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Canoes Loisirs

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“canoe trip”(16 reviews)
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Canoës Loisirs is a canoe renting base near Sarlat la Canéda in the Périgord. From 9 to 25 km come and enjoy the different routes to discover all the castles ans the beauty of the Dordogne.
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Base Nautique de VITRAC | Le Brat, 24250 Vitrac, Sarlat-la-Caneda, France
+33 5 53 28 23 43
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 31, 2012

It was the first time for my family and myself to make such a trip, and it was our most exciting experience in the Dordogne. The water level in the river is very low and it's also very quiet so the risk of getting the...More

9  Thank Fish_in_Paris
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

A canoe trip down the Dordogne on the stretch passing La Roque Gageac and Beynac is a must not to be missed. No argument with the equipment supplied or start location only the casual, poor customer service of this particular outfit. No problems with booking...More

8  Thank dandms11
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All reviews the river canoe trip la roque gageac adults and children hour trip great fun beautiful scenery starting point snack bar lovely trip an adventure no worries picnic lunch helpful staff amazing experience year old daughter recommend this trip
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

My dad and I booked a 3 day trip for his birthday starting at Meyronne and finishing at Beynac which was about 62km in total. The scenery was fantastic with lots of Herons, Kingfishers, Castles and old villages all along the way and a few...More

Thank James B
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Very welcoming, fantastic day out, beautiful surroundings. Will recommend to anyone. They gave us waterproof containers so taking a picnic will be on our list next time as there are lots of little beaches where to stop on the way down

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Reviewed October 6, 2018

We really enjoyed our trip down the Dordogne, it was a really great trip. We opted for the flexible trip to Castelnaud-la-Chapelle. We wish that we had actually added the extra distance to Beynac as it was so much fun. The views were stunning and...More

Thank AdrianS2403
Reviewed September 26, 2018

We had a lovely leisurely paddle down the Dordogne this afternoon. There are a number of operations along the river, but we chose this company as we liked the idea of paddling down the river and being picked up at the other end and not...More

Thank turner662018
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Everything was lovely about this canoe ride. The canoe easily sat us and our 11 year old granddaughter. I can’t give a 5 rating though because of their imbecilic suggestion (stated as a requirement) to wear closed shoes. You definitely want water shoes to get...More

Thank 105libg
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We chose Canoes Loisirs as it looked the most professional of the many canoe companies based on the Dordogne and were not disappointed. The staff we're friendly and informative - we especially liked the printed guide which contains details about the tings you would see...More

Thank S S
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

A great canoeing experience on the Dordogne, from Vitrac to Beynac-et-Cazenac. Staff at the rental area were friendly and eager to explain the necessary procedures for a safe 9 mile paddle. Pick up was easy and timely. Staff speaks English.

Thank Jim R
Reviewed September 9, 2018

The best canoeing and kayaking trips we have ever had started here with Gilles, the owner of Canoes Loisirs 10 years ago Very professional and polite staff. And the river is the most beautiful in France. You go with the current, at your pace, and...More

Thank 388kas
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Started at Vitrac to finish at Beynac Very professional, helpful. I am a very large lady mid 50s who had been extremely nervous about being fitted for a life jacket and then being able to get in and out of the canoe without drowning my...More

Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Used Canies Loisirs for a trip from Vitrac to Beynac. It is a very slick operation with huge numbers of canoes for hire. Some of them are looking a bit old and tired. The trip is very beautiful taking in towns and castles, and is...More

1  Thank Richard_Heaps
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August 31, 2018|
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Response from Richard_Heaps | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so, and they have a massive array of life jackets of all sizes.
August 18, 2018|
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Response from Mark P | Reviewed this property |
It gets very busy on a nice day so my advice would be to book ahead.
August 18, 2018|
Response from CanoesLoisirs | Property representative |
Hello Nicholas, You don't need to book now. Just one day before you can call us and that it. Have a nice day,
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