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About Canoe Company
Laissez vous guider par les rivieres de Touraine pour decouvrir le patrimoine, la nature, l'ambiance et les couleurs uniques du Val de Loire... Montez dans nos canoes canadiens et partez a la decouverte du Cher ou de la Loire. Passez sous les arches du chateau de Chenonceau, Chenonceaux, ou vivez une aventure authentique et nature au contact de la Loire et de ses iles... Nos plus sur le Cher : Balades sur place sans reservation balades en soiree, balades nocturnes a la lanterne, initiation au bivouac sur le Cher. Nos plus sur la Loire : Specialiste du bivouac courte ou longue distance dans toute la Vallee de la Loire
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All reviews lovely trip great fun cher river easy paddle couple of hours paddling upstream wildlife arches kingfisher picnic weirs chenonceau equipment instructions 6km swam
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We turned up without a booking wanting to do the short one way 6km trip but unfortunately were fully booked that day and next for this (so if you want to do this or any of the other longer trips in summer holidays make sure...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Without question, this has provided myself and two of my sons with a permanently positive memory: we’d do it again in a flash. Although we were too late to book the longer journey, we booked to hire a canoe from their base on The Cher...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018

We were impressed by the organisation showed by The Canoe Company. A good briefing in English explaining the basics of canoeing, the features along the river (there were 2 weirs over which we had to lift the boats). Book ahead to ensure that you go...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We turned up without booking, so were not able to go on the tour that was just leaving as the bus was full. However, we were still able to hire canoes for a couple of hours, which is enough time to paddle upstream from the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

We hired three canoes and had a great 2 hours on the river. A lot of fun to see the Chateau from the water and also a great way to get the kids interested (esp if they have Chateau fatigue). The staff were very friendly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2017

We spent two wonderful hours on the river. Everything is organized very well and conveniently. Views of the castle of Chenonceau are absolutely unique. The staff is very kind and ready to help. Many thanks!

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous paddle on the Cher River today. We met at the Canoe Company where we managed with the kind gentleman's English and my French to get all the instructions we need to get around the two weirs. They were very helpful and welcoming...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Charlotte H
Jean François S, Gérant at Canoe Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2017

Hello Charlotte, thank you for comment. It s very important for us to know you had a great experience with our services. Hope to see you again next time you visit France. Jean François

Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place. The best Chateau in France. I love the story about the different gardens Diane du Poitier s garden versus Catherine de Medicis

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Trudie58
Jean François S, Gérant at Canoe Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2017
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Thank you for you comment. Jean François

Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

We didn't book our canoes so they couldn't accommodate the longer trips but they were more than happy for us to do what they call the loop which is a trip from the hire centre to just past chenonceau itself and back again. This takes...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Jean François S, Gérant at Canoe Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2017

All the team is happy that you had a great experience... hope to see you again during your next visit in Touraine... Jean François

Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

As part of a cycling trip through Discover France, we paddled 6km down the Cher River past Chenonceau on a beautiful summer day! This was a very easy paddle for 3 adults in a canoe, including 1 short portage at a lock. The scenery along...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Jean François S, Gérant at Canoe Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2017

Thank you for your visit and this comment... Hope to see you again Jean François

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Susan M
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Response from claraday | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think you will be able to get out of the canoe no. I suspect you wont have to book then
Tony O
August 5, 2018|
Response from 124MartinW | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think so but probably best to send them an email to check
April 22, 2018|
Response from Jean François S | Property representative |
Hello, yes it's really better to book your trip before, you can, in this way you can choose the time departure you prefer... hope to see you in june... send us a mail : contact[ ] canoe-company [ ] fr
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