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Persquen tourism and travel guide

Photo of Persquen in Morbihan

Photo is of Pontivy at 17 km from Persquen

Visit Persquen: highlights and tourist information

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Persquen is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontivy at 17 km and Chateau de Pontivy at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Persquen, 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 Persquen in Brittany.

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



at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Pontivy guide
Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Pontivy guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 20 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Forges des Salles guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Finistere department

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

See Quimperle guide


at 35 km (direction south-west)

Due to the fishing industry and war time damage Lorient is...

See Lorient guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 40 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Auray guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Goustan guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Finistere department

The watermills and harbour area give Pont-Aven its own special appeal...

See Pont-Aven guide
Ile de Groix

Ile de Groix

Island at 49 km (direction south-west)

With a popular beach, lovely traditional cottages and scenic villages the Ile-de-Groix...

See Ile de Groix guide


at 49 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 49 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Carnac guide
La Trinite sur Mer

La Trinite sur Mer

at 51 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Trinite sur Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Persquen


Markets in and near Persquen

  • Pontivy: market Monday all day (17km)
  • Baud: market Saturday (22km)
  • Rostrenen: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Hennebont: market Thursday (26km)
  • Lanester: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Quimperle: market Friday all day (31km)
  • Locmine: market Thursday (31km)
  • Gourin: market Monday all day (33km)
  • Lorient: market Wednesday & Saturday & Friday (34km)
  • Guidel: market Wednesday & Sunday (34km)

More information about Persquen, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Persquen, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (54km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Botrain (25km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (32km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (33km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (35km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (55km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Guerlédan (22km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (48km)
  • Pont du Vincin (52km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (52km)
  • Vincin (53km)
  • Source - Marle (53km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (54km)
  • Pont de Kérino (54km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (54km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (29km)
  • Quintin (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (29km)

Geography and distances

Persquen is in the north-west of France at 53 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Persquen is 419 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Persquen

Canton: Guémené-sur-Scorff

Arrondissement: Pontivy

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56160

Distance to Persquen

from Vannes (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 419 km

from Calais: 488 km

from Nice: 941 km

from Bordeaux: 408 km

from Strasbourg: 811 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 Persquen from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Guemene-sur-Scorff, Lignol and Locmalo.

This page in French: Visiter Persquen

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