Houseboats on the canals of BrittanyFrom Rohan
After training in how to handle your houseboat, you’ll be ready to embark on an unforgettable waterway cruise. Your opportunity to discover the secrets and mysteries of this legendary Brittany, not forgetting to take advantage of the natural riches and savour a host of Breton specialities.
Embark on an original cruise from Rohan in Brittany
As well as being home to Les Canalous’ waterway base, the town of Rohan is also testimony to the importance of the Rohan family in the region’s history. Lose yourself in the streets of the town and discover the castle ruins before embarking on your licence-free rental boat. Take the time to stock up on supplies by visiting Rohan’s market, set up in the old grain hall. Whether you leave for the weekend or treat yourself to two weeks away, your cruise in Brittany will meet all your crew members’ expectations. Sports enthusiasts will appreciate the numerous cycle paths for long ATB rides, as well as the towpaths along the banks of the Brest-Nantes Canal or the river Oust, allowing them to follow the soothing rhythm of your houseboat.
Breton mysteries to explore and discover during your cruise
Every stop on your waterway cruise from Rohan will be an opportunity to lose yourself in the small streets of Brittany’s historic towns and villages. Marvel at the region’s characteristic half-timbered houses and stroll among the stalls of the many traditional markets. One of the attractions of waterway tourism is the way you can take time to immerse yourself in the traditions of the regions you travel through. In Brittany, it will also give you the chance to purchase some traditional galettes and other Breton crêpes to enjoy local cuisine aboard, or perhaps opt for the lobster and other seafood for which the region is also famous. Don’t miss a trip to La Roche Bernard, one of Brittany’s most picturesque and emblematic settlements. The marina situated at its heart means that you can leave your houseboat and get lost in the labyrinth of streets in this fortified city. You should also find the time to stroll down the Promenade du Ruicard, alongside the Old Quarter of La Roche Bernard.
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Set off from Rohan and navigate as your desires see fit, or follow our itinerary ideas:
|Aller-retour||24km - 18 locks||9h||Rohan > Cadoret > Rohan|
|Aller-retour||48km - 34 locks||20h||Rohan > Josselin > Rohan|
|Aller-retour||36km - 24 locks||14h||Rohan > Bocneuf > Rohan|
|Aller-retour||100km - 54 locks||33h||Rohan > Malestroit > Rohan|
|Aller-simple||24km - 56 locks||18h||Rohan > Saint Nicolas des Eaux|
|Aller-retour||172km - 67 locks||46h||Rohan > Glenac > La Gacilly > Rohan|
|Aller-retour||174km - 68 locks||46h||Rohan > Redon > Rohan|
|Aller-retour||240km - 72 locks||62h||Rohan > La Roche Bernard > Rohan|