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Canoe Detente

Lieu Dit Port d'Enveaux | Départementale D703, 24220 Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse, France
+33 5 53 29 52 15
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We return every year

We visit the Dordogne every year and a canoe trip is one of the highlights. This company makes the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rumosdad
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Great time!

We took the half day excursion and enjoyed every minute! Wonderful to have the perspective from the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GottagowhileIcan
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Fergus, Canada
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The Dordogne is a peaceful river particularly adapted to the practice of "Canoe Detente" with family or friends, you have at disposal an original way to discover the castles and the villages, some of which are classified among the "most beautiful villages of France" . You leave your car in our parking of one hectare shaded. Then a bus takes you upstream from the river. Three circuits are possible: - Departure by canoe from Vezac: 7 km ; 1 to 2 hours - Departure by canoe from Roque Gageac : 14km ; 2 to 3 hours - Departure by canoe from Carsac: 28km ; 4 to 5h During your descent, you can make stops to picnic, you bathe. After returning to the Port d'Enveaux, you can pick up your vehicle or you can take advantage of the facilities provided free of charge : picnic area, games for children, shower ... NB : Canoe Detente is open all year round and Our family lives on site since 1887 !
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Lieu Dit Port d'Enveaux | Départementale D703, 24220 Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit the Dordogne every year and a canoe trip is one of the highlights. This company makes the whole thing easy to do, and is a reasonable price.

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CanoeDetente, Propriétaire at Canoe Detente, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi ! Thanks for coming ! See you next time Canoë Détente

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the half day excursion and enjoyed every minute! Wonderful to have the perspective from the river and to see the castles, bridges and towns along the way. In places the current carries you along and you just need to steer, and in other...More

Thank GottagowhileIcan
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CanoeDetente, Propriétaire at Canoe Detente, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi ! Thanks for coming ! See you next time Canoë Détente

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I visited the Dordogne valley in June and completed the 28km trip in two one-person kayaks, although the company also offers multi-person canoes which were popular with the other families doing the same trip. Speaking French would help with the booking process...More

Thank LauraH3131
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CanoeDetente, Propriétaire at Canoe Detente, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi ! Thanks for coming ! See you next time Canoë Détente

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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Along with our two teenage daughters, we did the 14km trip in the morning and the whole family agreed it was one of the highlights of our holiday. Great fun, stunning scenery and good value for money.

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CanoeDetente, Propriétaire at Canoe Detente, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi ! Thanks for coming ! See you next time Canoë Détente

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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Two of us and our beloved 13yr old dog took the 28km route down this beautiful river and of all the outings we did, our canoe trips won top spot - was lovely to be able to view the stunning village that we had looked...More

Thank CharlotteCampbell
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CanoeDetente, Propriétaire at Canoe Detente, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Hello, Thank you for your wonderful comment on our location. Thank you for your visit and see you soon Canoë Détente

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We have used this company before, as it was recommended by the owner of the house we rented 2 years ago. There are many such operations along the Dordogne and Vezere Rivers, so I can recommend this company, but I have no other point of...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Booked at our campsite. Well signposted and plenty of parking, very reasonably priced. Friendly staff and mini bus takes you and canoes down to the start point further down the river. Quite hard work for beginners but lots of fun and river not too deep....More

1  Thank Maisiepaws1
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CanoeDetente, Propriétaire at Canoe Detente, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hi, Thanks for coming, See you next time Canoë Détente

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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Great experience. Father and son owners were incredibly helpful, patient and kind to us despite our lack of French when booking and when we had to phone back a few times asking for directions. Throughly enjoyable day with breathtaking views around every bend . Just...More

Thank Trace469
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CanoeDetente, Propriétaire at Canoe Detente, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hi, Thanks for coming, See you next time Canoë Détente :)

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

We decided to brave the December cold and take a canoe trip on the Dordogne. Canoe Détente was recommended to us by some locals and are open all year, not common in this area during the off season. Great trip, took the 14km route stopped...More

Thank Paul_Christine_S
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CanoeDetente, Propriétaire at Canoe Detente, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hi, Thanks for coming, See you next time in december if you want ;) Canoë Détente

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Six of us rented two canoes for the a late September afternoon....beautiful weather......hot and sunny. Two of the group were in their 90s and thoroughly enjoyed being paddled downriver. Staff were polite, attentive and very helpful. Safety procedures were excellent. We much prefer the idea...More

Thank Poppyslane
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