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Guerlédan Area

lac de guerlédan crampoisic - gîte accomodation 5 mins from the lake

At the heart of Brittany’s legendary forest the Argoat, the waters of the River Blavet join with the Nantes-Brest canal to form the Lac de Guerlédan, a magnificent stretch of water surrounded by forest & one of the finest sights of Central Brittany. It is a renowned centre for watersports & fishing with popular sandy beaches suitable for all the family, tour boats, floating restaurant, sailing schools, canoe hire, a water-skiing club, crazy golf & friendly bars, restaurants & crêperies also offering motorboat & pedalo hire. At Crampoisic, just 5 minutes from the lake and set in lovely countryside we offer gîte accommodation for up to six.

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Crampoisic is a south-facing longère ideal for a couple, but with accommodation for up to six. It has a large light living area with a woodburner to keep you cosy in the evening, corner kitchen & a ground floor bathroom & double bedroom as well as further sleeping accommodation on the "minstrel's gallery" mezzanine. French doors lead to the sunny garden with picnic table & built in barbeque...for more information on the gîte & how to book follow this link...

Bon Repos

bon repos Navigable from the lake, and easily reached by road, the peaceful Nantes-Brest canal flows through the Quénécan forest to Bon Repos. Here, in a beautiful setting, is found the Cistercian Abbaye de Bon Repos, which was founded in the 12C, rebuilt in the 14C & modernised in the early 18C. It was sacked & destroyed during the French Revolution & is now undergoing renovation, financed by a "Son et Lumière" in early August each year. This enacts the local history and legends in a spectacular sound & light show with over 400 actors as well as many horses, goats & dogs! There is a marvellous Sunday morning market at Bon Repos from Easter to All Saints Day. There is also a market at Mûr de Bretagne on Friday evenings, always with entertainment in the form of music, dance or even both!

Forges des Salles

forges des salles Nearby is the Forges des Salles, an important site of iron and steel industry in the 18C and 19C, this well-designed hamlet has been lovingly restored to show the the workers homes, school, canteen, blacksmith, bakery etc & is open every afternoon in the the summer & weekend afternoons at other times.

Dolmens and Menhirs

dolmens lisquis Brittany has a rich pre-historical heritage , with many dolmens (prehistoric tombs) & menhirs in this area. Dolmens can be found at Liscuis, just 4km from Crampoisic.