Hellean tourism and travel guide

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Visit Hellean: highlights and tourist information

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Hellean is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 41 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Hellean is 369 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Josselin at 6 km and Chateau de Josselin at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Hellean, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Hellean in Brittany.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Morbihan

Map of places to visit near Hellean

Markets in and near Hellean

  • Josselin: market Saturday (6km)
  • Ploermel: market Friday (7km)
  • Mauron: market Friday (19km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (19km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (28km)
  • Elven: market Friday (28km)
  • Locmine: market Thursday (29km)
  • Loudeac: market Saturday (31km)
  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (32km)
  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (34km)

More information about Hellean, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Hellean, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Hellean.


  • Aquarium de Vannes (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Botrain (46km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (51km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Paimpont (23km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (25km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (30km)
  • Source - Rance (37km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (39km)
  • Source - Marle (40km)
  • Pont de Kérino (43km)
  • Vallée du Canut (43km)
  • Pont du Vincin (43km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (43km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (43km)
  • Vincin (44km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin
    (Rivière de Conleau) (44km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (44km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (44km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (45km)
  • Anse de Mancel (45km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (46km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (46km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (46km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (46km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (48km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (49km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (50km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (54km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Vraie-Croix (32km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (32km)
  • La Gacilly (34km)
  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (48km)
  • Saint-Juvat (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Hellean

Canton: Josselin

Arrondissement: Pontivy

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56120

Distance to Hellean

from Vannes (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 369 km

from Calais: 455 km

from Nice: 890 km

from Bordeaux: 378 km

from Strasbourg: 759 km

Getting here

Hellean is in the north-west of France. 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 Hellean from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Josselin, La Croix-Hellean, La Gree-Saint-Laurent, Ploermel and Taupont.

This page in French: Visiter Hellean