Guern tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pontivy at 9 km from Guern

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Guern 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 Guern in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontivy at 9 km and Chateau de Pontivy at 11 km.

Guern, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Pontivy guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 19 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
Sainte-Anne d\'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 38 km (direction south-south-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 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Finistere department

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

See Quimperle guide


at 40 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lorient guide


at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Port-Louis guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Auray guide


at 41 km (direction 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 41 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Goustan guide


at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Finistere department

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

See Clohars-Carnoet guide


at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vannes guide


at 49 km (direction south)

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

See Carnac guide

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Markets in and near Guern

  • Pontivy: market Monday all day (10km)
  • Baud: market Saturday (18km)
  • Locmine: market Thursday (25km)
  • Rostrenen: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Hennebont: market Thursday (29km)
  • Loudeac: market Saturday (30km)
  • Lanester: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Lorient: market Wednesday & Saturday & Friday (37km)
  • Locmiquelic: market Friday (38km)
  • Quimperle: market Friday all day (38km)

More information about Guern, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Guern, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (50km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Botrain (21km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (31km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (36km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (37km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Guerlédan (20km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (44km)
  • Pont du Vincin (48km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (48km)
  • Source - Marle (49km)
  • Vincin (49km)
  • Pont de Kérino (50km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (50km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (50km)
  • Source - Rance (51km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (51km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (53km)

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 (25km)
  • Quintin (44km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (34km)

Geography and distances

Guern is in the north-west of France at 48 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Guern is 412 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Guern

Canton: Pontivy

Arrondissement: Pontivy

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56310

Distance to Guern

from Vannes (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 412 km

from Calais: 482 km

from Nice: 934 km

from Bordeaux: 404 km

from Strasbourg: 803 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 Guern from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bieuzy, Malguenac and Melrand.

This page in French: Visiter Guern