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Saint-Thuriau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Thuriau in Morbihan

Photo is of Chateau de Pontivy at 6 km from Saint-Thuriau

Visit Saint-Thuriau: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Pontivy at 6 km and Pontivy at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Thuriau, 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-Thuriau in Brittany.

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

Chateau de Pontivy

Chateau de Pontivy

Castle at 6 km (direction north-north-west)

The Chateau de Pontivy has dominated the centre of Pontivy in Morbihan...

See Chateau de Pontivy guide


at 6 km (direction north-north-west)

Pontivy is particularly interesting because it has a medieval old town and...

See Pontivy guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Attraction or village? The Forges des Salles was a 19th century village...

See Forges des Salles guide


at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Josselin guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide


at 39 km (direction south)

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

See Auray guide


at 39 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Goustan guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vannes guide


at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The highlight in Moncontour is exploring the streets of half-timbered houses within...

See Moncontour guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

Due to the fishing industry and war time damage Lorient is not...

See Lorient guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Finistere department

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

See Quimperle guide
Ile aux Moines

Ile aux Moines

Island at 48 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ile aux Moines guide
Morbihan Gulf

Morbihan Gulf

at 48 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Morbihan Gulf guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Thuriau


Markets in and near Saint-Thuriau

  • Pontivy: market Monday all day (5km)
  • Baud: market Saturday (17km)
  • Locmine: market Thursday (18km)
  • Loudeac: market Saturday (23km)
  • Josselin: market Saturday (31km)
  • Hennebont: market Thursday (34km)
  • Rostrenen: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Ploeuc-sur-Lie: market Thursday (39km)
  • Auray: market Monday (39km)
  • Saint-Ave: market Sunday (41km)

Hotels near Saint-Thuriau

More information about Saint-Thuriau, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Saint-Thuriau, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (45km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Botrain (20km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (31km)
  • Jardin du Grand Launay (41km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (43km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Guerlédan (22km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (40km)
  • Pont du Vincin (43km)
  • Source - Marle (43km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (43km)
  • Source - Rance (43km)
  • Vincin (44km)
  • Pont de Kérino (44km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (45km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (45km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (45km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (46km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (46km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (25km)
  • Quintin (43km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (41km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Thuriau is in the north-west of France at 43 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Saint-Thuriau is 402 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Thuriau

Canton: Pontivy

Arrondissement: Pontivy

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56300

Distance to Saint-Thuriau

from Vannes (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 402 km

from Calais: 476 km

from Nice: 924 km

from Bordeaux: 398 km

from Strasbourg: 793 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-Thuriau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Sourn, Moustoir-Remungol, Noyal-Pontivy and Pontivy.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Thuriau

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