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Address: Rue du Canal, Josselin, France

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Beautiful and quiet

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Wellington, United Kingdom
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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.

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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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.

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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

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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.

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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

We walked this route from a small village called Pomeleuc all the way to Josselin (approx. 1 hour) A very peaceful stroll and scenic views. We passed 2 different bars which also served food. Other than this toilet facilities were non existent. French locals were extremely friendly. Various animals along the way multiple benches to rest and admire the surroundings.... More 

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Address: Rue du Canal, Josselin, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Morbihan  >  Josselin

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