Gueltas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gueltas in Morbihan

Photo is of Chateau de Pontivy at 13 km from Gueltas

Visit Gueltas: highlights and tourist information

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Gueltas 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 Gueltas in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Pontivy at 13 km and Pontivy at 14 km.

Gueltas, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 13 km (direction west)

The Chateau de Pontivy has dominated the centre of Pontivy in Morbihan since 1485...

See Chateau de Pontivy guide


at 14 km (direction west)

Pontivy is particularly interesting because it has a medieval old town and also a...

See Pontivy guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Josselin guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 27 km (direction west-north-west), 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 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The highlight in Moncontour is exploring the streets of half-timbered houses within the medieval...

See Moncontour guide
Sainte-Anne d\'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 45 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Saint-Brieuc has a cathedral and a historic centre with several medieval houses to see...

See Saint-Brieuc guide


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

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

See Paimpont guide


at 49 km (direction south)

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

See Vannes guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Goustan guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Auray guide


at 56 km (direction south-east)

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide


at 60 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Port-Louis guide

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Map of places to visit near Gueltas


Markets in and near Gueltas

  • Loudeac: market Saturday (10km)
  • Pontivy: market Monday all day (13km)
  • Locmine: market Thursday (24km)
  • Josselin: market Saturday (24km)
  • Ploeuc-sur-Lie: market Thursday (28km)
  • Baud: market Saturday (30km)
  • Ploermel: market Friday (35km)
  • Quintin: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Mauron: market Friday (38km)
  • Rostrenen: market Tuesday (42km)

More information about Gueltas, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Gueltas, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Botrain (18km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (33km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (42km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (44km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Guerlédan (23km)
  • Source - Rance (29km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (21km)
  • Quintin (35km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (49km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (55km)

Geography and distances

Gueltas is in the north-west of France at 49 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Gueltas is 388 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gueltas

Canton: Pontivy

Arrondissement: Pontivy

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56920

Distance to Gueltas

from Vannes (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 388 km

from Calais: 462 km

from Nice: 918 km

from Bordeaux: 400 km

from Strasbourg: 780 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 Gueltas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Croixanvec, Kerfourn, Rohan, Saint-Gonnery and Saint-Maudan.

This page in French: Visiter Gueltas