Plouay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plouay in Morbihan

Visit Plouay: highlights and tourist information

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Plouay is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 52 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Plouay is 432 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Quimperle at 17 km and Lorient at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Plouay, 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 Plouay 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 Plouay

Markets in and near Plouay

  • Hennebont: market Thursday (13km)
  • Quimperle: market Friday all day (17km)
  • Lanester: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Guidel: market Wednesday & Sunday (18km)
  • Lorient: market Wednesday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Locmiquelic: market Friday (21km)
  • Ploemeur: market Sunday (21km)
  • Riantec: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Port-Louis: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Port-Louis: market Saturday (23km)

More information about Plouay, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plouay, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (53km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Lannedern (60km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (25km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Victor Chevassu (18km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (27km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (41km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Guerlédan (38km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (44km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (45km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (47km)
  • Pont du Vincin (50km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (50km)
  • Vincin (51km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (51km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin
    (Rivière de Conleau) (52km)
  • Source - Marle (52km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (52km)
  • Pont de Kérino (53km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (53km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (53km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (53km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (13km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Plouay

Canton: Plouay

Arrondissement: Lorient

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56240

Distance to Plouay

from Vannes (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 432 km

from Calais: 504 km

from Nice: 945 km

from Bordeaux: 402 km

from Strasbourg: 823 km

Getting here

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

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

This page in French: Visiter Plouay