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A medieval escape in Brittany

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105 KM
from 649 EUROS**
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** All prices are calculated on the basis of a two day weekend in low season.
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    the Nicols base at Glénac in the morning mist
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    the Nantes à Brest Canal
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    navigation on the canal
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    Malestroit, timber-framed house
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    Nantes à Brest Canal
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    the castle of Josselin
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    Josselin and its castle
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    Josselin and its castle
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    The old city center of Josselin
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    the Nantes à Brest Canal

Description of
the boating holiday

A self-drive short break boating holiday

Hire a canal boat for a four nights short break exploring along the Canal de Nantes à Brest. This particular cruising itinerary gives a great flavour of everything that’s good about seeing Brittany from the waterways.

Departure base

Your canal boat holiday on the Canal de Nantes à Brest begins the minute you pick up your Nicols boat from our base at Glénac, a small village located just 11km from Redon. Our team awaits you in an area that is loved by fisherman and birdwatchers due to its rich nature.

Places to see and things to do

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

Medieval fortress

St Laurent:
16th century houses, manor house of Balangeard

Church, Half-timbered houses, Anglers museum, The miller workshop, Museum of the Resistance

Doll Museum, Josselin Castle, Notre-dame du Roncier Basilica

Canal boats available

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Our canal boat trip on the Canal de Nantes à Brest was very enjoyable. Even though we only had a few days it was enough to relax and enjoy the fun of a boating holiday whilst finding medieval cities such as Josselin and Malestroit.

Jeanine, Angoulême