Gourin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gourin in Morbihan

Photo is of Huelgoat at 27 km from Gourin

Visit Gourin: highlights and tourist information

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Gourin 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 Gourin in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Huelgoat at 27 km and Quimperle at 30 km.

Gourin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Finistere department

The walk through the ancient forest that is accessed from Huelgoat town centre is...

See Huelgoat guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Finistere department

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

See Quimperle guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Finistere department

The watermills and harbour area give Pont-Aven its own special appeal...

See Pont-Aven guide
Chateau Keriolet

Chateau Keriolet

Castle at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Finistere department

The Chateau de Keriolet is an attractive 19th century chateau near to the coastal...

See Chateau Keriolet guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 36 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Attraction or village? The Forges des Salles was a 19th century village for workers...

See Forges des Salles guide


at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Finistere department

Now listed as a town of art and history, you will find lots of...

See Concarneau guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Finistere department

La Forêt-Fouesnant is a small village with the third largest marina in southern Brittany....

See La-Foret-Fouesnant guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Finistere department

Kerascoet is a beautiful hamlet of thatched cottages near to the sea and the...

See Kerascoet guide


at 38 km (direction south), in the Finistere department

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

See Clohars-Carnoet guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-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 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Finistere department

The important town of Quimper is also one of the most visited in Brittany,...

See Quimper guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Finistere department

Beg-Meil is a popular tourist spot and home to some very pretty beaches and...

See Beg-Meil guide


at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Finistere department

Guerlesquin, listed as a 'small city of character', is a lovely way to see...

See Guerlesquin guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lorient guide

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Map of places to visit near Gourin


Markets in and near Gourin

Market days in Gourin: weekly market: Monday all day;

  • Gourin: market Monday all day (0km)
  • Carhaix-Plouguer: market Saturday all day (15km)
  • Rostrenen: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Rosporden: market Thursday (26km)
  • Huelgoat: market Thursday (27km)
  • Quimperle: market Friday all day (30km)
  • Callac: market Wednesday all day (32km)
  • Pont-Aven: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Moelan-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Chateaulin: market Thursday all day (37km)

More information about Gourin, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Gourin, France

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

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Lannedern (28km)
  • Pleyben (29km)
  • Brasparts (32km)
  • Commana (40km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (40km)
  • Plougonven (43km)
  • Sizun (46km)
  • Guimiliau (48km)
  • Locmelar (49km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (49km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (51km)
  • La Martyre (54km)
  • La Roche Maurice (57km)
  • Bodilis (58km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Trévarez (15km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (27km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (37km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (40km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (40km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (47km)
  • Parc botanique de Cornouaille (50km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (34km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (42km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (40km)

Geography and distances

Gourin is in the north-west of France at 83 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Gourin is 446 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gourin

Canton: Gourin

Arrondissement: Pontivy

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56110

Distance to Gourin

from Vannes (prefecture): 83 km

from Paris: 446 km

from Calais: 502 km

from Nice: 974 km

from Bordeaux: 434 km

from Strasbourg: 839 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 Gourin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Saint.

This page in French: Visiter Gourin