Suggested cruising options Sablé-sur-Sarthe*
Nature and heritage in southern Sarthe

One week
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DEPART :
Sablé-sur-Sarthe
By :
Angers - Grez-Neuville
ARRIVE :
Sablé-sur-Sarthe
DISTANCE :
166 KM
TIME :
28h00
LOCKS :
18
from 923 EUROS**
* Cruise suggestions: non contractual information
** All prices are calculated on the basis of a two day weekend in low season.
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Description of
the boating holiday

Your boat rental on the Sarthe

During this one-way boating holiday from Sablé-sur-Sarthe to Grez-Neuville, enjoy the tranquility of the Sarthe waters and admire the rich nature and historic heritage that surround it. You’ll find plenty to keep you busy including walks and bike rides on the towpaths, family activities and the tasting of local specialties as you make stops to leave the boat and explore!

 

Departure base

The rental of your Nicols boat from the base of Sablé-sur-Sarthe in Anjou is the ideal place to discover this beautiful calm and nonchalant river that is the Sarthe. Its low number of locks will seduce the novice for a first cruise in all serenity.

Places to see and things to do

Sablé-sur-Sarthe: Castle park, guided tour of the ancient town centre, The museum of the flying man, art gallery of the Chateau de Villeneuve, ‘Espace Henri Royer’ with Picnic area, Playground, Mini golf, Pool and jetty.

Pincé-sur-Sarthe:
Medieval garden, golf course, hiking trails

Morannes:
Aquaculture farm of Anjou, St Aubin’s church, Boule du Fort (a local game)

Brissarthe:
Church, hiking trails

Châteauneuf-sur-Sarthe:
House of the river, Boule de fort (a local game), equestrian centre

Juvardeil:
Swimming pool by river, hiking trails

Tiercé/Etriche:
Church, Chapelle du Moulin d’Ivray, hemp ovens

Cheffes-sur-Sarthe:
Church of Notre Dame de Cheffes, Castle of Plessis Bourré, Golf course of Champigné

Briollay:
Church (historic monument), laundry

Ecouflant:
Park Anjou Adventure tree-climbing park, Parc de loisir des Sablières (water park), Interpretive village trail, sensory garden in the town hall

Angers:
Château de Roi René, cathedral, museum, Terra Botanica amusement and botanical park, parks

Cantenay-Epinard:
Hiking trails

Montreuil-Juigné:
Pedestrian path, castle, library, church, Le Marais, nature reserve with observation point

Feneu:
Church, hiking trails, Moulin de Sautré water mill, Château de Sautré

Pruillé:
Château du Plessis Macé

Grez-Neuville:
Aquarelle gallery, equestrian centre, St Martin’s church

When you reach Grez-Neuville  it’s time to return your boat to the base and return home full of great memories from your boating holiday.

Canal boats available

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Two weeks of dreams
Spending two weeks sailing on Sarthe and Mayenne is the best experience we've had! The landscapes are beautiful with many castles, stunning properties and charming villages many of which have award for their floral decoration. We will definitely come back!

Romy and Maja, Germany

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