The Nantes-Brest canal, 364 kilometres long and with 238 locks, crosses Brittany from west to east, passing through Central Brittany and the Pontivy Communauté area with 52 locks!

Get on your bike and explore the towpaths along this 150-year-old canal. From Pontivy, head for Lac de Guerlédan, Saint-Aignan, Mûr-de-Bretagne, or further west to Brest. Or head east towards Rohan, Josselin or even Nantes.  

Whether you cycle just a section or the whole canal, the canal and its scenery will be a sight to behold! Take advantage of nearby accommodation such as stopover gîtes to make the most of your stay and recharge your batteries (yours and/or those of your electrically-assisted bike). Don't have a bike, or don't want to take yours with you? Our various bike hire companies can help!  

For more details on your route, consult the route guide Brittany's canals.

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