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Plaudren tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plaudren in Morbihan

Photo is of Vannes at 15 km from Plaudren

Visit Plaudren: highlights and tourist information

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Plaudren is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vannes at 15 km and Sainte-Anne d'Auray at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Plaudren, 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 Plaudren in Brittany.

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



at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vannes guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Morbihan Gulf guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Josselin guide


Island at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ile aux Moines guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Goustan guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Auray guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sarzeau guide


at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Arzon guide


at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Locmariaquer guide
Port Navalo

Port Navalo

at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Port Navalo guide

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

Map of places to visit near Plaudren


Markets in and near Plaudren

  • Elven: market Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Ave: market Sunday (11km)
  • Vannes: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Locmine: market Thursday (16km)
  • Arradon: market Friday (20km)
  • Questembert: market Monday (22km)
  • Josselin: market Saturday (23km)
  • Surzur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (23km)
  • Auray: market Monday (25km)

More information about Plaudren, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plaudren, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (17km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (29km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (12km)
  • Source - Marle (14km)
  • Pont de Kérino (16km)
  • Pont du Vincin (16km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (17km)
  • Vincin (17km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (18km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (18km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (18km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (19km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (19km)
  • Anse de Mancel (20km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (21km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (21km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (21km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (21km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (27km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (30km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (31km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (31km)
  • Massif dunaire de Gâvres-Quiberon (42km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (43km)
  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (45km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (46km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (47km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (47km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (48km)

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

Plaudren is in the north-west of France at 15 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Plaudren is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plaudren

Canton: Grand-Champ

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56420

Distance to Plaudren

from Vannes (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 482 km

from Nice: 895 km

from Bordeaux: 365 km

from Strasbourg: 779 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 Plaudren from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Locqueltas and Monterblanc.

This page in French: Visiter Plaudren

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