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Carhaix to St-Méen-le-Grand - Cycle Route 6 in Brittany

Ancienne voie ferrée, Nature & small heritage
128 Km
Carhaix
St-Méen-le-Grand
From the Monts d’Arrée hills in western Brittany, cycle into the Breton interior, l’Argoat. Follow Voie 6, Route 6, and you’ll encounter many charming villages. In the centre of Brittany, Guerlédan Lake, surrounded by wooded banks, stretches 12km and offers many spots for a fun, invigorating pause before you reach the birthplace of Breton cycling and sea-water spa legend Louison Bobet.

Signposting and state of the itinerary

The "Carhaix to St-Méen-le-Grand - Cycle Route 6 in Brittany" is signposted and can be cycled with the whole family, the great majority of the route being on securised lanes for non-motorized vehicles only.

Services and accomodations "Accueil Vélo" ("Cyclists Welcome") on the Carhaix to St-Méen-le-Grand - Cycle Route 6 in Brittany

Nearly 30 accomodations (campings, hotels, lodges, guest houses) "Accueil Vélo" ("Cyclists Welcome") are located at less than 5km away from the itinerary and they guarantee quality services for cyclists such as a closed garage for example. We strongly advise to book your accomodations in advance (including campings), especially in touristic areas.

Trains and public transports alongside the route

  • Carhaix-Plouguer train station
22,48 Km
Carhaix-Plouguer / Rostrenen
Ancienne voie ferrée, Canals & intimate rivers, Nature & small heritage
I begin / Family

Carhaix-Plouguer / Rostrenen

Thanks to its train station, the town of Carhaix today offers easy access to greenways crisscrossing the Breton [...]

12,81 Km
Rostrenen / Gouarec
Ancienne voie ferrée, Canals & intimate rivers, Nature & small heritage
I begin / Family

Rostrenen / Gouarec

After cycling calmly along Voie 6 (Route 6), Rostrenen, capital of the Pays Fisel area, has all the amenities you might [...]

17,34 Km
Gouarec / Mûr-de-Bretagne
Ancienne voie ferrée, Canals & intimate rivers, Lake & Swim
I begin / Family

Gouarec / Mûr-de-Bretagne

Two of the highlights of this stage are the beautiful Cistercian Abbey of Bon-Repos and Brittany’s largest lake, the [...]

12,77 Km
Mûr-de-Bretagne / St-Caradec
Ancienne voie ferrée, Canals & intimate rivers, Nature & small heritage
I begin / Family

Mûr-de-Bretagne / St-Caradec

A greenway allows you to leave the pretty old hilltop town of Mûr-de-Bretagne with ease. You enter a landscape of [...]

11,00 Km
St-Caradec / Loudéac
Ancienne voie ferrée, Nature & small heritage
I begin / Family

St-Caradec / Loudéac

First, following the Tranchée de Pestuan, a lovely water channel flanked by a path (and part of the longer Rigole [...]

34,88 Km
Loudéac / Merdrignac
Ancienne voie ferrée, Nature & small heritage
I begin / Family

Loudéac / Merdrignac

Between Loudéac and Pont Querra (Plémet), this rural greenway takes on a wilder look as it flirts with the Lié [...]

18,34 Km
Merdrignac / St-Méen-le-Grand
Ancienne voie ferrée, In forest, Nature & small heritage
I cycle often

Merdrignac / St-Méen-le-Grand

This stage takes you through farmland, with long straight sections that are great for racing joyously along. When you [...]

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