Melrand tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pontivy at 14 km from Melrand

Visit Melrand: highlights and tourist information

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Melrand 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 Melrand in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontivy at 14 km and Chateau de Pontivy at 15 km.

Melrand, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pontivy guide
Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Pontivy guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Attraction or village? The Forges des Salles was a 19th century village...

See Forges des Salles guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide
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at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Finistere department

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

See Quimperle guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lorient guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Auray guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Goustan guide


at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Josselin guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 44 km (direction south)

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

See Carnac guide
La Trinite sur Mer

La Trinite sur Mer

at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Trinite sur Mer guide


at 45 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vannes guide
Carnac Plage

Carnac Plage

Seaside resort at 46 km (direction south)

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

See Carnac Plage guide

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Map of places to visit near Melrand


Markets in and near Melrand

  • Baud: market Saturday (14km)
  • Pontivy: market Monday all day (14km)
  • Hennebont: market Thursday (23km)
  • Locmine: market Thursday (23km)
  • Lanester: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Rostrenen: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Lorient: market Wednesday & Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • Locmiquelic: market Friday (33km)
  • Riantec: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Loudeac: market Saturday (34km)

More information about Melrand, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Melrand, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (46km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Botrain (26km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (26km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (32km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (41km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Guerlédan (25km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (40km)
  • Pont du Vincin (44km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (44km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (45km)
  • Vincin (45km)
  • Source - Marle (45km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (45km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (46km)
  • Pont de Kérino (46km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (46km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (47km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (47km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (48km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (50km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (50km)
  • Anse de Mancel (51km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (52km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (53km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (53km)
  • Source - Rance (55km)

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 (31km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (29km)

Geography and distances

Melrand is in the north-west of France at 45 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Melrand is 414 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Melrand

Canton: Baud

Arrondissement: Pontivy

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56310

Distance to Melrand

from Vannes (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 414 km

from Calais: 487 km

from Nice: 933 km

from Bordeaux: 400 km

from Strasbourg: 806 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 Melrand from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bieuzy, Bubry and Guern.

This page in French: Visiter Melrand


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