Carentoir tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Redon at 18 km from Carentoir

Visit Carentoir: highlights and tourist information

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Carentoir 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 Carentoir in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Redon at 18 km and Rochefort-en-Terre at 20 km.

Carentoir, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 18 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Redon guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Paimpont guide


at 24 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
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Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Josselin guide
La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See La Roche-Bernard guide


at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Rennes guide
Briere Regional Natural Parc

Briere Regional Natural Parc

Natural Parc at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Away from the beaches, Briere Regional Natural Parc is the second largest...

See Briere Regional Natural Parc guide


at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vannes guide


at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 55 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Morbihan Gulf guide


Island at 56 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ile-d'Arz guide


at 57 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The fishing harbour and traditional granite houses in Piriac-sur-Mer create an interesting...

See Piriac-sur-Mer guide

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Map of places to visit near Carentoir


Markets in and near Carentoir

  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (5km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (13km)
  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (18km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (19km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (21km)
  • Ploermel: market Friday (24km)
  • Questembert: market Monday (30km)
  • Mauron: market Friday (32km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (34km)
  • Josselin: market Saturday (35km)

More information about Carentoir, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Carentoir, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île-aux-Pies (11km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (20km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (23km)
  • Vallée du Canut (25km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (25km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (49km)
  • Anse de Mancel (51km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (51km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (51km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (51km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (59km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (32km)
  • Josselin (35km)
  • Elven (35km)
  • Bedee (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Gacilly (5km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (20km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (34km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (40km)
  • Le Rheu (41km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (31km)

Geography and distances

Carentoir is in the north-west of France at 50 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Carentoir is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Carentoir

Canton: Gacilly

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56910

Distance to Carentoir

from Vannes (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 452 km

from Nice: 860 km

from Bordeaux: 352 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 Carentoir from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-Gaceline, La Gacilly, Quelneuc and Sixt-sur-Aff.

This page in French: Visiter Carentoir


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