Marais de Chantoiseau

Bretagne  >  France

Small path along a reed bed and a dike, along the Rance, with a little luck you can meet the Great Bittern and the Water Rail here.

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Most recent update 12 February 2020
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The wetland of Marais de Chantoiseau has a large dormitory of gulls and some species of ducks. Sometimes Sandwich Tern comes fishing. With a little luck you can encounter Great Bittern and Water Rail here.



Petit cheminement le long d'une roselière et d'une digue, le long de la Rance, avec un peu de chance on peut rencontrer le Great Bittern et leWater Rail. Marais de Chantoiseau. Un grand dortoir de laridés, quelques anatidés, parfois des Sandwich Tern en pêche. Vous êtes face à la cale de la ville de Taden.



Leaving Lanvallay, direction Dole de bretagne (take the d795) then at the entrance to the village of Saint Piat, turn left, follow the sign La Rance, chantoiseau.


Français: en quittant Lanvallay, direction Dole de bretagne ( prendre la d795) puis à l'entrée dans le bourg de Saint Piat, prendre à gauche, suivre le panneau La Rance, chantoiseau.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland , Forest , Agriculture , Reedbeds , Grassland , Scattered trees and bushes



Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?


Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring , Summer , Autumn


Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail


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