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La Vraie-Croix tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Vraie-Croix in Morbihan

Photo is of Rochefort-en-Terre at 16 km from La Vraie-Croix

Visit La Vraie-Croix: highlights and tourist information

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

Tourist classifications for La Vraie-Croix include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochefort-en-Terre at 16 km and Vannes at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Vraie-Croix, 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 Vraie-Croix in Brittany.

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



at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide


at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Vannes guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

The Gulf of Morbihan, almost a protected lagoon on...

See Morbihan Gulf guide


Island at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ile-d'Arz guide
Ile aux Moines

Ile aux Moines

Island at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ile aux Moines guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sarzeau guide
La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 27 km (direction south-east)

The river harbour and historic old town centre make La Roche-Bernard a...

See La Roche-Bernard guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 30 km (direction south-east)

The castle and the river are the centre of...

See Josselin guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

The quiet village of Saint-Guildas is visited for the Abbey Church and...

See Saint-Gildas-de-Rhuys guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

Arzon is a tiny village with basic facilities near the coast...

See Arzon guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide
Port de Crouesty

Port de Crouesty

at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

Port Crouesty is a new port development near Arzon,...

See Port de Crouesty guide
Port Navalo

Port Navalo

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

Port Navalo is a small traditional and unspoiled port near Arzon...

See Port Navalo guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Vraie-Croix


Markets in and near La Vraie-Croix

  • Elven: market Friday (6km)
  • Questembert: market Monday (8km)
  • Surzur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Saint-Ave: market Sunday (14km)
  • Muzillac: market Friday (16km)
  • Vannes: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (18km)
  • Damgan: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Damgan: market Saturday (19km)
  • Arradon: market Friday (22km)

More information about La Vraie-Croix, Brittany

Tourist attractions near La Vraie-Croix, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (18km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (3km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (15km)
  • Source - Marle (16km)
  • Anse de Mancel (17km)
  • Pont de Kérino (17km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (17km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (17km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (17km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (19km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (19km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (19km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (19km)
  • Vincin (19km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (19km)
  • Pont du Vincin (19km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (22km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (25km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (26km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (30km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (32km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (32km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (32km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (34km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (36km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (45km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (46km)
  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (49km)
  • Loire Estuaire (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (15km)

Geography and distances

La Vraie-Croix is in the north-west of France at 17 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: La Vraie-Croix is 385 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Vraie-Croix

Canton: Elven

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56250

Distance to La Vraie-Croix

from Vannes (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 385 km

from Calais: 483 km

from Nice: 881 km

from Bordeaux: 352 km

from Strasbourg: 770 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 Vraie-Croix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Elven, Larre, Le Cours, Sulniac and Trefflean.

This page in French: Visiter La Vraie-Croix

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