Plouhinec tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plouhinec in Morbihan

Photo is of Lorient at 16 km from Plouhinec

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Plouhinec 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 Plouhinec in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lorient at 16 km and Ile de Groix at 18 km.

Plouhinec, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

Due to the fishing industry and war time damage Lorient is not...

See Lorient guide
Ile de Groix

Ile de Groix

Island at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

With a popular beach, lovely traditional cottages and scenic villages the Ile-de-Groix...

See Ile de Groix guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Carnac guide
Carnac Plage

Carnac Plage

Seaside resort at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Carnac Plage guide


at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Auray guide
La Trinite sur Mer

La Trinite sur Mer

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Trinite sur Mer guide


at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Goustan guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

Apart from the town itself, the main attraction here is the scenery...

See Quiberon guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Locmariaquer guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Finistere department

The extremely pretty centre of Quimperlé make it one of the loveliest...

See Quimperle guide
Port Navalo

Port Navalo

at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Port Navalo guide
Port de Crouesty

Port de Crouesty

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Port de Crouesty guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arzon guide

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Map of places to visit near Plouhinec


Markets in and near Plouhinec

  • Riantec: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Etel: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Locmiquelic: market Friday (7km)
  • Port-Louis: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Port-Louis: market Saturday (7km)
  • Erdeven: market Thursday (10km)
  • Larmor-Plage: market Sunday (10km)
  • Lorient: market Wednesday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Lanester: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Hennebont: market Thursday (12km)

More information about Plouhinec, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plouhinec, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (37km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (8km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Victor Chevassu (10km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (14km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (23km)
  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (24km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (27km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (29km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (30km)
  • Pont du Vincin (34km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (35km)
  • Vincin (35km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (36km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (36km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (36km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (36km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (37km)
  • Pont de Kérino (37km)
  • Source - Marle (38km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (41km)
  • Anse de Mancel (41km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (41km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (42km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (17km)

Geography and distances

Plouhinec is in the north-west of France at 37 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Plouhinec is 434 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plouhinec

Canton: Port-Louis

Arrondissement: Lorient

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56680

Distance to Plouhinec

from Vannes (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 434 km

from Calais: 517 km

from Nice: 929 km

from Bordeaux: 379 km

from Strasbourg: 821 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 Plouhinec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belz, Etel, Locmiquelic, Merlevenez, Nostang, Riantec and Sainte-Helene.

This page in French: Visiter Plouhinec