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Les Forges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Les Forges in Morbihan

Photo is of Josselin at 10 km from Les Forges

Visit Les Forges: highlights and tourist information

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Les Forges is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Josselin at 10 km and Chateau de Josselin at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Les Forges, 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 Les Forges in Brittany.

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



at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Josselin guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide
Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Pontivy guide


at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Pontivy guide


at 35 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Paimpont guide


at 38 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Moncontour guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Attraction or village? The Forges des Salles was a...

See Forges des Salles guide


at 41 km (direction south-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 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide


at 42 km (direction south-east)

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide


at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Goustan guide


at 46 km (direction south-west)

Auray is a an attractive town with lovely views...

See Auray guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Morbihan Gulf guide


Island at 49 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Ile-d'Arz guide

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

Map of places to visit near Les Forges


Markets in and near Les Forges

  • Josselin: market Saturday (10km)
  • Loudeac: market Saturday (20km)
  • Locmine: market Thursday (21km)
  • Ploermel: market Friday (21km)
  • Pontivy: market Monday all day (25km)
  • Mauron: market Friday (28km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (30km)
  • Elven: market Friday (32km)
  • Baud: market Saturday (32km)
  • Saint-Ave: market Sunday (37km)

More information about Les Forges, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Les Forges, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Botrain (33km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (41km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (44km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Rance (32km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (35km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (35km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (37km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (38km)
  • Source - Marle (40km)
  • Pont du Vincin (42km)
  • Pont de Kérino (43km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (43km)
  • Vincin (43km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (43km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (44km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (44km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (45km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (45km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (52km)
  • Massif dunaire de Gâvres-Quiberon (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (35km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (37km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (42km)
  • Quintin (47km)
  • La Gacilly (47km)
  • Saint-Juvat (58km)

Geography and distances

Les Forges is in the north-west of France at 41 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Les Forges is 380 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Forges

Canton: Josselin

Arrondissement: Pontivy

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56120

Distance to Les Forges

from Vannes (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 380 km

from Calais: 460 km

from Nice: 904 km

from Bordeaux: 387 km

from Strasbourg: 771 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 Les Forges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brehan, Lanouee, Le Cambout, Pleugriffet and Radenac.

This page in French: Visiter Les Forges

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