Port-Louis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Port-Louis in Morbihan

Photo is of Lorient at 10 km from Port-Louis

Visit Port-Louis: highlights and tourist information

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Port-Louis 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 Port-Louis in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lorient at 10 km and Ile de Groix at 13 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 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 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
Port Navalo

Port Navalo

at 37 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 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Port de Crouesty guide

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Map of places to visit near Port-Louis


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