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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Theix
Insee code56251
AltitudeFrom 2 to 107 meters
Surface47.13 km²
Population6909 inhabitants
Density146 inhabitants/km²


Chief townVannes (at 13.9 km, 14 min)Noyalo at 4 km (7 min)
DepartmentMorbihanLa Trinité-Surzur at 5.8 km (7 min)
RegionBrittanySearch another town


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Crossed by the expressway, the town of Theix is 5 km from Vannes, Lorient 50 km and 100 km from Nantes. Its easy access, in line with commercial space east of Vannes, is attractive to businesses. Nearly 300 traders, artisans and businesses are divided between the town center and business zones of Atlantheix, Saint-Léonard and Landy. Agriculture is an industry still very important, 36 farms have approximately 2300 hectares of farmland. Near the Morbihan Gulf and the peninsula of Rhuys, Theix is as a city "at a crossroads."

A little history ...

It was not until the 12th century that is beginning to appear in official documents the name of Theix. This, also with different spellings: Theys, Teis and Theix. It is generally accepted as the origin give the Celtic word "Tess" meaning weaver. This is probably due to the reputation acquired early on by the weavers theixois for the quality of their product, this is probably because of the opportunities offered by retting streams sinuant the territory of the municipality.


  • The castle of Plessis-Josso: fortified Manor of the 14th and 15th centuries. Discover: the walls, the great hall, the ceremonial room, kitchen. The tours of the mansion are possible during the summer season in July and August. The owner holds annual concerts and exhibitions.
  • The pardons are in Britain, one of the foundations of religious and social life. First, religious festivals, they are traditionally followed by popular festivities: dinner, carnival games and traditional ... Theix kept this tradition that the saint to whom is dedicated the chapel to be honored in this place on a fixed date, usually a Sunday. While for some thirty years of the pardons were followed Theix meals or garden parties, only on Theix, Friends of Brangolo organize even a meal on the occasion of forgiveness.
  • Chapels theixoises:
  • St Joseph (seventeenth-eighteenth century) church Calzac in March
  • St Michel (fifteenth-sixteenth century) to Brangolo the last Sunday of July,
  • The Virgin Mary in the chapel of Notre-Dame la Blanche (XVI) and the cave of Pont-Roz 15 August - St Leonard (fifteenth century, rebuilt in the eighteenth), the last Sunday in August,
  • St Barbara (seventeenth-eighteenth century) to Moustoir-Lorho, the first Sunday in September,
  • St Roch in the chapel of Gorvello.
  • The village of Gorvello: This small village with flowers and lit has the particularity to be on two municipalities: Theix and Sulniac. The architectural heritage of Gorvello worth a look ...
  • The site for maritime Kerentré: The wedge Kerentré is on the road to Sarzeau (Noyalo before the bridge). Perspective essential to where you can see their eyes glued to binoculars the presence of various species of resident birds and migratory.
  • Park Brural: The amusement park Brural, built on a natural surface 7 wooded acres, is extended by a large body of fresh water to the limits which the bridge is Noyalo link with the maritime domain. This site offers an exceptional natural environment where wildlife live in harmony. Relaxing atmosphere that invites you to stroll, picnic or fishing.
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MonumentsCastle of the Plessis-Josso,   Chapel Notre-Dame-la-Blanche,   Chapel of Brangolo


  • Market on Sunday morning.
  • Festi'Theix.
  • Fêt'Arts of Gorvello.
  • Christmas Market.
  • Loustics Madness (music festival for young people).
  • Month of the documentary.
  • 24 hours of the game


Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Kitesurfing lessons on Brittany’s beachesSports sensationsFrom 80 € to 500 €Sarzeau (14.3 km)
Sea trip in the Morbihan Gulf and islandsNature and the outdoorsFrom 29 € to 50 €Arradon (14.5 km)
Taste oysters and clamsLocal flavours7 €Île-aux-Moines (14.6 km)
Discover the oyster bedsCulture and educationFrom 19 € to 29 €Baden (21 km)
Boat trip on a sailboat heritageNature and the outdoorsFrom 49 € to 59 €Arzon (22 km)

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Manoir du Plessis JossoManoir du Plessis Josso
Notre Dame la BlancheNotre Dame la Blanche
The Loustics, music festival (© Mairie de Theix)The Loustics, music festival (© Mairie de Theix)



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Monday 26 January
Min. 7°C - Max. 13°C
Tuesday 27 January
Min. 5°C - Max. 10°C
Wednesday 28 January
Min. 5°C - Max. 12°C


French cuisine restaurantL'Hortensia  
At the heart of the pretty village of Noyalo at the entrance of the peninsula Rhuys, the restaurant welcomes you warmly Hortensia in a room with stone walls. The modern decor of blue...
Located 3.2 km from Theix 
French cuisine restaurantCampanile Vannes  
On the south coast of Brittany, in the Morbihan, the town of Vannes, ranked City of Art and History, a treasure trove of historical and cultural prime. The walls of Vannes example among...
Located 7.1 km from Theix23 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantKergalette   SPECIAL OFFER
ZC PARK Lann 's ATLANVILLE - Close to the center of Vannes, Kergalette you can taste the specialties of pancakes with wheat and buckwheat pancakes in a bright space sleek design. SIMPLE...
Located 8.9 km from Theix9 € per person 

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Farm with 4 bedroomsLa Métairie de Bézit    
Close to the Gulf of Morbihan and the beaches of the ocean, you have a choice of four guest rooms in the buildings of the Metairie, quiet with separate entrance, in an area of ​​3300...
Located in TheixFrom 55 € to 65 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsMaisonneuve    
Maisonneuve, area of ​​the town of Noyal Muzillac in the countryside invites you to relax and calm. In its wooded and green, its farmhouse character, in his languid sea of ​​greenery...
Located 10.3 km from Theix57 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsAu bout du chemin    
The quiet countryside close to the sea. Nichée in a green 16000m², this renovated farmhouse by us meet your needs expatriation and well être. Trois rooms classified 3 ears welcome you:...
Located 11.2 km from TheixFrom 54 € to 60 € the double room 

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House for 15 personsGîtes de Cleisse
In the Gulf of Morbihan, Vannes and 10 minutes from the beaches of Damgan Theix on the town, we welcome you to our 3 gites in Cleisse: Ty Forn for 4 people, 5 people Granj Ty and Ty...
Located in TheixFrom 250 € to 620 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsApartment for 4 persons
Furnished apartment in a house ind floor, 39 m ², c, 2 beds 1 person, a living room sofa bed. bathroom toilet.. Ameg and equipped kitchenette, exp southeast, garden terrace with barbecue....
Located 5.6 km from TheixFrom 280 € to 390 € per week 
House for 5 personsMaisons de Pêcheur et Capitaine   NEW
Our typical cottages located on the Gulf of Morbihan are ideally placed : at the seaside, in a quiet former fishing village and 10 minutes from the historic center of Vannes. This is...
Located 6.2 km from TheixFrom 320 € to 650 € per week 

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67 places over 1 haCamping les ajoncs d'or  
In southern Brittany, near the Gulf, located 800 m from the beach and near the City Center, Camping ajoncs the gold *** welcomes you in its quiet and relaxing. You will enjoy the friendly...
Located 11.3 km from Theix 
140 places over 14 haCamping du Haras     SPECIAL OFFER
Camping & Spa on the heights of Vannes and the Golfe du Morbihan. Water park with heated pools and indoor pools. Rental of mobile homes and chalets. Camping Quality, Quality Tourism,...
Located 12.7 km from Theix 
190 places over 4 haCamping la Plage des Granges    
Family campsite set in the 60s. Peace and quiet are the key words! Fishing, walks along coastal paths landscaped... All the pleasures of the sea within 300 m of the campsite.
Located 17.7 km from TheixFrom 11.90 € to 14.60 € per day 

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Hôtel Inn Design Vannes - Hotel in TheixHôtel Inn Design Vannes     
Hôtel Inn Design Vannes features comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi internet access and is located 2 km from the centre of Vannes. The hotel provides free private parking. You can enjoy...
Located in TheixRoom from 39 €
Brit Hotel La Fleur de Rhuys - Hotel in TheixBrit Hotel La Fleur de Rhuys     
Located 9 km from Vannes Train Station, this eco-friendly hotel features solar water heating and a rain water collection system. Traditional cuisine is served in the restaurant and...
Located in TheixRoom from 69 €
La Fontaine - Hotel in TheixLa Fontaine     
Hotel La Fontaine is located in the centre of Theix, a small town closed to the sea and is 5 kilometres from Vannes, 50 kilometres from Lorient and 100 kilometres from Nantes. It has...
Located in TheixRoom from 42 €

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Résidence Azur
Residence Azur, situated in Morbihan on the Quiberon peninsula. It offers comfortable accommodation and free Wi-Fi access. Bright and welcoming studios...
Best Western Le Roof Vannes
Hotel Best Western Le Roof with sea views is situated on the shore of the Gulf of Morbihan. It has well-established gardens,...
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