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Malestroit tourism and travel guide

Photo of Malestroit in Morbihan

Photo is of Rochefort-en-Terre at 13 km from Malestroit

Visit Malestroit: highlights and tourist information

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Malestroit is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochefort-en-Terre at 13 km and Chateau de Josselin at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Malestroit, 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 Malestroit in Brittany.

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



at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Josselin guide


at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Paimpont guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Redon guide
La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

The river harbour and historic old town centre make La...

See La Roche-Bernard guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vannes guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Morbihan Gulf guide


Island at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ile-d'Arz guide


at 41 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Langon guide
Ile aux Moines

Ile aux Moines

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

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

See Ile aux Moines guide


at 43 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sarzeau guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide
Briere Regional Natural Parc

Briere Regional Natural Parc

Natural Parc at 46 km (direction south), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Briere Regional Natural Parc guide

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

Map of places to visit near Malestroit


Markets in and near Malestroit

Market days in Malestroit: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Malestroit: market Thursday (0km)
  • Ploermel: market Friday (14km)
  • Questembert: market Monday (17km)
  • Elven: market Friday (18km)
  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (19km)
  • Josselin: market Saturday (21km)
  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (28km)
  • Muzillac: market Friday (29km)
  • Saint-Ave: market Sunday (30km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (30km)

More information about Malestroit, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Malestroit, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (35km)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (47km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (63km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (18km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (22km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (27km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (28km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (30km)
  • Source - Marle (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (33km)
  • Pont de Kérino (34km)
  • Anse de Mancel (35km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (35km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (35km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (35km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (36km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (36km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (36km)
  • Pont du Vincin (36km)
  • Vincin (36km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (36km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (36km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (39km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (41km)
  • Vallée du Canut (41km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (44km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (45km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (47km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (50km)

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 (24km)

Geography and distances

Malestroit is in the north-west of France at 33 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Malestroit is 369 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Malestroit

Canton: Malestroit

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56140

Distance to Malestroit

from Vannes (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 369 km

from Calais: 465 km

from Nice: 876 km

from Bordeaux: 358 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 Malestroit from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bohal, Missiriac, Pleucadeuc, Saint-Abraham, Saint-Congard, Saint-Laurent-sur-Oust and Saint-Marcel.

This page in French: Visiter Malestroit

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