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Caro tourism and travel guide

Photo of Caro in Morbihan

Photo is of Rochefort-en-Terre at 18 km from Caro

Visit Caro: highlights and tourist information

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Caro is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochefort-en-Terre at 18 km and Chateau de Josselin at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Caro, 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 Caro in Brittany.

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

Rochefort-en-Terre

Rochefort-en-Terre

at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

The Chateau de Josselin has a 1000 year history...

See Chateau de Josselin guide
Josselin

Josselin

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Josselin guide
Paimpont

Paimpont

at 21 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
 
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Redon

Redon

at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Redon guide
La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 38 km (direction south)

The river harbour and historic old town centre make...

See La Roche-Bernard guide
Langon

Langon

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
Vannes

Vannes

at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vannes guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Morbihan Gulf guide
Ile-d'Arz

Ile-d'Arz

Island at 47 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 49 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ile aux Moines guide
Sarzeau

Sarzeau

at 50 km (direction south-west)

See Suscinio Castle and the Gardens of Chateau de Kerlevenan in...

See Sarzeau guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 51 km (direction west-south-west)

This ensemble of religious monuments in Sainte-Anne-d'Auray was a...

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide
Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Pontivy guide

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

Map of places to visit near Caro

 
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Markets in and near Caro

  • Malestroit: market Thursday (8km)
  • Ploermel: market Friday (9km)
  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (18km)
  • Josselin: market Saturday (20km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (22km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (24km)
  • Mauron: market Friday (25km)
  • Questembert: market Monday (25km)
  • Elven: market Friday (25km)
  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (29km)

More information about Caro, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Caro, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Vannes (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forges de Paimpont (20km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (20km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (22km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (26km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (33km)
  • Vallée du Canut (34km)
  • Source - Marle (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (40km)
  • Pont de Kérino (41km)
  • Anse de Mancel (42km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (43km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (43km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (43km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (43km)
  • Pont du Vincin (43km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (43km)
  • Vincin (43km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (43km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (43km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (44km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (46km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (48km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (52km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Josselin (20km)
  • Elven (25km)
  • Bedee (45km)
  • Grand-Fougeray (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Caro is in the north-west of France at 40 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Caro is 362 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Caro

Canton: Malestroit

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56140

Distance to Caro

from Vannes (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 362 km

from Calais: 457 km

from Nice: 875 km

from Bordeaux: 362 km

from Strasbourg: 749 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 Caro from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Missiriac, Monterrein and Ruffiac.

This page in French: Visiter Caro

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