Important information: part of the canal from Nantes to Brest (between the city of Redon and the junction with the Erdre) is closed to navigation from autumn 2022 until spring 2024.
Therefore, our base in Sucé sur Erdre will be closed for the entire 2023 season.
One-way trips from Glénac to Sucé sur Erdre will not be possible during this period.
Let yourself be tempted by our two-day cruising itinerary by canal boat along the River Erdre and the Canal de Nantes à Brest. Enjoy a mix of peaceful nature and interesting culture.
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.
Sucé-sur-Erdre: The Erdre castles – 17 castles in just 15kms
Plaine de Mazerolles: remarkable natural area with stunning fauna and flora
Quiheix: "Plaine de Mazerolles" a wildlife swamp on the Erdre
Aire de Bout de Bois: mooring point with swimming area, fishing
Blain: La Groulais Castle, Various footpaths from the port for walks
Holiday reviews from Sucé-sur-Erdre
A relaxing getaway from it all
We loved the slow pace of the waterways. Two days on a canal boat were plenty to cut us off from the usual stressful pace of our week! Being out in the fresh air and winding down was ideal – we can’t wait to book again.
Jean Christophe and Marie, Paris