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Saint-Ave tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Ave in Morbihan

Photo is of Vannes at 4 km from Saint-Ave

Visit Saint-Ave: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Ave is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vannes at 4 km and Morbihan Gulf at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Ave, 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 Saint-Ave in Brittany.

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



at 4 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vannes guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Morbihan Gulf guide


Island at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ile-d'Arz guide
Ile aux Moines

Ile aux Moines

Island at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ile aux Moines guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sarzeau guide


at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Goustan guide


at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Auray guide


at 19 km (direction south-west)

Arzon is a tiny village with basic facilities near the coast...

See Arzon guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Locmariaquer guide
Port de Crouesty

Port de Crouesty

at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Port de Crouesty guide
Port Navalo

Port Navalo

at 20 km (direction south-west)

Port Navalo is a small traditional and unspoiled port near Arzon...

See Port Navalo guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

The quiet village of Saint-Guildas is visited for the Abbey Church and...

See Saint-Gildas-de-Rhuys guide
La Trinite sur Mer

La Trinite sur Mer

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Trinite sur Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Ave


Markets in and near Saint-Ave

Market days in Saint-Ave: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Saint-Ave: market Sunday (0km)
  • Vannes: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Arradon: market Friday (10km)
  • Elven: market Friday (12km)
  • Surzur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Larmor-Baden: market Sunday (16km)
  • Sarzeau: market Thursday (18km)
  • Auray: market Monday (19km)
  • Arzon: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Arzon: market Friday - seasonal market only (20km)

Hotels near Saint-Ave

More information about Saint-Ave, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Saint-Ave, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (6km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (26km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Marle (3km)
  • Pont de Kérino (5km)
  • Pont du Vincin (6km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (6km)
  • Vincin (7km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (7km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (7km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (7km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (8km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (8km)
  • Anse de Mancel (10km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (10km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (11km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (11km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (11km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (11km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (12km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (17km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (19km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (21km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (23km)
  • Massif dunaire de Gâvres-Quiberon (36km)
  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (36km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (40km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (46km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (56km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (27km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Ave is in the north-west of France at 4 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Saint-Ave is 398 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Ave

Canton: Vannes-Est

Arrondissement: Vannes

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56890

Distance to Saint-Ave

from Vannes (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 398 km

from Calais: 492 km

from Nice: 893 km

from Bordeaux: 357 km

from Strasbourg: 784 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 Saint-Ave from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Meucon, Plescop, Saint-Nolff and Vannes.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Ave

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