Erdre Canal Forêt is located in the north of Nantes in Loire-Atlantique.

Near Nantes, the river Erdre, the Nantes-Brest canal and "la forêt du Gâvre", our destination is ideally situated between land and sea ... Nature lovers, walkers and hikers, history buffs, the curious, meanderers , we can offer you a variety of outings where you will be able discover nature at its best and share many precious moments .

Discover the beautiful stonework visible throughout the Erdre Canal Forest region where history and architecture mix.


The Nantes–Brest canal is a French canal which links the two seaports of Nantes and Brest.


Only 30 minutes from Nantes, 4500 ha of greenery awaits you! The Gâvre forest offers a range of activities, whether you are in search of peace and ...

Around the Blue Slate (pierre bleue) region.

Home of slate quarries, the town of Nozay gave its name to the stone that characterises local buildings.

Abbaretz Tin Mine

The ‘Mound of Abbaretz’ -A very unusual site!

Blain Castle

Groulaie chateau : Powerful yesterday, still impressive today !