Suggested cruising options Glénac*
The views of Brittany across land and sea

Two weeks
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DEPART :
Glénac
By :
Dinan
ARRIVE :
Glénac
DISTANCE :
363 KM
TIME :
81h00
LOCKS :
118
from 1958 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

Canal boat hire from Glénac

Your canal boat holiday takes you cruising across beautiful countryside towards the northern shores of Brittany where you might even get a sea view!

Departure base

Your canal boating holiday in Brittany begins on the River Vilaine and begins at the Nicols base in Glénac, located in the heart of Morbihan. Located just 11km from Redon, the town of Glénac is easily accessible by train (Redon TGV) or by plane (Nantes airport). If you travel to Glénac by car then the Nicols base is equipped with parking and a private garage to park your vehicle.

Places to see and things to do

Glénac: our team will take you out on the boat in the port of Glénac and if necessary accompany you to the first lock.

Redon:
historic town with pedestrian streets, Museum of the west shipping industry, guided tour of the abbey or of the monastery of the Calvairiennes

Langon:
a village known for its alignment of 28 menhirs (tall upright stones), the Saint-Pierre church, chapel of Sainte-Agathe

Port de roche:
the iron bridge of Port de roche, built for the World Expo 1867 exhibition in Paris, fortified farmhouse

Guipry/Messac:
mills in Guirpy, “Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Port” chapel, motor museum in Lohéac (7km away)

La Courbe:
The Presbytery and the manor house of the ‘Provostières’

Pont-Réan:
Bridge in slate of 1757

Bruz:
Pink-veined slate stones church

Rennes:
known as the capital of Brittany, Saint-Pierre cathedral, Brittany museum, lively pedestrian streets and squares

Hédé:
a museum showing the history of the canal from its building to nowadays

Tinténiac:
castle of Montmuran

Saint Domineuc:
castle of Bourbansais

Evran:
castle of Beaumanoir

Léhon:
12th century castle, 9th century St Magloire abbey

Dinan:
The basilica of St Sauveur, The Duchess Anne museum, Covent of the Cordeliers

Canal boats available

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The beautiful River Vilaine
Our most recent boating holiday was exploring the River Vilaine where we enjoyed the mix of peaceful cruising, relaxing landscapes and stop offs at lively cities such as Redon, Rennes and Dinan which are perfect for tourists.

Jean Pierre, Strasbourg

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