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A must on a warm summer day!

If you're touring this part of the Dordogne you have to do a trip down the Dordogne river with your... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
George P
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Family Kayaking Trip

Staying in Tremolat this was local to us. Staff very helpful and excursion reasonably priced. We... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Judith w
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Blackwood, United Kingdom
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Lieu Dit Maison Neuve, 24510 Limeuil, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're touring this part of the Dordogne you have to do a trip down the Dordogne river with your family and a picnic basket. Arrive in Limeuil and park just outside the town in large car park. Meet Patrick and Katy run Canoes Rivieres...More

1  Thank George P
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Staying in Tremolat this was local to us. Staff very helpful and excursion reasonably priced. We did the 2.5 hour excursion. Although the river flows downstream back to the centre it is quiet hard going to times. Think we covered circa 16km and needed to...More

Thank Judith w
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We chose this location as it was close to our holiday home. We visited the day before to check out the details and booked by phone later that day. Check in was OK, but there was a bit of a wait. Not sure if they...More

Thank stevenorton69
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Spent all day canoeing along the most beautiful scenery. Hired two 3 persons canoes for 2 adults and 4 children. All safety provisions were supplied plus barrels to keep our belongings dry. Stopped off for a paddle and picnic at deserted beaches and saw lots...More

1  Thank whitecliffs38
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Love the dordogne, such clear water, 1-2.5 hours is perfect for a family canoe, can stop off at small beachlike riverbanks, keep to right of river when getting to the last bridge as you can miss your exit point if on other side of river.

1  Thank cfreecycler
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We were a family of 3 adults and three children 6, 9 & 10. We have been on canoeing trips before when visiting France but this was our first time on this part of the Dordogne river. We got to the booking hut at 10am...More

1  Thank Charlenefc
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We arrived early in the day so didn't book. We opted for the 2-3hr canoe from Siorac down the Dordogne back to Limeuil. A fun trip in the minibus to our destination then off we went. No real instructions just pointed downstream for the family...More

2  Thank Mark123UK
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I had a great time paddling down from Siorac - enjoying the views, the lovely temperature and occasional swim. The kids loved it too, though there were a couple of people in our group of 12 who thought a shorter run would have been enough....More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We chose a relatively short paddle from siorac to limeuil. Bit disappointed that we weren't given any basic instructions as we aren't seasoned canoeists. At Siorac we first had to paddle through loads of weeds (hard work!). And quickly learnt that we weren't great at.steering!...More

1  Thank Jasmine100
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Canoeing is an essential part of any Dordogne holiday . We chose to go upstream on the Vesere . As a family We chose the 14k route and really enjoyed it. They take you upstream by mini bus and you row and drift back in...More

1  Thank LuluNorthYorks_
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Drewblade
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Response from stevenorton69 | Reviewed this property |
We booked the day before by phone for a party of 9 and this was in the school holidays, so I would leave it until you arrive. Better to plan a day when the sun is out - which no-one could predict that far ahead!
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Emma C
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Response from stevenorton69 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Emma, yes, no problem. We had one eight year old, but I saw children much younger. They will be perfectly safe.
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