Plumelec tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Josselin at 15 km from Plumelec

Visit Plumelec: highlights and tourist information

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Plumelec 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 Plumelec in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Josselin at 15 km and Josselin at 15 km.

Plumelec, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 15 km (direction north-east)

The Chateau de Josselin has a 1000 year history and includes both...

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 15 km (direction north-east)

The castle and the river are the centre of your visit to...

See Josselin guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vannes guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

Now listed as one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' you...

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide
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Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Morbihan Gulf guide


Island at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Ile-d'Arz guide
Ile aux Moines

Ile aux Moines

Island at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ile aux Moines guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Goustan guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Auray guide
Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 35 km (direction north-west)

The Chateau de Pontivy has dominated the centre of Pontivy in Morbihan...

See Chateau de Pontivy guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

See Suscinio Castle and the Gardens of Chateau de Kerlevenan in Sarzeau...

See Sarzeau guide


at 36 km (direction north-west)

Pontivy is particularly interesting because it has a medieval old town and...

See Pontivy guide


at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

See Arzon guide

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Map of places to visit near Plumelec


Markets in and near Plumelec

  • Elven: market Friday (12km)
  • Josselin: market Saturday (15km)
  • Locmine: market Thursday (15km)
  • Saint-Ave: market Sunday (18km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (20km)
  • Ploermel: market Friday (21km)
  • Vannes: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Questembert: market Monday (24km)
  • Arradon: market Friday (28km)
  • Baud: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Plumelec, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plumelec, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (24km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (34km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (15km)
  • Source - Marle (21km)
  • Pont de Kérino (24km)
  • Pont du Vincin (24km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (24km)
  • Vincin (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (25km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (25km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (25km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (26km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (26km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (27km)
  • Anse de Mancel (27km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (28km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (28km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (28km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (29km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (34km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (37km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (38km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (39km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (40km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (41km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (41km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (47km)
  • Massif dunaire de Gâvres-Quiberon (48km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (51km)
  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Vraie-Croix (18km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (27km)
  • La Gacilly (39km)
  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (33km)

Geography and distances

Plumelec is in the north-west of France at 22 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Plumelec is 386 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plumelec

Canton: Saint-Jean-Brévelay

Arrondissement: Pontivy

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56420

Distance to Plumelec

from Vannes (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 386 km

from Calais: 475 km

from Nice: 895 km

from Bordeaux: 369 km

from Strasbourg: 774 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 Plumelec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Billio, Cruguel, Guehenno, Saint-Jean-Brevelay and Tredion.

This page in French: Visiter Plumelec


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