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Malansac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Malansac in Morbihan

Photo is of Rochefort-en-Terre at 3 km from Malansac

Visit Malansac: highlights and tourist information

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Malansac is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochefort-en-Terre at 3 km and Redon at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Malansac, 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 Malansac in Brittany.

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



at 3 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide


at 16 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the...

See Redon guide
La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 18 km (direction south)

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

See La Roche-Bernard guide
Briere Regional Natural Parc

Briere Regional Natural Parc

Natural Parc at 31 km (direction south), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Briere Regional Natural Parc guide


at 34 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Langon is home to an ancient chapel with a Roman fresco...

See Langon guide


at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Vannes guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Josselin guide


at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Piriac-sur-Mer guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Morbihan Gulf guide


Island at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Ile-d'Arz guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Paimpont guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sarzeau guide
La Turballe

La Turballe

Seaside resort at 40 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See La Turballe guide

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

Map of places to visit near Malansac


Markets in and near Malansac

  • Questembert: market Monday (12km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (16km)
  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (16km)
  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (16km)
  • La Roche-Bernard: market Thursday (18km)
  • Muzillac: market Friday (20km)
  • Elven: market Friday (22km)
  • Herbignac: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Penestin: market Wednesday & Sunday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Damgan: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (27km)

More information about Malansac, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Malansac, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île-aux-Pies (14km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (16km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (21km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (32km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (33km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (33km)
  • Anse de Mancel (33km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (33km)
  • Source - Marle (34km)
  • Pont de Kérino (35km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (36km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (36km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (37km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (37km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (37km)
  • Vincin (37km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (37km)
  • Pont du Vincin (37km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (39km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (39km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (40km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (43km)
  • Vallée du Canut (45km)
  • Loire Estuaire (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Elven (22km)
  • Josselin (36km)
  • Grand-Fougeray (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (12km)

Geography and distances

Malansac is in the north-west of France at 35 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Malansac is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Malansac

Canton: Rochefort-en-Terre

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56220

Distance to Malansac

from Vannes (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 368 km

from Calais: 472 km

from Nice: 864 km

from Bordeaux: 343 km

from Strasbourg: 752 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 Malansac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caden, Limerzel, Pluherlin, Rochefort-en-Terre, Saint-Gorgon and Saint-Grave.

This page in French: Visiter Malansac

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