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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Morbihan

Pénestin - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Morbihan

Pénestin is most common in southern Britain and has 25 km of coastline! Authentic and natural, it is situated on the mouth of the Vilaine, between the Gulf of Morbihan and the Parc Naturel Régional de Brière (Peninsula Guérande).

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude47.4821230 (N 47° 28’ 56”)
Longitude-2.4758810 (W 2° 28’ 33”)
Surface area21.69 km²
Population1859 inhabitants
Density85 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureVannes (47 km, 44 min)
Insee code56155
IntercommunalityCA de la Presqu'île de Guérande Atlantique

Nearest cities & towns

Camoël6.7 km (9 min)
Assérac10.3 km (12 min)
Férel11.1 km (13 min)
Arzal11.9 km (16 min)
Saint-Molf15 km (18 min)
Herbignac15.8 km (19 min)
La Roche-Bernard17.2 km (19 min)
Saint-Lyphard18.3 km (22 min)
Mesquer18.5 km (22 min)
Nivillac19.9 km (23 min)
Quimiac21 km (25 min)
Le Guerno21 km (24 min)
La Chapelle-des-Marais21 km (23 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities


Pénestin, beach Bile
Pénestin, beach Bile
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Pénestin the Castilly
Pénestin the Castilly
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Pénestin, the tip of Halguen
Pénestin, the tip of Halguen
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His famous cliff
His famous cliff
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Kitesurfing lessons on Brittany’s beaches
Sports sensations80 € to 500 € Sarzeau (17.8 km)
Visit Piriac-sur-Mer and taste oysters
Local flavours45 € La Baule-Escoublac (23 km)
Maiden microlight flight
Sports sensations75 € La Baule-Escoublac (24 km)
Taste oysters and clams
Local flavours7 € Île-aux-Moines (30 km)
Sea trip in the Morbihan Gulf and islands
Nature and the great outdoors29 € to 50 € Arradon (31 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Popinettes Trail, Questembert
HikeIntermediate4h25Questembert (19.8 km)
Grand Val Trail-caden
HikeAthletic5h00Caden (22 km)
Langroëz Trail la vraie-croix
HikeEasy3h00La Vraie-Croix (23 km)
Ardoisières Trail malansac
HikeIntermediate6h10Malansac (26 km)
Rochefort-en-terre trail
HikeEasy2h40Rochefort-en-Terre (26 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals