Rochefort-en-Terre tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Now listed as one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' you will enjoy a stroll around the centre of Rochefort-en-Terre and a look at the castle

Rochefort-en-Terre 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 Rochefort-en-Terre. For detailed visitor information see the Rochefort-en-Terre travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Rochefort-en-Terre include "ville fleurie 4*".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Roche-Bernard at 20 km and Vannes at 32 km.

Rochefort-en-Terre, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 20 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Redon guide
La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

The river harbour and historic old town centre make La Roche-Bernard a lovely little...

See La Roche-Bernard guide


at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Vannes guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Josselin guide
Briere Regional Natural Parc

Briere Regional Natural Parc

Natural Parc at 33 km (direction south), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Away from the beaches, Briere Regional Natural Parc is the second largest marsh area...

See Briere Regional Natural Parc guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Morbihan Gulf guide


Island at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

The beaches and scenery along the coastal footpath combine to make the Ile d'Arz,...

See Ile-d'Arz guide


at 37 km (direction east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Langon guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sarzeau guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Paimpont guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The fishing harbour and traditional granite houses in Piriac-sur-Mer create an interesting diversion from...

See Piriac-sur-Mer guide
Ile aux Moines

Ile aux Moines

Island at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ile aux Moines guide
La Turballe

La Turballe

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Less developed than some resorts here, the centre of activity in La Turballe is...

See La Turballe guide

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Markets in and near Rochefort-en-Terre

  • Questembert: market Monday (10km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (13km)
  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (17km)
  • Elven: market Friday (19km)
  • Muzillac: market Friday (19km)
  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (20km)
  • La Roche-Bernard: market Thursday (21km)
  • Surzur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Ploermel: market Friday (26km)
  • Damgan: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Rochefort-en-Terre, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île-aux-Pies (17km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (17km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (29km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (31km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (31km)
  • Source - Marle (31km)
  • Anse de Mancel (31km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (31km)
  • Pont de Kérino (32km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (33km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (34km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (34km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (34km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (34km)
  • Vincin (34km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (34km)
  • Pont du Vincin (35km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (36km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (36km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (38km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (39km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (40km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (45km)
  • Vallée du Canut (45km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (46km)

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 (15km)
  • La Gacilly (17km)
  • Le Rheu (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (12km)

Geography and distances

Rochefort-en-Terre is in the north-west of France at 32 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Rochefort-en-Terre is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rochefort-en-Terre

Canton: Rochefort-en-Terre

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56220

Distance to Rochefort-en-Terre

from Vannes (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 472 km

from Nice: 868 km

from Bordeaux: 346 km

from Strasbourg: 754 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 Rochefort-en-Terre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Malansac, Pluherlin and Saint-Grave.

This page in French: Visiter Rochefort-en-Terre