Lanester tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lanester in Morbihan

Photo is of Lorient at 8 km from Lanester

Visit Lanester: highlights and tourist information

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Lanester 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 Lanester in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lorient at 8 km and Ile de Groix at 18 km.

Lanester, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction west)

Due to the fishing industry and war time damage Lorient is not...

See Lorient guide
Ile de Groix

Ile de Groix

Island at 18 km (direction south-west)

With a popular beach, lovely traditional cottages and scenic villages the Ile-de-Groix...

See Ile de Groix guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Finistere department

The extremely pretty centre of Quimperlé make it one of the loveliest...

See Quimperle guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

Carnac is famius worldwide because of the extensive number of prehistoric standing...

See Carnac guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

Auray is a an attractive town with lovely views across the port...

See Auray guide
Carnac Plage

Carnac Plage

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction south-east)

Sooner or later you might fatigue of the thousands of prehistoric monuments...

See Carnac Plage guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Goustan guide


at 30 km (direction west), in the Finistere department

Port Manec'h is an attractive seaside village which became popular in the...

See Port-Manech guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide
La Trinite sur Mer

La Trinite sur Mer

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

The quiet harbour town of La Trinité-sur-Mer is where you can discover...

See La Trinite sur Mer guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Finistere department

The watermills and harbour area give Pont-Aven its own special appeal...

See Pont-Aven guide


at 34 km (direction west), in the Finistere department

Kerascoet is a beautiful hamlet of thatched cottages near to the sea...

See Kerascoet guide


at 36 km (direction south-east)

Apart from the town itself, the main attraction here is the scenery...

See Quiberon guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

The quiet small town of Locmariquer is best known for the famous...

See Locmariaquer guide

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Markets in and near Lanester

Market days in Lanester: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Lanester: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Lorient: market Wednesday & Saturday & Friday (2km)
  • Locmiquelic: market Friday (4km)
  • Port-Louis: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Port-Louis: market Saturday (6km)
  • Riantec: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Hennebont: market Thursday (7km)
  • Ploemeur: market Sunday (7km)
  • Larmor-Plage: market Sunday (7km)
  • Guidel: market Wednesday & Sunday (11km)

More information about Lanester, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Lanester, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (46km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (8km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Victor Chevassu (2km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (20km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (33km)
  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (34km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (37km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (37km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (40km)
  • Pont du Vincin (43km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (43km)
  • Vincin (44km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (45km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (45km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (45km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (45km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (45km)
  • Pont de Kérino (46km)
  • Source - Marle (46km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (7km)

Geography and distances

Lanester is in the north-west of France at 45 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Lanester is 438 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lanester

Canton: Lanester

Arrondissement: Lorient

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56600

Distance to Lanester

from Vannes (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 438 km

from Calais: 517 km

from Nice: 938 km

from Bordeaux: 389 km

from Strasbourg: 827 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 Lanester from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caudan, Hennebont, Locmiquelic, Lorient, Queven and Riantec.

This page in French: Visiter Lanester