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See also Area Guide to Brittany or Return to West of France Map
Brittany is a land of vast skies, ancient granite villages, and prehistoric monuments. Redon, at the crossroads of the Vilaine and the Canal de Nantes à Brest is your gateway to the legends of Merlin the wizard.
Pass the Isle of Magpies, perfect setting for a fable. Next Gacilly with its mossy lanes and eel-filled reedbeds so beautiful in the morning light, then on to Josselin where the castle's mighty turrets are reflected in the canal. Pause too at Malestroit to admire its half-timbered houses.
Alternatively cruise to Rennes across the mysterious Breton landscape - a leisurely route with few locks.
OUT AND BACK
122 km, 28 locks, 3 h 30 / day
184 km, 24 locks, 4 h 30 / day
232 km, 38 locks, 3 h 30 / day
170 km, 60 locks, 3 h 45 / day
318 km, 92 locks, 4 h 45 / day
172 km, 222 locks, 5 h / day
480 km, 146 locks, 4 h 30 / day
Boating In France
Brittany Boating Info
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