|The network of waterways in Brittany is the one of the best available in the whole of France. Linked together at a crossroads the River Erdre, River Vilaine and Canal de Nantes à Brest all lead you to the many charms of the wonderful region of Brittany.
History lovers will thrive on seeing medieval castles and villages, half-timbered houses and old manor houses, abbeys and small chapels, while there is local dishes and drinks to sample including ciders and cakes. Many of the villages still have expert craftsmen showing off their skills.Brittany
Glenac Base Information
| In the heart of Morbihan, we suggest
to start out from Glenac, at the crossroads of l'Erdre, la Vilaine and
the Nantes to Brest Canal. Land of magic and mystery, rich in colours and
traditions, Brittany is yours for you to discover along the canal from
Nantes to Brest, historical treasures and remarkable natural sites.On the
Nantes to Brest canal, you can visit Josselin, with its magnificient castle
reflected in the water, Malestroit and its 15th century houses , the craftsman
village of Gacilly. In the opposite direction, the river Vilaine takes
you on Rennes, capital of Brittany, or Dinan (13th century fortifications)
whilst the Erdre up to Nantes provides an enchanting cruise strewn with
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Suce Sur Erdre Base Information
Discovering inland Brittany is a poem in itself. Between land and sea, its vast network of rivers and canals offers a wide range of possible itineraries. Our departure point from Sucé sur Erdre is perfect either for heading for Nantes, a journey strewn with incomparable castles, or, after only a few kilometers, for negotiating your first lock and joining the Nantes-Brest canal. Pass through Blain and Redon, founded in 832 and rich in history.
At Redon the river Vilaine can take you on an enchanting cruise to the Arzal dam (passage forbidden) or perhaps towards Rennes and why not as far as Dinan ? Continuing on the Nantes-Brest canal, a short excursion on the river Aff to La Gacilly is a must. With its colourful landscapes and its traditions, Brittany is a much-loved destination, perfect for spring, summer or autumn cruises.
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