(1h20 navigation between Daon and Chenillé-Changé, approximately 6 km et 2 locks)
A picturesque small village in the middle of Mayenne, Daon is a true haven of peace with less than 500 inhabitants.
- Tourist attractions
- Available boats
Navigation on the Mayenne
A wild river of over 124km long, the Mayenne will delight all those who search adventure and those who love nature. You can meander along this calm, roaming, green river and enjoy the passing scenery.
Navigation on the Oudon
While flowing over 80km, the River Oudon is however only navigable from Port Segréto to Mayenne, a length of about 18km which possesses 3 locks.
Navigation on the Sarthe
132km long, the Sarthe is a broad river which flows through a green countryside. Quiet, this river is punctuated by beautiful, flowered locks which are operated by hand by the local lock keepers who live there. These lock keepers will be able to advise you on the best activities and sights in the regions. On this river you will come across small accessible villages, castles, churches... This tranquil river will astonish you with its hidden treasures.
- The castle of Plessis-Mace, near Pruille
- The town of Lion d'Angers
- The abbey of Port-Salut, in Entrammes
- The "Domaine de la Petite Couere", near Segre (a reconstitution of a village from the beginning of the 20th century)
- The tow path along the Mayenne river from Daon to Angers
- The flowers by the locks
- Laval : its old town, its viaduct, its "wash-house" boat
- Angers, its gardens, and leisure park Terra Botanica
Discover all our tourist information from Daon. Thanks to the rent of a licence free houseboat you can stroll on the canal of the Mayenne.Explore big cities as Laval, Le Mans and Angers without forgetting the castle of Angers, a place of inescapable visit.
To know the tourist information from Daon, you can open the interactive map in Google Maps by clicking the map below.
Suggestions of routes from Daon
Daon or Chenillé - Le Lion d'Angers - Segré - Daon or Chenillé : 70 km, 14 locks, 12 hours
Daon or Chenillé - Entrammes - Le Lion d'Angers - Segré - Daon or Chenillé : 150 km, 38 locks, 22 hours
Daon or Chenillé - Angers - Solesmes - Daon or Chenillé : 198 km, 30 locks, 34 hours
One week one-way
Daon or Chenillé - La Suze sur Sarthe : 143 km, 23 locks, 25 hours
Daon or Chenillé - Mayenne - Écouflant - Malicorne - Daon or Chenillé : 402 km, 112 locks, 68 hours
Two week one-way
Daon or Chenillé - Laval - Angers - La Suze sur Sarthe : 243 km, 57 locks, 45 hours
Three weeks and more
Daon or Chenillé - Mayenne - Angers - Le Mans - Daon or Chenillé : 504 km, 130 locks, 97 hours
10 / 12 people
4/6 (+2) people
Espade Concept Fly
6/8 (+1) people
Triton 860 Fly