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La Croix-Hellean tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Croix-Hellean in Morbihan

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

Visit La Croix-Hellean: highlights and tourist information

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La Croix-Hellean is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Josselin at 3 km and Chateau de Josselin at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Croix-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 La Croix-Hellean in Brittany.

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...

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...

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...

See Paimpont guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

Now listed as one of the 'most beautiful villages...

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...

See Chateau de Pontivy guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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

Map of places to visit near La Croix-Hellean


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)

More information about La Croix-Hellean, Brittany

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

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