Ploemel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Auray at 7 km from Ploemel

Visit Ploemel: highlights and tourist information

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Ploemel is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Auray at 7 km and Carnac at 7 km.

Ploemel, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Auray guide


at 7 km (direction south)

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

See Carnac guide


at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Goustan guide
La Trinite sur Mer

La Trinite sur Mer

at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Trinite sur Mer guide
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Carnac Plage

Carnac Plage

Seaside resort at 9 km (direction south)

Sooner or later you might fatigue of the thousands of prehistoric monuments...

See Carnac Plage guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide


at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Locmariaquer guide
Port Navalo

Port Navalo

at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Port Navalo guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arzon guide
Port de Crouesty

Port de Crouesty

at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Port de Crouesty guide
Ile aux Moines

Ile aux Moines

Island at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ile aux Moines guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

Apart from the town itself, the main attraction here is the scenery...

See Quiberon guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Morbihan Gulf guide


Island at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ile-d'Arz guide

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Map of places to visit near Ploemel


Markets in and near Ploemel

  • Erdeven: market Thursday (6km)
  • Auray: market Monday (7km)
  • Plouharnel: market Friday (7km)
  • Carnac: market Wednesday & Sunday (7km)
  • La Trinite-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Etel: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Locmariaquer: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Larmor-Baden: market Sunday (15km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Quiberon: market Monday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Quiberon: market Thursday (16km)

More information about Ploemel, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Ploemel, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (23km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (22km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (11km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (24km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (9km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (13km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (15km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (16km)
  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (17km)
  • Pont du Vincin (21km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (21km)
  • Vincin (21km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (21km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (22km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (22km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (22km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (22km)
  • Pont de Kérino (23km)
  • Source - Marle (24km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (26km)
  • Anse de Mancel (27km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (27km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (27km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (27km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Vraie-Croix (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (31km)

Geography and distances

Ploemel is in the north-west of France at 23 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Ploemel is 423 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ploemel

Canton: Belz

Arrondissement: Lorient

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56400

Distance to Ploemel

from Vannes (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 423 km

from Calais: 512 km

from Nice: 914 km

from Bordeaux: 367 km

from Strasbourg: 809 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 Ploemel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

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

This page in French: Visiter Ploemel


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