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Redon to Quimper along canal 7 days

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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.

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Nantes to Brest Canal La velodyssee since Redon to quimper

Bicycle tour, 7 days and 6 nights

 

Dates

- Departure from Redon, Sunday, monday, tuesday

- Feasible from April 19  to September 27rd 2020

 

Options
- Bike rental (Country bike)
- Extra night at the beginning and the end of the tour

- Transfer to the starting point

BicyPack
- The box for your hike with GPS
   prepared for your tour and the essentials
   (see technical sheet and price list)

 

 

 

General information
- On-line tour
- B&B tour with the diner days 5

- Road Book provided

- Gps Track
- Visits not included

- Luggage transportation

- Assistance

- Kids prices - contact us

 

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DAY 1 - Arrival in Redon

The first night is in Redon. Door-gate of Morbilhan Gulf, the rive traffic intersection of Redon is the starting point of this tour in Central Brittany. By way of warming up, take time to ride along the old dock-sides, to cross the bridges and footbridges and admire the ancient shipowners and merchants houses.


DAY 2 - Redon to Oust valley and Malestroit to Josselin 58 km
Pick up your bike. Big nature area, the Valley of Oust displays its wonders on the North of Redon. Rivers and channels frame this spectacular area to Malestroit, called "the treasure of Oust". Discovery of this charming little city with character.

DAY 3 - Josselin and the castle of Rohan to Pontivy 50 km
Built on the hillside, the splendid medieval city of Josselin will welcome you after riding few kilometers. The impressive castle is an emblematic witness to discover the history of Brittany. Its numerous little alleyways, bordered by wood houses, are ideal to roam. 

DAY 4 - Pontivy to Rostrenen 57 km
You will ride to meet Napoléon's town (Pontivy) and its castle. After a picnic on Blavet banks or a rich lunch in a creperie, you are in good spirits and riding seems easy. By the end of the day, you will get to Guerlédan Lake, in the middle of Quénécan forest. If you like nature, you will love this place.

DAY 5 - Glomel to Chateauneuf du Faou 61 km
The first stage this morning is at the confluence of Blavet and Daoulas rivers. It is the Cistercian Abbey of Bon Repos that offers you its imposing architecture. You will take the Gomel trench dug by the convicts in Dantesque conditions. Your stop at night is in Carhaix, which is the Poher capital ("lovely area" in Breton). It is the incontrovertible cultural meeting place of Brittany. Here you will discover the real meaning of hospitality : human relations are easy and warm.
 

DAY 6 - Châteauneuf du Faou to Quimper 45 km
Discovery of Finistère and its heritage. Few kilometers later, you will get to Aulne river, wider and more meandering. Maybe the early-birds will meet does, squirrels and herons. Heading to Châteauneuf, you will meet a lot of fishermen on the banks waiting for trouts and pikes.

DAY 7
End of the tour after breakfast.
In option extra night in Quimper.
 

(This itinerary might be changed)
 

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Levels  :
1 2 3 4 5 6

Terrain :

Flat and low resistance path. Program with 80% of cycle paths and towpaths in good conditions and maintained.


Climate
Nice, few precipitation, local rains.

Technicality:
40 to 60 km riding per day ie 3 to 5 hours riding.

Itinerary easy to follow.

 

BicyPack
Created to help you, assist you, guide you. It is a box that you receive before your departure or that is delivered on the spot. It includes a GPS support, the Gps loaded with the routes of your circuit, an auxiliary battery with its connecting cord, a repair kit, emergency lighting, a knife and the corkscrew...

 

Bibliography :

- Maps and guidebooks about Brittany on cartovelo.com

- Le Canal de Nantes à Brest. Editions Ouest France


Accommodation Standard :
Hotels **  with toilet and bathroom in the room.


Extra nights :
One additional night is available at the beginning and at the end of the tour.


Food :
- Rich breakfast (coffee, tea, chocolate, milk, bread, butter, jam, orange juice)
- Lunch : not included
- Dinner : not inclued except the dîner in Chateauneuf du Faou which is included

 

The bike :

- Bike rental : you can rent a hybrid bike with 21 gears, it will be in the first hotel in the morning day 2.  We will ask you to leave a deposit. 

At the end of the tour, you will have to let the bike at the last hotel.

 

- Own bike : If you travel with your own bike,  we advice against bikes with small tires. Hybrids and Mountain bikes are excellent. Remember to check your bicycle before the tour.

At the end of the tour, you will be in charge of your bike.

 

Assistance :

For the bike in case of breakdown (except for punctures).


Transfer back :

Return by train from Quimper to Redon. 2 options are available:

- You come back with your luggage and bike (not that easy)

- you book our "return" (see rates, per people).

 

Luggage :
During your stay, we assume its transportation. Limited to one luggage per person (20 kg max).

 

Road book :

You will get detailed maps and description of the routes when arriving at the first hotel. You will also get vouchers for the hotels and restaurants as well as tags for your luggage.

 

Transport :  Location
- By train : TER & TGV train station in Redon.
- By car : D177 from Rennes, N137 and D164 from Nantes (free motorways in Brittany)
- By plane : Airport of Nantes

 

Your vehicle :

Train station car park next to the hotel or parking spaces in the streets around.

 

 

Cancellation insurance :

In order to guarantee reimbursement of your fees, you may subscribe to a cancellation insurance. To know more about this insurance, click here

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