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Native name  Le Blavet
River mouth  Atlantic Ocean
Source  Brittany
Country  France
Main source  Brittany
Length  149 km
Mouth  Atlantic Ocean
Bridges  Bonhomme Bridge
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The Blavet river flows from central Brittany and enters the Atlantic Ocean on the south coast near Lorient. The river is canalized for most of its length and is navigable for smaller craft. It is part of Brittany's canal system and became more important when the western half of that system got cut off by the construction of Lake Guerlédan's hydroelectric power dam. Today, boat traffic coming from Nantes via Redon has to take the Canal du Blavet and the Blavet river in order to reach the ocean near Lorient.


Map of Le Blavet, France

The source of the Blavet is east of Bulat-Pestivien, Côtes-d'Armor. It flows through the following départements and towns:

  • Côtes-d'Armor: Saint-Nicolas-du-Pélem, Gouarec
  • Morbihan: Pontivy, Hennebont, Lorient
  • Among its tributaries are the Ével and the Scorff.


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