Glénac — La Gacilly — Malestroit and back

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Glénac, Brittany, France, sailing area, map

Basic information

  • Cruise length: 27 km
  • Trip duration: 2 days
  • Type of cruise: there and back
  • Number of locks: 5

Glénac is located at the junction of the Vilaine River and the Nantes and Brest Canal. In the nearby town of Redon, you can visit the boat museum, the Monday markets and, above all, the magnificent Abbey of Saint-Saveur. From Redon you can head to all corners of the world - west to the land of Merlin the magician and Viviane the fairy, to La Gacilla, a town surrounded bymoss-covered paths and moors, and on to the stunning Chateau Josselin, whose 600-year-old towers reflect majestically on the water.

The flower-filled village of La Gacilla is interspersed with various cafés, restaurants and designer shops. In Malestroit there are various muezea, such as a fishery.

The Canal de Nantes à Brest is without exaggeration one of the most beautiful ever.

It is certainly a very magical region, the legend of Excalibur originated in the Broceliande forest, the lake is said to be home to and you can visit Merlin's grave surrounded by messages with secret wishes.

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