Beautiful meandering rivers and tranquil lakes in Brittany
Take your pick from our list of beautiful meandering rivers, set in verdant valleys, and tranquil lakes in Brittany. Couetilliec Cottages are nestled between the Scorff and Blavet valleys. You can follow the course of the stream ‘ruisseau de Saint-Vincent’ running near Couetilliec’s southern boundary to the river Scorff (4.5km), then follow the Scorff via the ‘Sentier des Sources à l’Océan’ to Brittany’s south coast, circa 65km! Another local river ‘la Sarre’ has been described as a haven for the European otter and identified as as reintroduction site for the European freshwater mussel.
Brittany inland waterways offer a range of leisure activities including; walking, cycling, swimming, boating, canoeing, fishing, photography, painting and nature watching.
Here’s our selection of Brittany’s best inland waterways; canals, rivers and lakes within an hour’s drive of Couetilliec Cottages. Please also see our Beaches and Coast and Islands pages.
A visit to at least one of the following canals, rivers and lakes during your stay is a must and can easily be combined with one or more of our suggested things to do.