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45,90 Km
3 h 03 min
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45,90 km cycling route from Josselin to Peillac

There is a medieval feel to this stage of La Vélodyssée, both in Malestroit and in Josselin with their timber-framed houses and narrow streets. Called “the Pearl of the Oust”, Malestroit readily opens up its treasures to curious pedestrians.
A pretty stage on a designated track of La Vélodyssée through a sinuous valley of the Oust with the foothills of the Landes and Lanvaux as a backdrop. After passing the confluence with the Claie, St Congard and the Guélin Lock provide very welcome breaks.

Elevation of the stage

132 m 93 m

Waytypes of the stage

Cycle path: 45,90 km

Surface of the stage

Rugueux: 45,90 km


Easy going surface on this section with designated lanes.  Take care when crossing the Roc-St-André Bridge; follow the signs to change banks. Take care at the section under the bridge at Malestroit. Very easy-going surface between the Beaumont Lock and St Congard; uneven ground coming into Peillac.


The regional cycle-path n°3 St-Malo > Rhuys crosses the Canal three times between Guillac and Malestroit.


Small, quiet roads to get to St-Laurent-sur-Oust.

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