Port-Louis tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Port Louis is a pleasant town with a citadel and a large sandy beach.

Port-Louis is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Port-Louis. For detailed visitor information see the Port-Louis travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Port-Louis in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ile de Groix at 13 km and Clohars-Carnoet at 20 km.

Port-Louis, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 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 13 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 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Finistere department

Clohars Carnoet is home to the pretty port of Doelan and the...

See Clohars-Carnoet guide


at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Finistere department

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

See Quimperle guide


at 24 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 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Carnac Plage guide
La Trinite sur Mer

La Trinite sur Mer

at 27 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 27 km (direction east)

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

See Auray guide


at 28 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 29 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 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Quiberon guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Finistere department

Port Manec'h is an attractive seaside village which became popular in the...

See Port-Manech guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Locmariaquer guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Finistere department

The watermills and harbour area give Pont-Aven its own special appeal...

See Pont-Aven guide

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

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Markets in and near Port-Louis

Market days in Port-Louis: seasonal market: Tuesday; weekly market: Saturday;

  • Port-Louis: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Port-Louis: market Saturday (0km)
  • Locmiquelic: market Friday (2km)
  • Riantec: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Larmor-Plage: market Sunday (3km)
  • Lorient: market Wednesday & Saturday & Friday (5km)
  • Lanester: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Ploemeur: market Sunday (7km)
  • Hennebont: market Thursday (12km)
  • Etel: market Tuesday (12km)

More information about Port-Louis, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Port-Louis, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (44km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (2km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Victor Chevassu (5km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (21km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (28km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (29km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (34km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (35km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (37km)
  • Pont du Vincin (41km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (42km)
  • Vincin (42km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (42km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (43km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (43km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (43km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (44km)
  • Pont de Kérino (44km)
  • Source - Marle (45km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (12km)

Geography and distances

Port-Louis is in the north-west of France at 44 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Port-Louis is 440 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Port-Louis

Canton: Port-Louis

Arrondissement: Lorient

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56290

Distance to Port-Louis

from Vannes (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 440 km

from Calais: 521 km

from Nice: 936 km

from Bordeaux: 384 km

from Strasbourg: 828 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 Port-Louis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gavres, Larmor-Plage, Locmiquelic, Lorient and Riantec.

This page in French: Visiter Port-Louis