Plougoumelen tourism and travel guide

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Visit Plougoumelen: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Goustan at 5 km and Auray at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Plougoumelen, 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 Plougoumelen 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 Plougoumelen

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

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

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

Plougoumelen 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 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