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Plougoumelen tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Goustan at 5 km from Plougoumelen

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Plougoumelen 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 Plougoumelen in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Goustan at 5 km and Auray at 5 km.

Plougoumelen, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Goustan guide


at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Auray guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 6 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide
Ile aux Moines

Ile aux Moines

Island at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Ile aux Moines guide
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at 10 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Locmariaquer guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Morbihan Gulf guide


Island at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ile-d'Arz guide
La Trinite sur Mer

La Trinite sur Mer

at 11 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 12 km (direction east)

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

See Vannes guide
Port Navalo

Port Navalo

at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Port Navalo guide


at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Arzon guide
Port de Crouesty

Port de Crouesty

at 13 km (direction south)

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

See Port de Crouesty guide


at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Carnac guide
Carnac Plage

Carnac Plage

Seaside resort at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Carnac Plage guide

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Markets in and near Plougoumelen

  • Auray: market Monday (5km)
  • Larmor-Baden: market Sunday (7km)
  • Arradon: market Friday (8km)
  • Locmariaquer: market Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • La Trinite-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Vannes: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Arzon: market Friday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Arzon: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Saint-Ave: market Sunday (14km)
  • Carnac: market Wednesday & Sunday (14km)

More information about Plougoumelen, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plougoumelen, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (12km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (33km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (16km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (3km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (7km)
  • Pont du Vincin (9km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (9km)
  • Vincin (9km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (10km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (10km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (11km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (11km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (11km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (11km)
  • Pont de Kérino (12km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (12km)
  • Source - Marle (13km)
  • Anse de Mancel (15km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (16km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (16km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (16km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (16km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (18km)
  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (23km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (27km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (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 (40km)
  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (41km)

Geography and distances

Plougoumelen is in the north-west of France at 12 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Plougoumelen is 412 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plougoumelen

Canton: Auray

Arrondissement: Lorient

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56400

Distance to Plougoumelen

from Vannes (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 412 km

from Calais: 504 km

from Nice: 904 km

from Bordeaux: 361 km

from Strasbourg: 798 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 Plougoumelen from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auray, Baden, Bono, Ploeren, Pluneret and Sainte-Anne-d'Auray.

This page in French: Visiter Plougoumelen


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