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Mauron tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Paimpont at 11 km from Mauron

Visit Mauron: highlights and tourist information

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Mauron is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Paimpont at 11 km and Josselin at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mauron, 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 Mauron in Brittany.

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



at 11 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Paimpont guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Josselin guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide


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

Becherel is a pretty town and a centre for books....

See Becherel guide


at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Moncontour guide


at 43 km (direction south)

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Dinan castle is an imposing medieval castle which also has views...

See Chateau de Dinan guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The extensive medieval centre of the walled town of Dinan...

See Dinan guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements from the...

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide
Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Church of Saint-Malo in Dinan is a large 15th...

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide


at 45 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

An unmissable highlight in the region, Rennes has a very picturesque medieval...

See Rennes guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Rue du Jerzual and the port are two of the...

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Quiet when compared with the coast towns in Brittany, Plancoet and...

See Plancoet guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Redon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mauron


Markets in and near Mauron

Market days in Mauron: weekly market: Friday;

  • Mauron: market Friday (0km)
  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (14km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (16km)
  • Ploermel: market Friday (19km)
  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (22km)
  • Josselin: market Saturday (24km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (25km)
  • Broons: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (30km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Mauron, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Mauron, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (32km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (35km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (45km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Paimpont (11km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (15km)
  • Source - Rance (30km)
  • Vallée du Canut (32km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (43km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Josselin (24km)
  • Bedee (28km)
  • Elven (45km)
  • Grand-Fougeray (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Juvat (35km)
  • Le Rheu (37km)
  • La Gacilly (37km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (43km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (43km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (48km)

Geography and distances

Mauron is in the north-west of France at 59 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Mauron is 352 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mauron

Canton: Mauron

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56430

Distance to Mauron

from Vannes (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 352 km

from Calais: 437 km

from Nice: 885 km

from Bordeaux: 384 km

from Strasbourg: 743 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 Mauron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gael, Saint-Brieuc-de-Mauron and Saint-Lery.

This page in French: Visiter Mauron

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