Ideal for boaters
The passage of the locks and the very preserved landscapes of the Blavet valley give all its charm to navigation.
Navigation on the Blavet canal is open every year from April to October. You will find the exact dates and possible closures of the navigation at the Tourist Office. A river stop is available in Saint-Nicolas-des-Eaux. 80m berth with water and electricity connections. The launch for small jigs (canoe kayak, floats tubes, boats, etc.) takes place on the bays of Saint-Nicolas-des-Eaux, Saint-Adrien (Saint-Barthélémy) and downstream of Pont-Augan (Baud).
• Length of the Blavet, from Pontivy to Hennebont : 58 km.
• Number of locks : 28.
• Draught : 1,40 m.
• Air draught : 3 m on normal holding, 2.40 m on higher navigable waters.
• Maximum speed : 8 km/h.
Waterways Service of the Regional Council
Travel by the water
From Saint-Nicolas-des-Eaux, a lovely stop on the Blavet river, Brittany Boating offers you an exceptional experience!
Go on a river cruise to discover the landscapes, fauna and flora of the Blavet Valley. You will stay on board a boat without a permit all comfort and very easy to fly. Try the experience of a calm and relaxing river holiday in a preserved natural environment in Brittany
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