barge Libje breakfast on board Malestroit Another tasty lunch! Flower bedecked lock Front cabin Libellule cruising the nantes Brest canal

Useful links and Guest Comments

“I knew it would be good but I never dreamt it would be this good”
(J.Wilshire. Scotland )”Wonderful relaxing holiday! Suprb food & great company. A New dimension to Brittany”
(P&N Cunniffe Surrey)”What a magical week on the canal! Thank you for sharing your boat with us. We hope to make this an annual treat”
(R&P Compton. Texas)”Thank you for a wonderful week, the accommodations are luxurious and the food was amazing…”
(R&M Haslep Texas)”You have done a great job of renovation”
(G&D Gragg San Francisco)”How lucky we were to find you …….”
(J&S Blake Cape Cod)”Outstanding vacation,delicious food, your hospitality equals that in our south”
(D&D Arrington Alabama )”Quel marveilleux weekend a bord.de Libje.”
(M&C Fohanno Lorient )”A very special and memorable five days. One we will long treasure; what super hosts”
(A&M Brown Sussex. )”We all had a great time on and off board and enjoyed life on Libje thoroughly……a great holiday”
(A&H Wolle, L&H Denys Belgium)

Visitor Attractions
Carnac Link to the megalithic sites at Carnac
Poete Ferrailleur The incredible world of moving mechanical sculptures at Lizio.
The Resistance movement museum. Extensive and fascinating exhibition detailing the 2nd World war and the local resistance movement. Near to Malestroit.
The machines of Nantes Utterly fantastic machines based on Jules Vernes fantasies.Based at Nantes (Link top right to pages in English.)
The Chateau of the Dukes of Brittany in Nantes. Spectacular walled chateau in Nantes
The town of Josselin Probably our favourite place on the canal. Beautiful, old and interesting.
Kerguehennec Chateau, formal gardens,arboretum, contemporary art exhibition,sculpture park and much more. Situated near to Josselin.
Ecomusee Reconstruction of a past Breton lifestyle
Malestroit Web site for Malestroit and surrounding area
Canal Fete on the Nantes-Brest Fair celebrating the canal. Last weekend in June
Brittany thatched cottages Why not extend your visit to Brittany by taking one of these luxurious ‘Gites’ for a week before or after your cruise?
Manoir de L’automobile Extensive and well presented automobile museum with more than 400 vehicles. Loheac
Brittany Tourism excellent general info on Brittany in English
Medieval Fete at Malestroit The website for the August spectacular that is the medieval fete at Malestroit.
The maritme museum at Port-Louis The citadel at Port-Louis houses the maritime museum, the East India Company’ museum, and a great exhibition by the French Lifeboat Institution. Great sea views over to Lorient too.
Josselin community site Run by the tourism board. Lots of useful information in English
FESTIVALS IN BRITTANY A website devoted to allsorts of festivals upcoming this summer.
Monteneuf standing stones site Monteneuf village’s official site. This page takes you to the part about the megalithic standing stones.
The Nantes Brest Canal A Youtube video provided by Josselin community council.

See also a whole range of video clips produced by the community council by clicking HERE

Travel
S.N.C.F French Rail network. Timetables and bookings.

timetable search (Full French site)

Ryan Air Low cost airline offering flights to several airports in Brittany including
Brest, Nantes and Dinard.
Fly Be Cheap flights to Rennes from Manchester and Southampton
Rennes Airport Rennes Airport
Misc.
We were recently the platform for a French TV program about the 200th anniversary of the Nantes Brest canal. See the program (and Libje) by clicking here.
Visiting Cape Town? Check out this glorious self catering serviced garden apartment for 2. Luxury plus!  www.constantiagardens.com
We also featured in a TV documentary about the canal. Google M6 Replay and 100% mag. Then look for transmission (emission) 27 Mai. (2nd article)
Some guests have been so enchanted by our area that they are looking for Brittany property !
My love of vintage motorbikes led me to this site run locally by Gary Parkin who restores old brakes and clutches.
Weather
French weather service
Favourite restaurants
You can find below information on some of our personal favourites.
le Pont Neuf  at Malestroit Super little husband and wife run restaurant. Very French,  a real favourite!
Aux Bonnes Joues at Monterrein Good food at this friendly little restaurant with character near Ploermel.
Le Table D’O at Josselin Gastronomic restaurant with views over canal. 9 rue Glatinier , Josselin.
Le Guetenhoc Reliable, friendly and good value in the market square Josselin
L’eau D’Oust at Rohan. Excellent cuisine.Imaginitive, well constructed meals. One of the best.
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