Canoeing on the Dordogne River


23 March 2021  |  Holidays, Nature , Sports and leisure, Tourism

Canoeing on the Dordogne River

Enjoy a sunny afternoon, drifting down the Dordogne River in a canoe this summer.

Discover the tranquility and watch the historical beauty of the Dordogne countryside pass you by from the comfort of your canoe or kayak.

Choose from various points of departure along the Dordogne River. Park your vehicle and then depart from the river shore, upon either a canoe, a kayak or a stand-up paddle. At the end of your day travelling down the river, get a bus back to your vehicle.

The Dordogne River runs 300 miles from central France to the Gironde Estuary near Bordeaux.

Discover canoe and kayak hire companies based along the Dordogne River.

Allo Canoes

Les Prés, 24310 Brantôme-en-Périgord

View the famous Dordogne town of Domme from the Dordogne River.

Rent a canoe, hourly, half or full day. Shuttle service available. Jean-Claude Roullet the manager of Allo Canoes is a multiple French canoeing and kayaking championship winner.

Canoë Carsac

Les Bories, 24200 Carsac-Aillac / Sarlat


Drift on by Château Montfort, Château Beynac and Château Castelnaud onboard a 2 or 4 person canoe and kayaks. Choose from routes ranging from 7km - 22 km in length. Enjoy lunch on the Dordogne river's shore.

Stand Up Paddle, Périgord

Le Couderc, 24250 Cénac-et-Saint-Julien

Experience an energetic journey down the Dordogne River whilst standing on a surfboard! Depart from Cénac and Saint-Julien in the Black Périgord region of the Dordogne, famous for its UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve status. Look up and admire French châteaux as they pass you by.

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