Penestin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Penestin: highlights and tourist information

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Penestin is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 29 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Penestin is 389 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Piriac-sur-Mer at 12 km and La Roche-Bernard at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Penestin, 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 Penestin in Brittany.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Penestin

Markets in and near Penestin

Market days in Penestin: seasonal market: Wednesday & Sunday;

  • Penestin: market Wednesday & Sunday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Muzillac: market Friday (8km)
  • Damgan: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Damgan: market Saturday (9km)
  • Herbignac: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Piriac-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Piriac-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • La Roche-Bernard: market Thursday (14km)
  • Surzur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Guerande: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)

More information about Penestin, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Penestin, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Penestin.


  • Aquarium de Vannes (28km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Briere (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais Salants de Guérande (10km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (22km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (22km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (23km)
  • Anse de Mancel (23km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (23km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (27km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (28km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (28km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (28km)
  • Pont de Kérino (28km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (28km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (28km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin
    (Rivière de Conleau) (29km)
  • Source - Marle (29km)
  • Vincin (30km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (30km)
  • Pont du Vincin (31km)
  • Loire Estuaire (34km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (34km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (36km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (36km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (37km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (41km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Elven (29km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (14km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Penestin

Canton: Roche-Bernard

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56760

Distance to Penestin

from Vannes (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 389 km

from Calais: 498 km

from Nice: 866 km

from Bordeaux: 328 km

from Strasbourg: 770 km

Getting here

Penestin is in the north-west of France. 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 Penestin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Billiers.

This page in French: Visiter Penestin