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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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A great day out. We started at their base and paddled the 5 bridge route, the first four bridges were fine....but the last one was 'a bridge too far' It was 32C and the river was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A great day out. We started at their base and paddled the 5 bridge route, the first four bridges were fine....but the last one was 'a bridge too far' It was 32C and the river was like a mill pond for most of the time. Don't get me wrong we have a hoot, and would certainly go again but not... More 

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

Thanks for getting back to us on Tripadvisor. The route untill Beynac is not that far be we have to say that nobody is expecting this last bridge, even if it is for a good reason : Le château des Milandes that you can see be before yous top down the river beyond the bridge. Tom More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We arrived about 10.30 am and the queue was starting to develop (today is a French National holiday so probably more busy than usual!) but there were plenty of canoes waiting! We hired a canister to put picnic, sun cream, towel in etc, lots of opportunities to pull in at the side of the river for swimming & picnics and... More 

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

Thanks for your review. There is worth doing than paddling down the lazzy Dordogne river :). Tom More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I used Canoe Loisirs two weeks ago and it was a great experience. I was in the Dordogne with my family and it had been highly recommended to us and with good reason. You can take either 2-3 person open canoes or open kayaks, prices vary slightly. We took canoes at 18Euro each. This included boat hire, life jackets, paddles... More 

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

Thank you for your review about Canoës Loisirs. You are right canoe is from 5 years old only and coaches back are flexible to make you enjoy your day on the Dordogne. Tom More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Our first try at canoeing and probably our last. The plastic canoe was the most uncomfortable thing I have ever been in. I know I'm not snake hipped but the rear seat was so narrow that it was impossible to be comfortable. The front seat where my wife sat was actually broken and she had equal trouble. The trip itself... More 

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

Dear Sylvia, We are really sorry about that. You could have called us to change the canoe to make you enjoyed the trip as most of the people do on the Dordogne. We would be glad to have you again in better condition to enjoy your canoe trip with us. Regards Tom More 

Ladysmith, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

They picked us up and returned us to downtown Sarlat-la-Caneda. We went early, and there were few other canoes on the river, it was great. Friendly, english speaking staff.

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

Thank you for your comment about our company. See you again. Tom More 

Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We did the canoe trip from Vitrac to Beynac. 3 hours which was a bit much for people who don't paddle very often. Ie never. But the 1.5 hour trip would have been too short in our opinion. Be sure to pack your lunch and allow time to pull into a beach and take a break along the way. We... More 

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

Glad you enjoyed your day with us. Thanks for the review. Tom More 

Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good service. They have lots of canoes so we did not need a reservation. We were a bit ahead of high season, it being June 30 2015. It was 37 degrees C today and it was nice being on the water. This is a fairly slow moving River so this makes it safe and easy, but it means that you... More 

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

Thank you for your review about us. Carsac trip start at 10am from Vitrac to have enough time to stop along the way. Glad you enjoyed you trip on the Dordogne. Regards. Tom More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

What a wonderful day, everything well organised, brilliant quality canoes, easy to deal with and felt very safe all the time. All the help and advice you could ask for from the friendly English speaking staff. The scenery and the river were amazing, a real leisurely trip, pulling into the riverbank whenever we wanted and then at the end a... More 

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Thanks for your comment about Canoës Loisirs. The staff make is best to make you enjoy your day. Regards. Tom More 

Geelong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very well organised from the moment we arrived at their Vitrac office. We took the Carsac to Beynac option, 25km in total, departing around 10a.m. They estimated we would want to be picked up from Beynac at 4.00pm and sure enough, we paddled into their pickup point at 3:45, having made stops at La Roque and Beynac for lunch and... More 

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

Thank you for your review. Glad your enjoy your day with us. Regards. Tom More 

Denton, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

On impulse we decided to take advantage of the gorgeous weather and go for a paddle on the Dordogne after watching people do so as we drove to Domme and then to Sarlat. In late June, reservations weren't necessary and we were on the water within ten minutes after we parked (in the shade, I might add). The trip was... More 

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Thank you for your review about our company. Regards Tom More 

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Address: Pont de Vitrac, 24200 Vitrac, Sarlat-la-Caneda, France
Phone Number: +33 5 53 28 23 43
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Dordogne  >  Sarlat-la-Caneda  >  Vitrac

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