The Nantes to Brest canal offers the perfect route for you to enjoy a beautiful journey through Brittany! The safety and pleasant surrounds of the towpath guide you along a bucolic route at a somewhat faster pace than a barge. Along your route, you will meet many lovers of this land; cyclists, hikers, lock boaters, residents and fishermen who will all be happy to tell you their stories of the canal.
Running between Nantes and Brest, the canal stretches for 450 km long with a 364 km portion from the lock of Nort-sur-Erdre to the 237th lock in Châteaulin (with a total of 238 locks*) .The richness of this route lies in the variety of the waterways, more of which are wild than artificial. From Redon to Châteaulin, you will find yourself in the heart of Brittany. You will have the chance to ride through some of the most beautiful parts of the canal on and well maintained route of trails and asphalt roads.
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