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Bretagne Sud Travel Guide

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Key information about southern Brittany

Surface area: 6,823 includinga 900km-long coastline.
Location: Department in southern Brittany in the western region of France
Administrative center: Vannes.
Population: 741 051 inhabitants.


Morbihan is a French department with a strong cultural identity. The Breton language has been reborn thanks to bilingual French-Breton Diwanschools.


Euro. For shopping in local food and souvenirs markets, plan to pay in cash as merchants are not equipped with Electronic Payment Terminal.

Telephone numbers

Telephone numbers have 10 digits. When dialing from abroad, the prefix is +33.

Practical Information

Ferries run all year round to the Morbihan islands. Passage for both you and your vehicle should be reserved well in advance, preferably in the spring, for the tourist season (July/August).

Closest train station: Lorient or Vannes. Shuttles or taxis are available in every train station. Do not hesitate to get in touch with Anne-Sophie, your pathfinder, to get more information

Closest airport: Lorient or Quimper.