Direction
Locaboat Holidays
28 rue du Golfe
ST MARTIN S/ OUST, FR 56200
 
  saint-martin-sur-oust@locaboat.com
T: + 33 (0)2 99 72 15 80/ +33 (0) 6 74 99 72 10
F: + 33 (0)2 99 72 29 56
G: N 47°44’44.93  – W 02°15’43.714

Starting out formalities & boarding
Starting out formalities:
departure days between 2 and 6 pm.
Boarding :
As soon as the boat is ready.
On site:
WC / showers (opening hours are indicated at the Port office), picnic area

How to get to the base
Access:

  • From the North : E50 (A81 + N157 + N136), at Rennes, exit to D177 direction: Saint Nazaire/Redon then D777 direction: la Gacilly, finally, follow D777 direction Saint Martin sur Oust.
    From the south : From Redon, D764 then follow D14, D149 and finally D777
  • TGV station Redon (20 km)
  • airport Rennes-Saint-Jacques (63 km)
    airport Nantes-Atlantique (110 km)

 

Parking:

  • enclosed, not guarded: € 35/week
  • covered, not guarded: € 49/week
  • public parking, not guarded, not covered: (free)

 

Car hire:

  • AP Automobile (Redon 20 km), tél. : +33 (0)2 99 71 16 52
  • Europcar (Redon 20 km) tél. : +33 (0)2 99 71 01 00
  • Hertz (aéroport Rennes, 63 km) tél. : +33 (0)2 99 54 26 52

 

Taxi :

  • Taxi de Sedan tel.: +33 (0)3 24 29 09 09
  • Taxi Chapin tel.: +33 (0)2 99 71 72 09

 

Hotels, restaurants and shopping facilities on site
Restaurants :

  • Chez Bernard Saint Martin sur Oust
    +33 (0)2 99 91 53 84 uniquement le midi sauf en juillet et août
  • La Ciboulette Pont d’Oust (5km)
    +33 (0)2 99 71 45 71
  • Chez Antoine Peillac (6km)
    +33 (0)2 99 91 24 43
Shops :

  • Closed on Sunday afternoon

 

Markets :

  • at La Gacilly (8 km) each Saturday morning
  • at La Malansac (8 km) each Tuesday morning

Touristic Information
Gastronomic specialities:
Shell fish, crêpes and galettes, andouille, fresh water and salt water fish specialities, chestnut based specialities
Local drinks:
Wine of Muscadet, Gros Plan of Loire, Cidre, Homemade Cider, Breton beer, Cervoise, Chouchen
To see :

  • The Saint Mathurin and Saint Léonard chapels, the Castellan castle, the La Née dam.
Fishing :Fishing licence obligatory: on sale at  Le Marteens Bar, Rue du Commerce, 56200 Saint-Martin-sur-Oust
Eel, tench, bream, carp, roach, bleak, trout, perch, zander, pike, black-bass
Tourist office :

 

Information on the waterways
Waterways :
Canal de Nantes à Brest, direction Pontivy: locks are open daily from 9 am to 12.30 pm and 1.30 to 6.45 or 7.15 pm. There are lock keepers at every lock. Direction Nantes, the locks are open daily from 9.15 am to 7 pm. There are lock keepers at every lock except for four locks (to be operated by the crew).Vilaine, Canal d’Ille-et-Rance: locks are open daily 9.30 am to 12.30 pm and 1.30 to 6.45 or 7.15 pm. Sometimes the same lock keeper accompanies a boat through several locks.Locks are open every day, no closure on public holidays.