Brignac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Paimpont at 20 km from Brignac

Visit Brignac: highlights and tourist information

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Brignac 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 Brignac in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Paimpont at 20 km and Josselin at 22 km.

Brignac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 20 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

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at 22 km (direction south-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 22 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 32 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...

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at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

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Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 43 km (direction west)

The Chateau de Pontivy has dominated the centre of Pontivy in Morbihan since 1485...

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at 44 km (direction west)

Pontivy is particularly interesting because it has a medieval old town and also a...

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Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Dinan castle is an imposing medieval castle which also has views across the town...

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at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The extensive medieval centre of the walled town of Dinan ensure its popularity -...

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Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Church of Saint-Malo in Dinan is a large 15th century church with interesting...

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Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements from the 12th century and...

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Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Rue du Jerzual and the port are two of the most picturesque areas...

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at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Quiet when compared with the coast towns in Brittany, Plancoet and the nearby valley...

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at 47 km (direction south)

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Brignac


Markets in and near Brignac

  • Mauron: market Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (16km)
  • Ploermel: market Friday (21km)
  • Josselin: market Saturday (22km)
  • Broons: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (25km)
  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (27km)
  • Loudeac: market Saturday (28km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (32km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (35km)

More information about Brignac, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Brignac, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Colombier (37km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (38km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (40km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (45km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Paimpont (20km)
  • Source - Rance (23km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (23km)
  • Vallée du Canut (40km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Juvat (36km)
  • La Gacilly (44km)
  • Le Rheu (44km)
  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (46km)
  • Quintin (50km)

Geography and distances

Brignac is in the north-west of France at 59 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Brignac is 359 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brignac

Canton: Mauron

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56430

Distance to Brignac

from Vannes (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 359 km

from Calais: 439 km

from Nice: 893 km

from Bordeaux: 391 km

from Strasbourg: 750 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 Brignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Evriguet, Illifaut, Meneac and Saint-Brieuc-de-Mauron.

This page in French: Visiter Brignac