La Roche-Bernard tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The river harbour and historic old town centre make La Roche-Bernard a lovely little town to visit

La Roche-Bernard is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near La Roche-Bernard. For detailed visitor information see the La Roche-Bernard travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to La Roche-Bernard in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochefort-en-Terre at 21 km and Redon at 22 km.

La Roche-Bernard, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Briere Regional Natural Parc

Briere Regional Natural Parc

Natural Parc at 13 km (direction south), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Away from the beaches, Briere Regional Natural Parc is the second largest...

See Briere Regional Natural Parc guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Redon guide


at 23 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Guerande is one of the most interesting towns in Pays-de-la-Loire, with its...

See Guerande guide
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at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The fishing harbour and traditional granite houses in Piriac-sur-Mer create an interesting...

See Piriac-sur-Mer guide
La Turballe

La Turballe

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Less developed than some resorts here, the centre of activity in La...

See La Turballe guide
La Baule

La Baule

Seaside resort at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

La Baule-Escoblac is a very pleasant and popular resort with a long...

See La Baule guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The emphasis in Pornichet, immediately south of La Baule, is most certainly...

See Pornichet guide
Le Pouliguen

Le Pouliguen

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

If you visit the beach resort of Le Pouligueun be sure to...

See Le Pouliguen guide
Le Croisic

Le Croisic

at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

One of the nicest fishing harbour towns in the region, Le Croisic...

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at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The resort at Batz-sur-Mer is much quiter and smaller than many nearby,...

See Batz-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The beach at Saint-Brevin-les-Pins is the main attraction and we also enjoyed...

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at 36 km (direction west)

See Suscinio Castle and the Gardens of Chateau de Kerlevenan in Sarzeau...

See Sarzeau guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Vannes guide

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Markets in and near La Roche-Bernard

Market days in La Roche-Bernard: weekly market: Thursday;

  • La Roche-Bernard: market Thursday (0km)
  • Herbignac: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Penestin: market Wednesday & Sunday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Muzillac: market Friday (15km)
  • Pontchateau: market Monday all day (18km)
  • Questembert: market Monday (20km)
  • Damgan: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Damgan: market Saturday (21km)
  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (22km)
  • Guerande: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)

More information about La Roche-Bernard, Brittany

Tourist attractions near La Roche-Bernard, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Vilaine (14km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (14km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (26km)
  • Loire Estuaire (28km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (30km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (33km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (33km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (34km)
  • Anse de Mancel (34km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (37km)
  • Source - Marle (38km)
  • Pont de Kérino (38km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (38km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (38km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (38km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (39km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (39km)
  • Vincin (40km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (40km)
  • Pont du Vincin (40km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (43km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Elven (33km)
  • Grand-Fougeray (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (12km)
  • Planète sauvage (parc) (60km)

Geography and distances

La Roche-Bernard is in the north-west of France at 38 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: La Roche-Bernard is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Roche-Bernard

Canton: Roche-Bernard

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56130

Distance to La Roche-Bernard

from Vannes (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 486 km

from Nice: 855 km

from Bordeaux: 326 km

from Strasbourg: 755 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 Roche-Bernard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ferel, Marzan and Nivillac.

This page in French: Visiter La Roche-Bernard


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