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Address: Pont de Vitrac, 24200 Vitrac, Sarlat-la-Caneda, France
Phone Number: +33 5 53 28 23 43
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Description: Canoës Loisirs is a canoe renting base near Sarlat la Canéda in the...
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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Have done this day trip twice now - both have been fantastic, relaxing and full of memories. The company have accomadated our fairly large group of 15ish both times well and are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Have done this day trip twice now - both have been fantastic, relaxing and full of memories. The company have accomadated our fairly large group of 15ish both times well and are extremely organized. There are plenty of places to stop to relax, have lunch or go to a lakeside cafe - there is also a photo opportunity along the... More 

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TomCanoes, Directeur général at Canoes Loisirs, responded to this review

Thanks for you review. Hope we will see you again soon. Tom More 

Lynn, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Loved the trip and easily one of our favorite activities. A little long in some parts but we could stop, swim, get an icecream and continue on.

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TomCanoes, Directeur général at Canoes Loisirs, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. You can enjoy a swim in the river as this one is really clean if you are tired paddling. More 

Rosemere, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Canoe Loisirs was recommended by our B&B "La Lanterne" who has a discount with them. Very well organized and friendly staff, they transport you to the start of the trip depending on how long you would like to paddle and they pick you up at the end location. It is well marked and easy to find. Very easy run as... More 

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TomCanoes, Directeur général at Canoes Loisirs, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. See you again. More 

Salisbury, UK
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This company were excellent and so friendly and reliable....highly recommended. I emailed them from the U.K. before we went as it was late October that we would be in the dordogne. They arranged a day and meeting time (via email) as we were the only ones canoeing that day......usually this is not necessary. The canoe trip was absolutely wonderful. We... More 

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TomCanoes, Directeur général at Canoes Loisirs, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your canoe experience on the Dordogne. More 

Roseville, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We love to canoe, and read about this in a guidebook. We selected this canoe company because the hotel where we stayed in Sarlat had discount coupons. I realize there are other companies offering the same service, but we were very happy with the service we received with Canoes Loisirs. They were friendly, very organized and their equipment was in... More 

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TomCanoes, Directeur général at Canoes Loisirs, responded to this review

Thank you for your review about our beautiful river. More 

London, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Eight of us, mostly members of The Skiff Club, Teddington had a delightful trip over 5 days from Beaulieu to Beynac (65 miles), starting 6th October 2014, staying at hotels organised by Canoes Loisirs. The company is friendly and helpful (Tom, our point of contact, was as genial when you met him as his correspondence would suggest), booking was easy,... More 

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TomCanoes, Directeur général at Canoes Loisirs, responded to this review

Dear Christopher, Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure meeting you after few e-mails. Glad you all enjoyed the 5 days trip on the Dordogne. Best Regards Tom More 

El Dorado Hills, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Paddling down the River Cher in a two-person canoe was one of the highlights of our trip. The river is wide and fast so the current pretty much carries you downstream without a lot of effort. The scenery along the way is absolutely gorgeous. We only wish we had taken the longer trip which finishes by Chateau Beynac.

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TomCanoes, Directeur général at Canoes Loisirs, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. 16km are not hard to do ! This is why we higly recommend this trip to enjoy the best part of the rievr. More 

Lake Forest, California
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112 reviews 112 reviews
38 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

These three seniors eventually figured out what to do and how to do it. The river was very calm and, thank goodness, there were very few canoes on the river. Otherwise, there may have been some collisions due to our lack of canoe skills. We were only supposed to go as far as Castlenaud. There were no flags or indications... More 

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TomCanoes, Directeur général at Canoes Loisirs, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. No specific skills are required to canoe the river as you saw it. More 

Sydney, Australia
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125 reviews 125 reviews
36 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

Our day canoeing down the Dordogne was the best day of our trip ! We were travelling with ,family - our group of 8 people ranged from 22years to 60 years and it was perfect for all . We had 4 canoes each with a watertight barrel (2Euros each ) for our picnic ,towels etc ) In early October we... More 

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TomCanoes, Directeur général at Canoes Loisirs, responded to this review

Low season is the best to enjoy a quiet river with nearly nobody paddling it. Thanks for your review anyway. More 

falmouth, maine
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314 reviews 314 reviews
95 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

can't add too much to this. Pretty easy to find; just drive through Vitrac, toward the "port" (not torwards Vitrac village). if you are coming from north of the Dordogne you'll cross the river on the bridge through Vitrac and it is immediately on the left. Tom was great, entire thing was flawless, everything was included, Paddles, life jackets, waterproof... More 

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TomCanoes, Directeur général at Canoes Loisirs, responded to this review

Thanks for you review. Best way to enjoy the river is like you did stop and have a walk around in the villages. See you again. Tom More 

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