Glenac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Redon at 9 km from Glenac

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Glenac 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 Glenac in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Redon at 9 km and Rochefort-en-Terre at 15 km.

Glenac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 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 15 km (direction west)

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide


at 21 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Langon guide
La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Roche-Bernard guide


at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Paimpont guide
Briere Regional Natural Parc

Briere Regional Natural Parc

Natural Parc at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Briere Regional Natural Parc guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Josselin guide


at 47 km (direction west)

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

See Vannes guide


at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Piriac-sur-Mer guide


at 50 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Guerande is one of the most interesting towns in Pays-de-la-Loire, with its medieval fortifications...

See Guerande guide
La Turballe

La Turballe

Seaside resort at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Less developed than some resorts here, the centre of activity in La Turballe is...

See La Turballe guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 52 km (direction west)

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

See Morbihan Gulf guide


Island at 52 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ile-d'Arz guide

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Markets in and near Glenac

  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (4km)
  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (9km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (21km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (21km)
  • Questembert: market Monday (25km)
  • La Roche-Bernard: market Thursday (26km)
  • Ploermel: market Friday (30km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (31km)
  • Pontchateau: market Monday all day (32km)
  • Muzillac: market Friday (32km)

More information about Glenac, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Glenac, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île-aux-Pies (2km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (16km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (30km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (33km)
  • Vallée du Canut (33km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (33km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (45km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (46km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (46km)
  • Anse de Mancel (47km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (30km)
  • Elven (34km)
  • Josselin (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Gacilly (4km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (16km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (31km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (47km)
  • Le Rheu (49km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (59km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (24km)

Geography and distances

Glenac is in the north-west of France at 48 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Glenac is 355 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Glenac

Canton: Gacilly

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56200

Distance to Glenac

from Vannes (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 355 km

from Calais: 460 km

from Nice: 855 km

from Bordeaux: 343 km

from Strasbourg: 739 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 Glenac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bains-sur-Oust, Cournon, La Gacilly, Les Fougerets, Saint-Jacut-les-Pins, Saint-Vincent-sur-Oust and Sixt-sur-Aff.

This page in French: Visiter Glenac