Heritage, water activities, cruise and panoramic view of Lake Guerlédan, local products, hiking or cycling. 

DAY 1 (Saturday)

Why not start by discovering the history of this lake? Here you are on the shores of the largest lake in Brittany! Since 1930, the water from the lake has been used to operate the Guerlédan hydroelectric dam. It is then one of the largest dams in France, which will allow many Bretons to turn on an electric light bulb for the first time. Thanks to the collection of objects, sometimes familiar and sometimes unusual, of theElectric library of Lake Guerlédan, the history of electricity will no longer hold any secrets for you! 

Leaving the museum, you can enjoy a view of the structure while strolling along the lake path. 

If you feel hungry, head to the restaurant Merlin with his feet in the water which will satisfy gourmets. Located atSordan cove you benefit from a panoramic view of the lake. 

The site also offers you numerous possibilities tooutdoor activities for the afternoon: hiking, swimming, canoeing, pedal boating, equipped beach, playground. All you have to do is recharge your batteries. 

To end this first day, try a night in trees ! Unusual accommodations, in the heart of the Quénécan forest, to enjoy the surrounding nature all night long.   

DAY 2 (Sunday)

Every Sunday morning from 10 a.m. to 13 p.m., from the end of March to the end of October, taste local products on the Bon Repos market. Between the Nantes-Brest canal and the Quénécan forest, this small market benefits from a rural setting. 

A stop will then be necessary at theBon Repos Abbey. Founded in 12e century, this former Cistercian abbey is an admirable vestige of the heritage of the Pays des Rohan. The site now hosts permanent and temporary exhibitions and offers numerous cultural and historical events to provide you with an unforgettable experience. 

Is lunch time approaching? A few steps away, you can taste the restaurant's traditional Breton pancakes and pancakes. A ray of black wheat. 

Not far from there, nestles one of the oldest and best preserved wood-fired forges in Brittany. Witness to the prosperous and industrial activity of the Quénécan forest for nearly three centuries. Early in the afternoon, from 1er May, enjoy guided tours of the steelmaking village of Forges des Salles

It's time for snack time! To continue this second day why not get closer to the lake again. Several picnic tables await you at Anse de Sordan. You still have time for a snack by the lake, and a walk on the hiking trail. 

And if you ever feel like extending your stay, the cottage Ty Kreizh will be ideal for a family night in Saint-Aignan, with its many services such as adult and children's bicycles at your disposal.

DAY 3 (Friday before the weekend, or following Monday)

For this third day, we suggest you explore the north shore of Lake Guerlédan, by bike and by boat! Departing from Saint-Aignan, the greenway allows you to reach the Beau Rivage cove by bike with a route of approximately 10km. On your way, take the time to stroll temporary photographic exhibition proposed by the Électrothèque du lac de Guerlédan, along the Canal from Nantes to Brest. Maps and brochures are available to you at the museum's tourism information point. 

The V6 greenway, a former Central Brittany railway line, is one of the 9 cycle routes that crisscross our region. It allows you to ride as far away from cars as possible during your getaways where only cyclists, rollerbladers, pedestrians and sometimes horses share the road. 

Once at Beau Rivage cove, head towardsPier in order to eat but also to reserve your cruise on Lake Guerlédan, one of the most pleasant ways to discover the lake and learn more about the remains of the old slate quarries buried beneath its waters. 

On the way back, do not hesitate to point your handlebars towards the Guerlédan biscuit factory, in Mûr de Bretagne. There you can find biscuits but also chocolates, teas, Breton beers, and terrines of all kinds. Enough to plan a little snack, and take away some memories of these 3 days at Lake Guerlédan.  

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