Suggested cruising options Sucé-sur-Erdre*
Exploreinland Brittany by hiring a canal boat

Short break
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DEPART :
Sucé-sur-Erdre
By :
Blain/Redon
ARRIVE :
Glénac
DISTANCE :
93 KM
TIME :
20h25
LOCKS :
17
from 462 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

Short break boating holidays in Brittany

Hire a canal boat on the Canal de Nantes à Brest travelling between the Nicols Brittany bases at Sucé-sur-Erdre and Glénac. With about twenty hours of cruising time needed this boating holiday itinerary is perfect for a short break or long weekend.

Departure base

No previous boating experience is needed to hire a self-drive canal boat from the Nicols base at Sucé sur Erdre, which is located about 15km north of Nantes. This boating holiday itinerary begins on the beautiful River Erdre before you meet Canal de Nantes à Brest.

Places to see and things to do

Sucé-sur-Erdre: The Erdre castles – 17 castles in just 15kms

Quiheix:
"Plaine de Mazerolles" a wildlife swamp on the Erdre

Blain:
La Groulais Castle, Various footpaths from the port for walks

Guenrouët:
Kerisac cider factory, Swimming pool with slides, mini-golf

Pont Miny:
quiet mooring spot with picnic area and barbecues, close to the ‘Maison du Canal’

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

Glénac:
a small quiet village with a marsh area full of wild birds, restaurant in the village centre is also an excellent place to purchase groceries to take with you on your trip – including fresh bread and croissants!

Canal boats available

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Holiday reviews from Sucé-sur-Erdre

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A family fleet!
In May we rented two Nicols canal boats for a weekend in Brittany and a family reunion. The atmosphere on board was excellent with lots of fun and laughter – memories that we’ll take away forever. Thank you!

Nathalie, Mathieu, Sophie, Franck, Nolan, Jules, Erwan and Gwenn.

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