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Travel bike in Britany since Redon to Quimper along canal de Nantes à Brest. 7d & 6n with transport of your luggages, track GPS and maps.

The Nantes to Brest Canal by bike

 


In the footsteps of the Vélodyssée


From Redon to Rostrenen, you are on the famous Vélodyssée. This is the French part of EuroVelo 1. In figures, this translates into 1,200 km of greenways and cycle paths between Roscoff and Hendaye. It is an inescapable cycle touring destination and which is today the second cycling destination in France, behind the indétronable Loire à vélo.

The Vélodyssée is an almost entirely completed and accomplished route, which makes it an ideal playground for family holidays!

 

 

>> Find out more about the Vélodyssée and EuroVelo 1

 

By bike from Redon to Quimper

 


The Nantes to Brest Canal crosses Brittany, it is considered to be the greatest technical work of the 19th century. It totals 238 locks as well as numerous engineering structures.

Discover spectacular landscapes in the Oust valley, a large natural site. Cross cities of character and medieval villages like Josselin then Pontivy.

Discover the Lac de Guerlédan, the largest lake in Brittany! It is the bridge between the Côtes d'Armor and the Morbihan. It is possible to cycle around the lake.

From Rostrenen to Quimper, you will travel through the heart of Brittany. You descend to Carhaix and cross no less than 44 locks over 18 km before arriving in Finistère.

 

Explore the canals by bike

 

 

Do you like towpaths and the peaceful atmosphere around the canals? We have several destinations that could suit you!
First of all, how can we not mention the Netherlands when we talk about canals? Water management is so essential for our Dutch friends that the number of canals is very important.
Cycling Burgundy is also a great experience. You can practically go around Burgundy if you cross its two famous canals. Take a bicycle trip on the Nivernais Canal or the Burgundy Canal.
Finally, if you do not know the Marais Poitevin, know that it is composed of many canals also called gullies or conches. Discover the largest marsh in the West by bike, over one or more days, thanks to our modular formulas.