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Ile aux Moines tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ile aux Moines: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: In the Morbihan Gulf, the Ile-aux-Moines is also very easy to reach - very enjoyable to spend a day exploring but you might not be on your own!

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Ile aux Moines. For detailed visitor information see the Ile aux Moines travel guide.

Ile aux Moines is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 9 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Ile aux Moines is 409 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ile-d'Arz at 3 km and Arzon at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ile aux Moines, 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 Ile aux Moines 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 Ile aux Moines


Markets in and near Ile aux Moines

  • Arradon: market Friday (3km)
  • Larmor-Baden: market Sunday (4km)
  • Arzon: market Friday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Arzon: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Locmariaquer: market Tuesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Vannes: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Sarzeau: market Thursday (9km)
  • Saint-Gildas-de-Rhuys: market Monday & Tuesday & Friday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Saint-Gildas-de-Rhuys: market Sunday (10km)
  • Saint-Ave: market Sunday (13km)

More information about Ile aux Moines, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Ile aux Moines, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (7km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (24km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Golfe du Morbihan (3km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (6km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (6km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (6km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (6km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (6km)
  • Vincin (6km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (7km)
  • Pont du Vincin (7km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (7km)
  • Pont de Kérino (8km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (8km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (9km)
  • Anse de Mancel (9km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (9km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (9km)
  • Source - Marle (10km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (10km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (10km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (12km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (24km)
  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (24km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (34km)
  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ile aux Moines

Canton: na

Arrondissement: na

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: na

Distance to Ile aux Moines

from Vannes (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 409 km

from Calais: 505 km

from Nice: 896 km

from Bordeaux: 353 km

from Strasbourg: 794 km

Getting here

Ile aux Moines 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 Ile aux Moines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arradon, Arzon, Baden, Ile-d'Arz, Larmor-Baden and Morbihan Gulf.

This page in French: Visiter Ile aux Moines

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