Ile de Groix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ile de Groix in Morbihan

Visit Ile de Groix: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: With a popular beach, lovely traditional cottages and scenic villages the Ile-de-Groix is one of our favourite Brittany islands

Important note

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

Ile de Groix is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 53 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Ile de Groix is 452 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Quimperle at 27 km and Carnac at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ile de Groix, 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 de Groix 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 de Groix

Markets in and near Ile de Groix

  • Larmor-Plage: market Sunday (11km)
  • Ploemeur: market Sunday (12km)
  • Port-Louis: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Port-Louis: market Saturday (13km)
  • Locmiquelic: market Friday (15km)
  • Riantec: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Lorient: market Wednesday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Lanester: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Guidel: market Wednesday & Sunday (18km)
  • Etel: market Tuesday (20km)

More information about Ile de Groix, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Ile de Groix, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (11km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Victor Chevassu (16km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (29km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (36km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (41km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (41km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (42km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (45km)
  • Marais de Mousterlin (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (21km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ile de Groix

Canton: na

Arrondissement: na

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: na

Distance to Ile de Groix

from Vannes (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 452 km

from Calais: 534 km

from Nice: 941 km

from Bordeaux: 382 km

from Strasbourg: 839 km

Getting here

Ile de Groix 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 de Groix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found no other towns and villages within

This page in French: Visiter Ile de Groix