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Mohon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Josselin at 11 km from Mohon

Visit Mohon: highlights and tourist information

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Mohon is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

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

Mohon, 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 Mohon in Brittany.

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



at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Josselin guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 27 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Paimpont guide
Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Pontivy guide


at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Pontivy guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Moncontour guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Forges des Salles guide


at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

An unmissable highlight in this region of Brittany, the...

See Vannes guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 50 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide


at 51 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 55 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Goustan guide


at 55 km (direction south-west)

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

See Auray guide


at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the old town,...

See Redon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mohon


Markets in and near Mohon

  • Josselin: market Saturday (11km)
  • Ploermel: market Friday (17km)
  • Mauron: market Friday (18km)
  • Loudeac: market Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (29km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (29km)
  • Locmine: market Thursday (30km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (32km)
  • Pontivy: market Monday all day (33km)
  • Broons: market Wednesday (35km)

More information about Mohon, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Mohon, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Botrain (38km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (39km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (51km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Paimpont (26km)
  • Source - Rance (27km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (29km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (39km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (42km)
  • Source - Marle (47km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (48km)
  • Pont du Vincin (49km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (51km)

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 (39km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (40km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (42km)
  • La Gacilly (44km)
  • Quintin (48km)
  • Saint-Juvat (49km)

Geography and distances

Mohon is in the north-west of France at 48 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Mohon is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mohon

Canton: Trinité-Porhoët

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56490

Distance to Mohon

from Vannes (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 451 km

from Nice: 898 km

from Bordeaux: 388 km

from Strasbourg: 761 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 Mohon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Trinite-Porhoet, Lanouee and Plumieux.

This page in French: Visiter Mohon

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