors will arrive by car from the ferry port at Saint Malo a drive of 2-3 hours is still common. For driving distances to Augan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Campeneac, Monteneuf, Monterrein and Porcaro.

This page in French: Visiter Augan

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