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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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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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The best way possible to experience the Dordogne Valley

Took one of the longest options, from Carsac to (just past) Beynac, and it was fantastic. You paddle/drift down the Dordogne at your own pace, past great views including several... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Bergen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took one of the longest options, from Carsac to (just past) Beynac, and it was fantastic. You paddle/drift down the Dordogne at your own pace, past great views including several castles, and you can (and should) stop for lunch and go for a swim or two in the river. Just amazing.

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

Thank you for your review. Big trip from Carsac to Beynac is the best to enjoy a full day trip with all the castles. More 

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a fun afternoon out peacefully paddling down the Dordogne with plenty of opportunities to pull up the boat by the side of the river and have a rest, a drink or some lunch. All very efficient and easy. Highly recommended.

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

Thank you for writing about us. More 

Adelaide
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82 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful easy paddle downstream past chateaus and medieval towns. Well organised and equipped and hourly bus trip return to avoid paddle upstream! Recommended.

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

Thanks for your review. Hourly coaches are the best way to enjoy your canoe experience with us without stress More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After I got to Sarlat I realized it's hard to see any attractions without a car. I emailed Loisirs canoes and they immediately responded offering a free pickup and drop off from my hotel. It was a beautiful paddle down the Dordogne river with beautiful views throughout. The canoe rental is reasonably priced and the company offers waterproof barrel for... More 

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

Dear Afsha, Thank you for your feedback about us. Glad we helped you enjoy a canoe trip on the Dordogne. Tom More 

Leeds
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68 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an adventure for us. 16 kilometers down the Dordogne. It took us nearly three hours to complete the trip, but we were taking it very steady and let the river take us there with a few paddles from us. Two of us went in the same canoe and it was great fun. Lovely views along the river. You... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback about your experience with us. More 

London, United Kingdom
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19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a top quality canoe hire company. We arrived at 9.00. We had already booked but not sure that we needed to. The company has a huge number of canoes. We had a four person canoe which was stable and easy to steer. The river carried us along at reasonable speed and we arrived at Beynac after three happy... More 

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

Thanks for writing about us. Usually it is necessary to book but this year the weather was not good enough to be fully booked. More 

Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't be more pleased with our canoeing experience than that provided by the staff of Canoes Loisirs. We showed up in Vitrac about 10 am and were quickly floating down the Dordongue river. Amazingly gorgeous landscape and towns. We brought lunch supplies purchased at the Wednesday Sarlat market. There are nice places between Vitrac and Beynac to beach the canoe... More 

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

Thanks for your feedback about Canoes Loisirs. Our shuttle running everyhour is good to drive you staright back to your car. More 

Mooloolaba, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great way to cruise down the river Dordogne. We took about 4 hours or so of gentle paddling and just drifting with the current to complete the trip. We stopped half way for lunch at a small village. This is a brilliant day out with great views of the country side.

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

Thanks for getting back to us about your jouney with us. Discovering the country side from the river is just THE best way to do it. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been before and loved it so when we came back knew we had to visit again! The river had been too high during the first 10 days of holiday but once reopened we went. The staff were all awesome, very friendly and helpful! We didn't have as much fun as when visited previously but this was nothing to... More 

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

This year the Dordogne is playing with our nerves ! Glad you stayed here long enough to canoe the river cause we had to stop for a month because of the level. I'm sure you will be back again to enjoy it as you would with a low level. More 

Preston
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We had a great time canoeing down the Dordogne from Vitrac to Beynac. We had made an initial enquiry about making the trip and were advised about the options available and the route down the river. It was out of high season so no need to prebook to start the trip from the company's site in Vitrac and we could... More 

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

Thanks for getting back to us about your experience on the fabulous Dordogne river ! More 

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