Ploermel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ploermel: highlights and tourist information

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Ploermel is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 41 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Ploermel is 365 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Josselin at 12 km and Paimpont at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ploermel, 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 Ploermel 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 Ploermel

Markets in and near Ploermel

Market days in Ploermel: weekly market: Friday;

  • Ploermel: market Friday (0km)
  • Josselin: market Saturday (12km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (14km)
  • Mauron: market Friday (19km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (23km)
  • Elven: market Friday (27km)
  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (27km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (30km)
  • Questembert: market Monday (30km)
  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (32km)

More information about Ploermel, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Ploermel, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (43km)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (41km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (53km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Paimpont (19km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (20km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (28km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (32km)
  • Vallée du Canut (37km)
  • Source - Marle (40km)
  • Source - Rance (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (42km)
  • Pont de Kérino (42km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (43km)
  • Pont du Vincin (43km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (44km)
  • Vincin (44km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin
    (Rivière de Conleau) (44km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (44km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (44km)
  • Anse de Mancel (44km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (45km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (45km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (45km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (45km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (47km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (48km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (54km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Rochefort-en-Terre (26km)
  • La Gacilly (27km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (29km)
  • Le Rheu (48km)
  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ploermel

Canton: Ploërmel

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56800

Distance to Ploermel

from Vannes (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 365 km

from Calais: 455 km

from Nice: 883 km

from Bordeaux: 371 km

from Strasbourg: 754 km

Getting here

Ploermel 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 Ploermel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gourhel, Guillac, Hellean, Monterrein, Montertelot, Quily and Taupont.

This page in French: Visiter Ploermel