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Porcaro tourism and travel guide

Photo of Porcaro in Morbihan

Photo is of Paimpont at 12 km from Porcaro

Visit Porcaro: highlights and tourist information

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Porcaro is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Paimpont at 12 km and Rochefort-en-Terre at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Porcaro, 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 Porcaro in Brittany.

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

Paimpont

Paimpont

at 12 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Paimpont is well known for its 'magical forest', part of the...

See Paimpont guide
Rochefort-en-Terre

Rochefort-en-Terre

at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide
Josselin

Josselin

at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Josselin guide
 
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Redon

Redon

at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the old town,...

See Redon guide
Langon

Langon

at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Langon is home to an ancient chapel with a Roman fresco...

See Langon guide
La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

The river harbour and historic old town centre make La...

See La Roche-Bernard guide
Rennes

Rennes

at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

An unmissable highlight in the region, Rennes has a very picturesque medieval...

See Rennes guide
Becherel

Becherel

at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Becherel is a pretty town and a centre for books....

See Becherel guide
Vannes

Vannes

at 51 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vannes guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 57 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Morbihan Gulf guide
Ile-d'Arz

Ile-d'Arz

Island at 57 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ile-d'Arz guide
Moncontour

Moncontour

at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The highlight in Moncontour is exploring the streets of...

See Moncontour guide
Ile aux Moines

Ile aux Moines

Island at 59 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ile aux Moines guide

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

Map of places to visit near Porcaro

 
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Markets in and near Porcaro

  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (12km)
  • Ploermel: market Friday (15km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (15km)
  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (17km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (18km)
  • Mauron: market Friday (20km)
  • Josselin: market Saturday (26km)
  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (30km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (31km)
  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Porcaro, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Vannes (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (29km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forges de Paimpont (10km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (12km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (23km)
  • Vallée du Canut (24km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (36km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (36km)
  • Source - Rance (50km)
  • Source - Marle (50km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (50km)
  • Pont de Kérino (52km)
  • Anse de Mancel (53km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (53km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (53km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (53km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (53km)
  • Pont du Vincin (53km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (53km)
  • Vincin (54km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (54km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (54km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (54km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (57km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Josselin (26km)
  • Bedee (35km)
  • Elven (35km)
  • Grand-Fougeray (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Gacilly (17km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (26km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (36km)
  • Le Rheu (37km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (39km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Porcaro is in the north-west of France at 51 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Porcaro is 352 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Porcaro

Canton: Guer

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56380

Distance to Porcaro

from Vannes (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 352 km

from Calais: 447 km

from Nice: 869 km

from Bordeaux: 364 km

from Strasbourg: 740 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 Porcaro from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Augan, Guer, Monteneuf, Reminiac and Saint-Malo-de-Beignon.

This page in French: Visiter Porcaro

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