Morbihan Gulf tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The Gulf of Morbihan, almost a protected lagoon on the southern coast of Brittany has various islands and places of interest

Morbihan Gulf is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Morbihan Gulf. For detailed visitor information see the Morbihan Gulf travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Morbihan Gulf in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ile aux Moines at 3 km and Vannes at 7 km.

Morbihan Gulf, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Island at 1 km (direction south)

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

See Ile-d'Arz guide
Ile aux Moines

Ile aux Moines

Island at 3 km (direction west)

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

See Ile aux Moines guide


at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See Vannes guide


at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

See Suscinio Castle and the Gardens of Chateau de Kerlevenan in Sarzeau...

See Sarzeau guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

Arzon is a tiny village with basic facilities near the coast...

See Arzon guide
Port de Crouesty

Port de Crouesty

at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

Port Crouesty is a new port development near Arzon, with a picturesque...

See Port de Crouesty guide
Port Navalo

Port Navalo

at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

Port Navalo is a small traditional and unspoiled port near Arzon...

See Port Navalo guide


at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

The quiet small town of Locmariquer is best known for the famous...

See Locmariaquer guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

The quiet village of Saint-Guildas is visited for the Abbey Church and...

See Saint-Gildas-de-Rhuys guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Goustan guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Auray guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide
La Trinite sur Mer

La Trinite sur Mer

at 17 km (direction west)

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

See La Trinite sur Mer guide


at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Carnac guide

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Markets in and near Morbihan Gulf

  • Arradon: market Friday (3km)
  • Vannes: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Larmor-Baden: market Sunday (7km)
  • Sarzeau: market Thursday (8km)
  • Arzon: market Friday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Arzon: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Saint-Ave: market Sunday (11km)
  • Saint-Gildas-de-Rhuys: market Monday & Tuesday & Friday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Saint-Gildas-de-Rhuys: market Sunday (11km)
  • Locmariaquer: market Tuesday & Saturday (11km)

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Tourist attractions near Morbihan Gulf, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (5km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (26km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Golfe du Morbihan (0km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (3km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (3km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (4km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (4km)
  • Vincin (5km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (5km)
  • Pont de Kérino (5km)
  • Pont du Vincin (5km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (5km)
  • Anse de Mancel (5km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (6km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (6km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (7km)
  • Source - Marle (8km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (9km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (9km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (9km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (11km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (15km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (21km)
  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (27km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (37km)

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 (30km)

Geography and distances

Morbihan Gulf is in the north-west of France at 7 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Morbihan Gulf is 406 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Morbihan Gulf

Canton: na

Arrondissement: na

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: na

Distance to Morbihan Gulf

from Vannes (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 406 km

from Calais: 502 km

from Nice: 894 km

from Bordeaux: 352 km

from Strasbourg: 790 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 Morbihan Gulf from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arradon, Ile aux Moines, Ile-d'Arz and Sene.

This page in French: Visiter Morbihan Gulf