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Natural places

FOREST OF QUENECAN

 

The forest of Quénécan, is a large forest of about 3 000 ha (including 1 000 in the territory of Saint-Aignan). It is located in the center of Brittany on the edge of the Côtes d'Armor and Morbihan. The forest is visible from a distance because in the high position on the relief; It marked strongly the landscape but also the history of men and therefore heritage.

  

Formerly the domain of the Dukes of Rohan, the part that occupies the south shore of Lake Guerlédan, now belongs to the department of Morbihan.


THE COMPENSATION BASINS of Lake of Guerlédan

 

  Located at the foot of the dam, the compensation tanks allow to regulate the flow of the Blavet according to the water outlets of the dam.

They is also a haven of peace where several species of birds take refuge. Among which mallards, cormorants, swans, herons, and many others ...


Site of the Fisheries at the bottom of the "dry" lower pond

 

THE CANAL FROM NANTES TO BREST AND THE BLAVET

 

THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE HYDROELECTRIC DAM BETWEEN 1923 AND 1930 RESULTED IN THE CREATION OF THE LAKE OF GUERLÉDAN, DROWNING THE BLAVET, THE NANTES TO BREST CANAL AND 17 OF ITS LOCKS BETWEEN SAINT-AIGNAN TO THE EAST AND THE LOCK OF "NICHOLO" TO THE WEST. WE CAN STILL SEE THE VESTIGES DURING TECHNICAL DRAINAGE (1985, 2015) FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE DAM.   (SEE SLIDESHOW BELOW)

    

DOWNSTREAM OF THE COMPENSATION PONDS, BLAVET RESUMES ITS NATURAL COURSE. THERE IS A CANOE-KAYAK COURSE.

  
Le bourg vu du bassin de compensation
Le Blavet en aval de l'église
Le Blavet au niveau du Touldren
Allée vers le bassin de compensation
Allée vers la fontaine St Trémeur
Vestiges de Castel-Finans
Chemin sur la butte de Malvran
Lac au niveau du bois du Pouldu
Refuge des cormorans
Cormorans en formation de vol