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Monterrein tourism and travel guide

Photo of Monterrein in Morbihan

Photo is of Chateau de Josselin at 16 km from Monterrein

Visit Monterrein: highlights and tourist information

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Monterrein is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Josselin at 16 km and Josselin at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Monterrein, 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 Monterrein in Brittany.

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

Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide
Josselin

Josselin

at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Josselin guide
Rochefort-en-Terre

Rochefort-en-Terre

at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide
Paimpont

Paimpont

at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Paimpont guide
 
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Redon

Redon

at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Redon guide
Vannes

Vannes

at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vannes guide
La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 41 km (direction south)

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

See La Roche-Bernard guide
Langon

Langon

at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Langon guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Morbihan Gulf guide
Ile-d'Arz

Ile-d'Arz

Island at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ile-d'Arz guide
Ile aux Moines

Ile aux Moines

Island at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ile aux Moines guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 49 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide
Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Pontivy guide
Sarzeau

Sarzeau

at 50 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sarzeau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Monterrein

 
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Markets in and near Monterrein

  • Ploermel: market Friday (6km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (8km)
  • Josselin: market Saturday (16km)
  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (21km)
  • Mauron: market Friday (23km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (23km)
  • Elven: market Friday (24km)
  • Questembert: market Monday (26km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (27km)
  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (33km)

More information about Monterrein, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Monterrein, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Vannes (41km)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forges de Paimpont (20km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (21km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (25km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (26km)
  • Vallée du Canut (36km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (37km)
  • Source - Marle (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (40km)
  • Pont de Kérino (40km)
  • Anse de Mancel (42km)
  • Pont du Vincin (42km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (42km)
  • Vincin (42km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (42km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (42km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (42km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (42km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (42km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (42km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (43km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (46km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (46km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (51km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (53km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (56km)

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 (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Monterrein is in the north-west of France at 39 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Monterrein is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monterrein

Canton: Malestroit

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56800

Distance to Monterrein

from Vannes (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 457 km

from Nice: 878 km

from Bordeaux: 365 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 Monterrein from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Augan, Caro, La Chapelle-Caro, Missiriac, Montertelot, Ploermel and Saint-Abraham.

This page in French: Visiter Monterrein

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