Ploeren tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ile aux Moines at 7 km from Ploeren

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Ploeren 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 Ploeren in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ile aux Moines at 7 km and Vannes at 8 km.

Ploeren, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Ile aux Moines

Ile aux Moines

Island at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ile aux Moines guide


at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Vannes guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Morbihan Gulf guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide
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at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Goustan guide


Island at 9 km (direction south-east)

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

See Ile-d'Arz guide


at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Auray guide


at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

See Locmariaquer guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Arzon guide
Port Navalo

Port Navalo

at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Port Navalo guide
Port de Crouesty

Port de Crouesty

at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Port de Crouesty guide
La Trinite sur Mer

La Trinite sur Mer

at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Trinite sur Mer guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sarzeau guide


at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Gildas-de-Rhuys guide

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Map of places to visit near Ploeren


Markets in and near Ploeren

  • Arradon: market Friday (5km)
  • Vannes: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Larmor-Baden: market Sunday (8km)
  • Auray: market Monday (9km)
  • Saint-Ave: market Sunday (10km)
  • Locmariaquer: market Tuesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Arzon: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Arzon: market Friday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • La Trinite-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Sarzeau: market Thursday (16km)

More information about Ploeren, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Ploeren, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (8km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (37km)

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 (19km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (1km)
  • Pont du Vincin (5km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (5km)
  • Vincin (6km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (7km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (7km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (7km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (7km)
  • Pont de Kérino (8km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (8km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (8km)
  • Source - Marle (8km)
  • Anse de Mancel (12km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (12km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (12km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (13km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (13km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (13km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (13km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (17km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (22km)
  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (27km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (45km)

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 (36km)
  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (44km)

Geography and distances

Ploeren is in the north-west of France at 8 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Ploeren is 408 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ploeren

Canton: Vannes-Ouest

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56880

Distance to Ploeren

from Vannes (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 408 km

from Calais: 501 km

from Nice: 900 km

from Bordeaux: 359 km

from Strasbourg: 794 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 Ploeren from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arradon, Baden, Plescop and Plougoumelen.

This page in French: Visiter Ploeren


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