Gavres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gavres in Morbihan

Photo is of Port-Louis at 2 km from Gavres

Visit Gavres: highlights and tourist information

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Gavres 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 Gavres in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Port-Louis at 2 km and Lorient at 10 km.

Gavres, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction north-north-east)

Port Louis is a pleasant town with a citadel and a large sandy beach....

See Port-Louis guide


at 10 km (direction north-west)

Due to the fishing industry and war time damage Lorient is not a typical...

See Lorient guide
Ile de Groix

Ile de Groix

Island at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

With a popular beach, lovely traditional cottages and scenic villages the Ile-de-Groix is one...

See Ile de Groix guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west), in the Finistere department

Clohars Carnoet is home to the pretty port of Doelan and the port of...

See Clohars-Carnoet guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

Carnac is famius worldwide because of the extensive number of prehistoric standing stones and...

See Carnac guide


at 25 km (direction north-west), in the Finistere department

The extremely pretty centre of Quimperlé make it one of the loveliest small towns...

See Quimperle guide
Carnac Plage

Carnac Plage

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

Sooner or later you might fatigue of the thousands of prehistoric monuments in

See Carnac Plage guide
La Trinite sur Mer

La Trinite sur Mer

at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

The quiet harbour town of La Trinité-sur-Mer is where you can discover a traditional...

See La Trinite sur Mer guide


at 28 km (direction east)

Auray is a an attractive town with lovely views across the port of Saint-Goustan...

See Auray guide


at 28 km (direction east)

The picturesque harbour area of Saint-Goustan is a lovely place for a promenade after...

See Saint-Goustan guide


at 29 km (direction south-east)

Apart from the town itself, the main attraction here is the scenery and beaches...

See Quiberon guide
Sainte-Anne d\'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 30 km (direction east)

This ensemble of religious monuments in Sainte-Anne-d'Auray was a most unexpected discovery in southern...

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Finistere department

Port Manec'h is an attractive seaside village which became popular in the Belle Epoque....

See Port-Manech guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

The quiet small town of Locmariquer is best known for the famous oysters produced...

See Locmariaquer guide

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Map of places to visit near Gavres


Markets in and near Gavres

  • Port-Louis: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (2km)
  • Port-Louis: market Saturday (2km)
  • Larmor-Plage: market Sunday (3km)
  • Riantec: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Locmiquelic: market Friday (4km)
  • Lorient: market Wednesday & Saturday & Friday (6km)
  • Ploemeur: market Sunday (7km)
  • Lanester: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Etel: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Hennebont: market Thursday (14km)

More information about Gavres, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Gavres, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (45km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (0km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Victor Chevassu (7km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (22km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (27km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (29km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (34km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (36km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (36km)
  • Pont du Vincin (42km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (42km)
  • Vincin (43km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (43km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (43km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (44km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (44km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (44km)
  • Pont de Kérino (45km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (14km)

Geography and distances

Gavres is in the north-west of France at 45 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Gavres is 442 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gavres

Canton: Port-Louis

Arrondissement: Lorient

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56290

Distance to Gavres

from Vannes (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 442 km

from Calais: 523 km

from Nice: 936 km

from Bordeaux: 383 km

from Strasbourg: 829 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 Gavres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Larmor-Plage, Locmiquelic, Ploemeur, Port-Louis and Riantec.

This page in French: Visiter Gavres