La Croix-Hellean tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Josselin at 3 km from La Croix-Hellean

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La Croix-Hellean 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 La Croix-Hellean in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Josselin at 3 km and Chateau de Josselin at 4 km.

La Croix-Hellean, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction west)

The castle and the river are the centre of your visit to...

See Josselin guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 4 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 26 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Paimpont is well known for its 'magical forest', part of the ancient...

See Paimpont guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

Now listed as one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' you...

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide
Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Pontivy guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

Pontivy is particularly interesting because it has a medieval old town and...

See Pontivy guide


at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vannes guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

This ensemble of religious monuments in Sainte-Anne-d'Auray was a most unexpected discovery...

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 46 km (direction south-west)

The Gulf of Morbihan, almost a protected lagoon on the southern coast...

See Morbihan Gulf guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The highlight in Moncontour is exploring the streets of half-timbered houses within...

See Moncontour guide


at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the old town,...

See Redon guide


Island at 47 km (direction south-west)

The beaches and scenery along the coastal footpath combine to make the...

See Ile-d'Arz guide
Ile aux Moines

Ile aux Moines

Island at 47 km (direction south-west)

In the Morbihan Gulf, the Ile-aux-Moines is also very easy to reach...

See Ile aux Moines guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Goustan guide

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Markets in and near La Croix-Hellean

  • Josselin: market Saturday (3km)
  • Ploermel: market Friday (8km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (19km)
  • Mauron: market Friday (21km)
  • Elven: market Friday (26km)
  • Locmine: market Thursday (26km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (30km)
  • Loudeac: market Saturday (31km)
  • Questembert: market Monday (33km)
  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near La Croix-Hellean, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Botrain (45km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (49km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Paimpont (25km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (27km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (28km)
  • Source - Rance (38km)
  • Source - Marle (38km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (39km)
  • Pont de Kérino (40km)
  • Pont du Vincin (41km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (41km)
  • Vincin (41km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (42km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (42km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (42km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (43km)
  • Anse de Mancel (43km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (43km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (44km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (44km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (44km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (46km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (49km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (49km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (51km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (55km)

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 (30km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (31km)
  • La Gacilly (35km)
  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (47km)
  • Saint-Juvat (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (41km)

Geography and distances

La Croix-Hellean is in the north-west of France at 39 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: La Croix-Hellean is 372 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Croix-Hellean

Canton: Josselin

Arrondissement: Pontivy

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56120

Distance to La Croix-Hellean

from Vannes (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 372 km

from Calais: 458 km

from Nice: 892 km

from Bordeaux: 377 km

from Strasbourg: 761 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 La Croix-Hellean from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Guegon, Guillac, Hellean, Josselin, La Gree-Saint-Laurent, Lanouee, Saint-Servant and Taupont.

This page in French: Visiter La Croix-Hellean