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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Morbihan

Second largest city of Vannes and the eighth city in the Morbihan, Saint-Ave is located 4 km north of Vannes. Green city with an exceptional heritage, Saint-Ave has a privileged environment. The town is revealed through its 60 km of hiking trails. They offer, with wood and Kerozer Gouarnaie, calm and happy family walks. The richness of its history, chapels, stately homes, castles, mills, crucifixes, fountains ... demonstrates, too, the great diversity of heritage to visit! Each year, the city of Saint-Avé part in European Heritage Days in order to discover its riches.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude47.6898100 (N 47° 41’ 23”)
Longitude-2.7356800 (W 2° 44’ 8”)
AltitudeFrom 12m to 136m
Surface area26.09 km²
Population11437 inhabitants
Density438 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureVannes (3.2 mi, 12 min)
Insee code56206
IntercommunalityCA Golfe du Morbihan - Vannes Agglomération

Nearest cities & towns

Meucon2.8 mi (11 min)
Vannes3.2 mi (13 min)
Plescop3.9 mi (11 min)
Monterblanc5.1 mi (10 min)
Saint-Nolff5.2 mi (12 min)
Séné6.2 mi (16 min)
Locmaria-Grand-Champ6.7 mi (13 min)
Locqueltas6.9 mi (13 min)
Treffléan7.1 mi (14 min)
Theix-Noyalo7.2 mi (13 min)
Plaudren7.8 mi (14 min)
Ploeren8.2 mi (16 min)
Grand-Champ8.3 mi (15 min)
Arradon8.4 mi (19 min)

Things to see and do

The Church of St. Gervais and St. Protais (fifteenth and nineteenth centuries).

The Chapel of Our Lady of Loc (XV), the Calvary Cross (XV) and trout (XVII). Gem of religious architecture in the country Vannes. Guided tours are offered from mid-July to mid-August, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 15h to 18h. Information +33 2 97 60 70 10.

The Chapel of St. Michael (XVI and XIX).

The wood of Kerozer and gazebo.

The wood of the Gouarnaie.

Caesar's camp.

The crosses binoculars (XVI and XIX).

Visits: inquire at the town hall.

Places of interest

Performance halls

Events and festivities

Cycle race: in June in the city center.

Music Festival: in June in the city center.

Thursdays this summer: July and August. Animation lighthouse, on Thursdays in the summer invite you to explore the villages and neighborhoods of St. Hail to music all walks ...

Brittany Day In July the garden of the Presbytery.

Forgiveness of the Notre-Dame du Loc: August 15 at the Notre-Dame du Loc.

Forum and voluntary associations: in September.

European Heritage Days in September.

Rally intergenerational heritage in September.

Following Kerozer and Pardon of Saint-Michel in September.

Month doc - The Dome in November.

Telethon: in December in the city center.

Thursdays of the summer: Bagad de Vannes
The Gulf Musicians: Diana Tishchenko
Summer Thursdays: Fest Noz Vincendeau Trio / Felder / Girault & Le Buhé / Brunet / Léon
Pardon of the Chapel Notre-Dame du Loc
Thursdays of the summer: Equestrian show
Roxane Martin, Celtic Harp
Summer Thursdays: Kangany Show
Forum of Associations
Pardon of Saint Michael
Strides of Kerozer


Saturday 22 july
Min. 14°C - Max. 28°C
Sunday 23 july
Min. 18°C - Max. 32°C
Monday 24 july
Min. 18°C - Max. 27°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cruise in the Gulf of Morbihan
Nature and the great outdoors17 € Vannes (3.8 mi)
Sea trip in the Morbihan Gulf and islands
Nature and the great outdoors29 € to 50 € Arradon (7 mi)
Little tourist train, with guided tour
Culture and education7 € Carnac (17.6 mi)
Tasting at a Breton biscuit factory
Local flavoursFreeBelz (19.6 mi)
Surfing, paddleboarding or sea wading lessons
Sports sensations40 € to 105 € Saint-Pierre-Quiberon (22 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Circuit of Moulins, Saint Avé
Circuit of the Condat Valley, Saint Nolff
HikeIntermediate3h30Saint-Nolff (4 mi)
Bizole Circuit, Treffléan
HikeEasy1h35Treffléan (4.3 mi)
Grand-Champ, velopromenade n ° 3
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h20Grand-Champ (7 mi)
Kerbiler Circuit, Elven
HikeEasy1h20Elven (7.3 mi)


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