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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Morbihan

Wedged between the coastal country Carnac / Quiberon and the rural township of Pluvigner, the common one foot on sea Locoal one foot on land in Mendon, is part of the canton of Belz and the community of communes of the Ria of Etel.

Tradition famous bagad : Ronsed Mor traditional Breton music.

Gastronomic specialties: oysters of Etel.

Discover the Ria d' Etel paradise for seabirds.

Geographical information

Latitude47.7069610 (N 47° 42’ 25”)
Longitude-3.1152350 (W 3° 6’ 55”)
Surface area39.97 km²
Population3320 inhabitants
Density83 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureVannes (37 km, 34 min)
Insee code56119
IntercommunalityCC Auray Quiberon Terre Atlantique

Nearest cities & towns

Landaul6.3 km (9 min)
Belz6.9 km (8 min)
Landévant9.3 km (10 min)
Ploemel9.5 km (12 min)
Étel10.4 km (13 min)
Erdeven11.7 km (15 min)
Pluvigner12.6 km (14 min)
Nostang13 km (13 min)
Plouhinec13.8 km (17 min)
Brech14.4 km (18 min)
Brandérion16.6 km (15 min)
Plouharnel16.9 km (19 min)

Things to see and do

Ria d' Etel, beaches, dolmens...

Places of interest


Events and festivities

Lorient Inter-Celtic Festival in early August.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Sites near Carnac (beaches) 18 km, La Trinité-sur-Mer (18 km), Quiberon (30 km), the Gulf of Morbihan (25 km), Autay (12 km), Vannes (34 km).

Sports: tennis, sailing, kayaking, fishing, ice skating, beach, pool, tree climbing...

For children: tree climbing, zoo, beach club...

Lorient Interceltic Festival in early August.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Sea diving at Ria d’Etel
Sports sensations49 € Plouhinec (8.2 km)
Sailing trip of 16 m with skipper
Nature and the great outdoors102 € to 600 € Lorient (19.3 km)
Sea trip in the Morbihan Gulf and islands
Nature and the great outdoors29 € to 50 € Arradon (23 km)
Taste oysters and clams
Local flavours7 € Île-aux-Moines (24 km)
Cruise on a tall ship in the Gulf
Nature and the great outdoors25 € to 48 € Arzon (24 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Great Megalithic Arc
HikeEasy2h30Erdeven (8.6 km)
Old Bono bridge - Port of Saint-Goustan
HikeEasy3h00Bono (15.9 km)
The Tour of the Small Sea of Gâvres
Village visitEasy3h30Port-Louis (17.6 km)
Langroëz Trail la vraie-croix
HikeEasy3h00La Vraie-Croix (43 km)
Popinettes Trail, Questembert
HikeIntermediate4h25Questembert (50 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals