Ile Houat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ile Houat in Morbihan

Visit Ile Houat: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: We particularly recommend you walk the coast path around the small island of Ile-de-Houat

Important note

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

Ile Houat is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 34 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Ile Houat is 426 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Gildas-de-Rhuys at 16 km and Quiberon at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ile Houat, 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 Houat 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 Houat

Markets in and near Ile Houat

  • Saint-Gildas-de-Rhuys: market Monday & Tuesday & Friday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Saint-Gildas-de-Rhuys: market Sunday (16km)
  • Quiberon: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Quiberon: market Saturday (17km)
  • Arzon: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Arzon: market Friday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Quiberon: market Monday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Quiberon: market Thursday (20km)
  • Sarzeau: market Thursday (21km)
  • Locmariaquer: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)

More information about Ile Houat, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Ile Houat, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (32km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (46km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (42km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Phare de Port-Navalo (19km)
  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (19km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (20km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (23km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (24km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (27km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (29km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (29km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (29km)
  • Anse de Mancel (30km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (30km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (30km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (30km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin
    (Rivière de Conleau) (31km)
  • Vincin (31km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (32km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (32km)
  • Pont du Vincin (32km)
  • Pont de Kérino (32km)
  • Source - Marle (35km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (42km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Elven (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ile Houat

Canton: na

Arrondissement: na

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: na

Distance to Ile Houat

from Vannes (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 426 km

from Calais: 528 km

from Nice: 894 km

from Bordeaux: 337 km

from Strasbourg: 807 km

Getting here

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

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Hoedic.

This page in French: Visiter Ile Houat