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"La Route du Sel" Canoe trips

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Relaxing fun float down the canals

Family break with 16, 14 and 11 year old. Took the 3 hour unguided trip. Easy to follow the canal... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
CodyFef73
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Canoe trip

A good couple of hours on the river but a little hard to find . We had trouble locating the place... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
petersmit
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Aug 9, 2018
“Relaxing fun float down the canals”
Sep 5, 2016
“Canoe trip ”
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La Route du Sel offers a wide choice of tours in canoe and in bike around Sallertaine, a typical village of the North West Vendée. In summer, an antenna is open at Les Rouches campsite in Saint Urbain: canoe and bike rides are proposed. Come to...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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49 rue de Verdun, 85300 Sallertaine, France
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Family break with 16, 14 and 11 year old. Took the 3 hour unguided trip. Easy to follow the canal and markers. Exit by the Moulin (windmill) could have been tricky if no guide to point out landing space. We paddled for about 1.5 hrs...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

A good couple of hours on the river but a little hard to find . We had trouble locating the place and ended having a few dead ends before tracing the place . Went to the shop where we thought we had to book to...More

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Luc A, Gérant at "La Route du Sel" Canoe trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thanks for your commentary, sorry for this trouble but hope to see you soon !

Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stayed near St-Jean-de-Monts and I wanted to take the family canoeing. This place is amazing. We had a canadian canoe to take 2 adults and 3 children and for the price of €33 for 1.5 hours. All equipment was provided and we were given...More

Thank Jonathan H
Luc A, Gérant at "La Route du Sel" Canoe trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us, it was a real pleasure for us. See you soon in Sallertaine !

Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Thanks Luc! We had a great time today. The short tour beforehand was really interesting. Our 4 boys 8, 10, 13 & 15 loved the canoeing altough all agreed we'd do 3 and 3 next time instead of 2, 2 & 2!

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Luc A, Gérant at "La Route du Sel" Canoe trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thanks for your commentary, glad to ear that you enjoyed this day. See you soon !

Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

We hired two canoes for two adults and four children bewteen 4 years and 12 and spent an enjoyable hour and not too much money. The price didn't go up much to hire for longer, so next time we'll go for three hours to get...More

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Luc A, Gérant at "La Route du Sel" Canoe trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Glad to read that you enjoyed this amazing trip in canoe with your family ! Hope to see you soon in Sallertaine !

Reviewed 13 August 2015

We hired a Canoe for a couple of hours and went on the unguided trip to the windwill 'Moulin de Raire' .The staff at the rental shop were super friendly even giving my partner and I a light hearted French lesson and allowing us to...More

Thank Mick H
Luc A, Gérant at "La Route du Sel" Canoe trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thanks for sharing your experience with us, hope that you enjoyed this discovery of our beautiful village ...

Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

We rent a canoe for 2 hours and went through quiet canals. Relaxing. We could see some water birds as well as a family of ragondins. This season just as calm and simple as expected, perfect for a couple of hours.

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Luc A, Gérant at "La Route du Sel" Canoe trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

You seems to be really happy and we're so glad to ear that. Don't hesitate to come back in Sallertaine, we're waiting for you !

Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

We were turned away because we have a two-year-old. This is in the very small print in a confusing place in their brochure, and not on their website. It looked like a good setup and the location seems lovely. The lady at reception was cold...More

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