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Address: Rue du Canal, Josselin, France
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Great for walks .. or cruising..

Have a excellent day out walking the Josselin area of the river/canal .. from weir to mill, lock to lock .. Talking of the whole canal, where ever you join this river/canal... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2015
Josselin, France
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Josselin, France
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Have a excellent day out walking the Josselin area of the river/canal .. from weir to mill, lock to lock .. Talking of the whole canal, where ever you join this river/canal between Nantes and Brest you will enjoy the peace and tranquility .. Shame it can not be cruised for it's entire lenght due to the lake dam ..

Thank Bretonlion
Wellington, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Cycled out from Chateaulin towards Nantes. It's beautiful with superbly maintained towpath wide enough for two abreast cycling. However, we cycled out for around 1.5 hours with no sign of cafe or refreshments along the way.

2 Thank stevep789
Oakham, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Lovely walks along the canal towpath, always something different to spot. Easy for cycling, plenty of villages along the route to stop for lunch.

Thank michaelandjane1973
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Most of path good for cyclists. Some near Pontivy and Rohan need urgent repair as loaded celosia tyres easily ruptured

Thank Friendlycyclist
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is so peaceful and a beautiful walk or cycle if you wish. We walked it on the last day we were there. We had gone to Brittany on a flying visit to look for a house and we fell in love with Josselin. We had never been to this part of France before and we fell in love with... More 

2 Thank Dawn R
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

For some reason, I love slow moving rivers and canals. Walking and jogging along this one is especially enjoyable. The fairly frequent locks along the canal south of Josselin are quaint and decorated with flower boxes. An island in the Canal holds an old stone farmhouse: Beautiful. Unlike canals in, sy, Burgundy, there's not a lot of barge and boat... More 

3 Thank Teacher_Two
Dijon, France
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

This summer, my husband and i did a cruise on the Nantes Brest Canal and it was fantastic. Other than a couple rainy days, the weather was good. There are some cute villages along the way, such as La Gacilly with lots of artists’ shops. Our boat, a Sheba (booked through h2olidays, who were very helpful !) was very comfortable... More 

2 Thank Patricia_mccg
Moscow, Russia
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63 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

have spent a week in cruising from Redon to Rohan and back. Overall it was a nice time - very tranquil with good food and wine indeed. A bit pricey - we paid EUR 3k for the rent plus 500 for fuel, damage waiver and bicycles package (which I recommend) but this works for a team (we were 2 families... More 

1 Thank AlexanderY
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97 reviews
39 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Really nice place to have a stroll whilst in Josselin, quiet and peaceful with some stunning views. Currently (June 2013) there are road works in the area but these didn't detract from the visit.

Thank Glen&Isobel
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

We decided to do this trip in the reverse direction to the directions in the book “The Nantes-Brest Canal” by Red Dog books. Starting in Chateaulin at lock 236. We did this in May 2013 over 7 days eventually leaving the Canal at lock number 13 due to being delayed by bad weather. We decided to take the overnight Ferry... More 

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