Is the Nantes Brest Canal navigable?
Linking the two French seaports of Nantes and Brest, the Nantes-Brest Canal is no stranger to a boating holiday or two. Crossing the centre of Brittany, the canal stretches for hundreds of [...]
Explore Brittany peninsula and its waterway : the River Vilaine
Where is the River Vilaine? The River Vilaine runs through the northwestern Brittany peninsula of France; it starts not far from the city of Rennes and flows down through the region, out into the [...]
And now for something completely different…
Do you like meeting new people, having new experiences and discovering something a bit unexpected? Well, get on board – here’s all you need to know! Do your shopping without leaving the Canal [...]
Boost your Instagram feed as you cruise the French waterways
Fancy being one of the big influencers? Go cruising to find the best instagrammable sights on the French waterways and watch the ‘likes’ coming in!
The Ille-et-Rance Canal: cruising at its most relaxing
On your boat, you creep along at a pace that gives you time to enjoy the countryside, with its lines of trees, lock keepers’ cottages and tow-path.
A getaway break starting from our new base at Melesse in Brittany
Melesse, Locaboat’s base, is located right in the heart of Brittany beside the Canal d'Ille et Rance.
A medieval break in Brittany
There’s more to Brittany than pancakes, cider and lace hats! Step aboard your canal boat and explore one of the many faces of the region.
Destination of the month: Saint-Martin-sur-Oust
Our base in Saint-Martin is ideally located, inviting you to discover the numerous possibilities of fluvial navigation that offers the region of Brittany.
Pierre Sallin talks about his barge holiday
Pierre Sallin and his wife Inès are looking forward to their 12th holiday next month aboard a 'Pénichette'® canal barge.