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Plumeliau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plumeliau in Morbihan

Photo is of Pontivy at 12 km from Plumeliau

Visit Plumeliau: highlights and tourist information

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Plumeliau is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pontivy at 12 km and Chateau de Pontivy at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Plumeliau, 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 Plumeliau in Brittany.

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



at 12 km (direction )

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

See Pontivy guide
Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 13 km (direction )

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

See Chateau de Pontivy guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Attraction or village? The Forges des Salles was a...

See Forges des Salles guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Josselin guide


at 32 km (direction south)

Auray is a an attractive town with lovely views...

See Auray guide


at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Goustan guide


at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vannes guide
Ile aux Moines

Ile aux Moines

Island at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ile aux Moines guide
La Trinite sur Mer

La Trinite sur Mer

at 42 km (direction south)

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

See La Trinite sur Mer guide


at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

Due to the fishing industry and war time damage...

See Lorient guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

The Gulf of Morbihan, almost a protected lagoon on...

See Morbihan Gulf guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Carnac guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Morbihan

Map of places to visit near Plumeliau


Markets in and near Plumeliau

  • Baud: market Saturday (10km)
  • Pontivy: market Monday all day (12km)
  • Locmine: market Thursday (13km)
  • Hennebont: market Thursday (28km)
  • Loudeac: market Saturday (29km)
  • Josselin: market Saturday (32km)
  • Auray: market Monday (32km)
  • Lanester: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Saint-Ave: market Sunday (35km)
  • Riantec: market Wednesday (37km)

More information about Plumeliau, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plumeliau, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (39km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (24km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (27km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (37km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Guerlédan (28km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (34km)
  • Pont du Vincin (37km)
  • Source - Marle (37km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (37km)
  • Vincin (38km)
  • Pont de Kérino (39km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (39km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (39km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (40km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (40km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (41km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (41km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (41km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (43km)
  • Anse de Mancel (44km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (44km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (45km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (45km)
  • Source - Rance (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (32km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (36km)
  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (59km)

Geography and distances

Plumeliau is in the north-west of France at 37 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Plumeliau is 405 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plumeliau

Canton: Baud

Arrondissement: Pontivy

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56930

Distance to Plumeliau

from Vannes (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 405 km

from Calais: 482 km

from Nice: 923 km

from Bordeaux: 393 km

from Strasbourg: 796 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 Plumeliau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Guenin, Moustoir-Remungol, Remungol and Saint-Barthelemy.

This page in French: Visiter Plumeliau

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