Guenin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pontivy at 18 km from Guenin

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Guenin 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 Guenin in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontivy at 18 km and Chateau de Pontivy at 18 km.

Guenin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 18 km (direction )

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

See Pontivy guide
Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 18 km (direction )

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

See Chateau de Pontivy guide
Sainte-Anne d\'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide


at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Auray guide


at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Goustan guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 33 km (direction east)

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

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at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vannes guide


at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Josselin guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 34 km (direction north-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 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Port-Louis guide
La Trinite sur Mer

La Trinite sur Mer

at 36 km (direction south)

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

See La Trinite sur Mer guide
Ile aux Moines

Ile aux Moines

Island at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ile aux Moines guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Carnac guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Morbihan Gulf guide

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Markets in and near Guenin

  • Baud: market Saturday (5km)
  • Locmine: market Thursday (11km)
  • Pontivy: market Monday all day (18km)
  • Hennebont: market Thursday (25km)
  • Auray: market Monday (27km)
  • Saint-Ave: market Sunday (31km)
  • Lanester: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Vannes: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Erdeven: market Thursday (32km)
  • Etel: market Tuesday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Guenin, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (34km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (19km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (33km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (29km)
  • Pont du Vincin (32km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (32km)
  • Source - Marle (33km)
  • Vincin (33km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (33km)
  • Pont de Kérino (34km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (34km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (34km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (35km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (35km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (35km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (36km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (37km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (38km)
  • Anse de Mancel (39km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (40km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (40km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (40km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (40km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (46km)
  • Source - Rance (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (37km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (34km)
  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (56km)

Geography and distances

Guenin is in the north-west of France at 32 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Guenin is 407 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Guenin

Canton: Baud

Arrondissement: Pontivy

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56150

Distance to Guenin

from Vannes (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 407 km

from Calais: 486 km

from Nice: 921 km

from Bordeaux: 388 km

from Strasbourg: 797 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 Guenin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baud, La Chapelle-Neuve, Plumeliau and Saint-Barthelemy.

This page in French: Visiter Guenin