Enjoy a week cruising on the River Erdre, one of the most beautiful rivers in France, the peaceful River Vilaine and the Canal de Nantes à Brest. Visit the château at Blain and sample some crisp cider in the cider factory at Guenroüet, where you can also play mini golf or tennis. Visit the beautiful city of Nantes and its splendid gothic cathedral.
An attractive and peaceful mooring on a small island with a peaceful Japanese garden. The mooring is just 15 minutes walk, or by tramway (the stop is just next to the Ile de Versailles) from Nantes city centre. Nantes, the ancient capital of Brittany, is today France's 6th largest town, and has many interesting museums and exhibitions to visit and a good range of shops
A very nice and peaceful little town on the edge of the River Erdre, cafés with pretty terraces and some decent restaurants. There are also nice walks along the river, cycle paths, and canoes and kayaks in July and August
There are moorings in the port, conveniently situated close to the restaurants, the city centre is just a 5 minute walk away and there are toilets and showers on the quay
Guenrouët is a very nice and peaceful stop. The open-air leisure centre has something for everyone : an open-air pool with slide, swirpool, grassed areas, pedalos, canoes and kayaks (CLUB ISAC Tel: 02 40 87 64 23), picnic areas, a mini-golf course which is set on the theme of the local canal. The village and shops are just 200 metres away.
REDON'S OLD HARBOUR AREA : You will fall under the charm of this old harbour with its footbridges, its gangways and its locks.
The town houses some interesting local churches and has some lovely country tracks perfect for taking a walk and discovering the natural beauty of the region. Today the town is classified as a ‘green tourist station’ thanks to its excellent tourist and sporting facilities. The SNCF railway station at Messac makes it easy to access the town and offers the possibilty to explore further afield.