Brittany is a region of magic and mystery, rich in colours and traditions and with an abundance of historical treasures and beautiful natural landscapes. A boating holiday here really does have something for everyone!
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.
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!
Peillac: Roman encampment, Manors, Cranhac
St Martin-sur-Oust: Château de Castellan, St Mathurin chapel
Rieux: Medieval fortress
St Laurent: 16th century houses, manor house of Balangeard
Malestroit: Church, Half-timbered houses, Anglers museum, The miller workshop, Museum of the Resistance
Le Roc St André: “la touche carne” manor, De la Ville der Castle, Roc Adventure
La Chapelle Caro: the chapel, the fountain, the St Méen rock and the dolmen
Guillac: the ‘Pyramid’ monument of the ‘Column of the Trent’ which commemorates those who fought in the Battle of the Thirty, mill
Josselin: Doll Museum, Josselin Castle, Notre-dame du Roncier Basilica
Les Forges: Forges castle
Holiday reviews from Glénac
Happiness is life on the water!
Being on board a canal boat sailing through France is like being in another world! It’s so peaceful cruising through beautiful picture postcard scenery on the calm waters. We want to start planning our next adventure as soon as possible!
Franck, le Pouliguen