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Magourou to Carhaix Plouger round trip via Nantes-Brest Canal.

03:36
31.1 mi
8.6 mph
1,750 ft
2,000 ft

Tour Overview

Starting Point
0.50 mi
Start here: Lock 153 Keroiu. Plenty of parking.
0.98 mi
Canal on the right; reservoir on the left.
1.61 mi
Excelent Info boards all along the Canal. This one about the fish in it.
2.22 mi
Info on the locks in French, Bretton and English!
Typical scenery.
Time for coffee.
3.33 mi
La Grande Tranchee
The astounding La Grand Tranchee. 600 men (deserters from the War with Spain) dug this out with by hand..
3.41 mi
6.85 mi
Explanation of what a lock does and how it works.
One of the many locks
11.1 mi
Former Lock Keepers house
14.7 mi
Carhaix Plouger: Tourist Info in C16th house.
The French take their cycling and cycling heros seriously!
17.0 mi
Route out of Carhaix: (old railway?)
21.3 mi
800m up the D82 road to St. Hernin, is this mid C15th Calvaire one of the oldest in the area.
24.6 mi
Bike lock ups!
It does rain sometimes so this cover is very welcome!
A public 'dry' toilet - check it out!
30.9 mi
Mistletoe on the Poplars
31.1 mi
Destination

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Howard Cheesman went for a bike ride.

June 2, 2019

Comments

  • Howard Cheesman

    A virtually traffic free ride using mostly the excellent Nates to Brest Canal path. Detour to Carhaix and then to Port de Carhaix looping back on the Green way (V7) until Lock 201 Kergaden. If you thought canals were boring this should cure you of that thought!

    • June 2, 2019

  • Craig

    Now that looks like a great route 👍

    • June 2, 2019

  • Howard Cheesman

    Its just a dream cycling over here!

    • June 2, 2019