Sainte-Helene tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sainte-Helene: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Helene is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 34 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Helene is 430 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Carnac at 18 km and Auray at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Helene, 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 Sainte-Helene in Brittany.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Helene

Markets in and near Sainte-Helene

  • Etel: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Riantec: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Erdeven: market Thursday (9km)
  • Locmiquelic: market Friday (10km)
  • Port-Louis: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Port-Louis: market Saturday (10km)
  • Hennebont: market Thursday (11km)
  • Lanester: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Lorient: market Wednesday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Larmor-Plage: market Sunday (13km)

More information about Sainte-Helene, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Helene, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sainte-Helene.


  • Aquarium de Vannes (34km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (12km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (10km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (12km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (21km)
  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (25km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (25km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (26km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (29km)
  • Pont du Vincin (31km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (32km)
  • Vincin (32km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin
    (Rivière de Conleau) (33km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (33km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (34km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (34km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (34km)
  • Pont de Kérino (34km)
  • Source - Marle (35km)
  • Anse de Mancel (38km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (39km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (39km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (39km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (18km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Helene

Canton: Port-Louis

Arrondissement: Lorient

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56700

Distance to Sainte-Helene

from Vannes (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 430 km

from Calais: 513 km

from Nice: 927 km

from Bordeaux: 379 km

from Strasbourg: 818 km

Getting here

Sainte-Helene is in the north-west of France. 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 Sainte-Helene from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belz, Kervignac, Merlevenez, Nostang and Plouhinec.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Helene