Beignon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Paimpont at 5 km from Beignon

Visit Beignon: highlights and tourist information

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Beignon is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Beignon in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Paimpont at 5 km and Josselin at 28 km.

Beignon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction ), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Paimpont guide


at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Josselin guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 28 km (direction west)

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

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at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Redon guide


at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Langon guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Rennes guide


at 40 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), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and towers in the heart of old Chateaugiron help explain why it...

See Chateaugiron guide


at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Moncontour guide


at 56 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vannes guide


at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Combourg is best known for the Chateau de Combourg, once home to Chateaubriand, the...

See Combourg guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 63 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Island at 63 km (direction west-south-west)

The beaches and scenery along the coastal footpath combine to make the Ile d'Arz,...

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Map of places to visit near Beignon


Markets in and near Beignon

  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (6km)
  • Mauron: market Friday (15km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (15km)
  • Ploermel: market Friday (17km)
  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (23km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (24km)
  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (24km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (24km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Beignon, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (24km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forges de Paimpont (3km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (5km)
  • Vallée du Canut (20km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (29km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (42km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (43km)
  • Source - Rance (45km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (51km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (52km)
  • Source - Marle (55km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (57km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (57km)
  • Pont de Kérino (57km)
  • Anse de Mancel (59km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (59km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (59km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (59km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Josselin (28km)
  • Bedee (29km)
  • Elven (41km)
  • Grand-Fougeray (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Gacilly (23km)
  • Le Rheu (31km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (33km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (35km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (42km)
  • Saint-Juvat (44km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (45km)

Geography and distances

Beignon is in the north-west of France at 56 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Beignon is 348 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beignon

Canton: Guer

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56380

Distance to Beignon

from Vannes (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 348 km

from Calais: 441 km

from Nice: 871 km

from Bordeaux: 369 km

from Strasbourg: 737 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 Beignon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Paimpont, Plelan-le-Grand and Saint-Malo-de-Beignon.

This page in French: Visiter Beignon