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The Allier by canoe-kayak

The Allier by canoe-kayak

CANOE VAL D’ ALLIER

43380 Lavoûte-Chilhac (Haute Loire ) – +33 (0)4 71 77 44 80

April to October
accessible to everyone

Wonder in the gorges and the Allier valley

Rediscover the taste of adventure in a preserved natural setting, from the basalt organs of Prades to the remains of one of the first Cluniac abbeys, the priory and its surrounding tower in the heart of the Lavoûte-Chilhac , await you for a moment of wonder.

Canoe and kayak rental routes and prices from Chilhac and Lavoûte-Chilhac

From one hour to a whole day or over several days, Allier Allier you different canoe or kayak routes adapted to all levels of practice.
We offer 5 to 32 km of descent, from an hour to a whole day of rivers accessible to everyone.

Canoe-kayak routes on the Allier
  • The unmissable [Le Chambon – Lavoûte-Chilhac] 10 km – 2h

    Course accessible to all, ideal for families and groups of friends

    €20/Kayak 1 person.
    €36/2-person canoe
    €42/3-person canoe (child aged 6 to 10 in the middle)

    Departure: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. or 3 p.m. from our base in Lavoûte-Chilhac

    Book on the rental company’s website by Canoë Val d' Allier
  • The discovery [Lavoûte-Chilhac – La Vialette] 12 km – 2h30

    Discovering canoeing in the great outdoors

    €20/Kayak 1 person.
    €36/2-person canoe
    €42/3-person canoe (child aged 6 to 10 in the middle)

    Departure: before 3 p.m. from our base in Lavoûte-Chilhac, return 4:30 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. from La Vialette.
    Available on weekends and public holidays from May then every day from mid-June to early September.

    Calm and peaceful route. Very wild section of the river where nature has remained master of the place. Ideal for beginners or for spending a pleasant time with the family. 2 km before arrival, sublime view of the castle of St Ilpize.

    Book on the rental company’s website by Canoë Val d' Allier
  • The gorges [Le Pradel – Langeac] 15 km – 3h

    Certainly the most sporty course

    €25/Kayak 1 person.
    €45/2-person canoe
    €52/3-person canoe (child aged 6 to 10 in the middle)

    Departure: meet at 9:45 a.m. or 11:45 a.m. at the Allier gorges campsite in Langeac

    Fairly sporty course for the first 8 km, then calmer before the final crossing of the Langeac dam slide.
    From 6 years old.
    Sites to see from the river: chapel of Ste Marie des Chazes, village and abbey of Chanteuges.

    Book on the rental company’s website by Canoë Val d' Allier
  • The wild gorges [Langeac – Lavoûte-Chilhac] 17 km – 3h30

    The “act 2” gorges are wilder and rich in flora and fauna.

    €25/Kayak 1 person.
    €45/2-person canoe
    €52/3-person canoe (child aged 6 to 10 in the middle)

    Departure: meet at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. at our base in Lavoûte-Chilhac

    Course always quite rhythmic, accessible to all, children aged 6 and over.
    A dam slide (Le Chambon), numerous spots for breaks and swimming. Sites to see from the river: the Blot cliffs, the perched village of Chilhac and its basalt organs, tower of the Lavoute-Chilhac peninsula with a view of the priory and its enclosure.

    Book on the rental company’s website by Canoë Val d' Allier
  • The full length [Le Pradel – Lavoûte-Chilhac] 32 km – 6h30

    The entire Allier gorges in one full day.

    €33/Kayak 1 person.
    62 €/Canoe 2 people
    70 €/Canoe 3 people (child aged 6 to 10 in the middle)

    Departure: meet at 9 a.m. at our base in Lavoûte-Chilhac

    Quite a sporty course at the beginning, not recommended for children under 9 years old due to the fairly long duration of the course.
    Passage of 2 dam slides (Langeac and Le Chambon), numerous beaches for breaks and swimming. To see from the river: Chapel of Ste Marie des Chazes, Chanteuges village and abbey, Blot cliff, perched village of Chilhac, peninsula and enclosure of the priory of Lavoute-Chilhac.

    Book on the rental company’s website by Canoë Val d' Allier

Prices in Euro including tax per boat.
Our prices include: Boats, paddles, vests, containers, shuttles necessary for the activity.

Bank cards accepted

Are you up for several days in a canoe?

Interested in a 2 to 7 day canoe trip covering more than 105 km ? All the details on our Freedom or Escape packages on the site rando-canoe-france.com

WHAT IS REQUIRED

Know how to swim a minimum of 25 meters, know how to submerge, from 6 years old, be in good physical condition, wear closed shoes, wear the life jacket provided by us.

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CANOE VAL D' ALLIER also welcomes groups

Recent and cleaned equipment

We provide you with recent professional equipment meeting CE standards , vests and containers washed after each use.

The choice of boat model

Concerned about your comfort and well-being, we offer you various canoes and kayaks for rental, adapted to your needs.

Rafting and white water descent in the Allier gorges

Ideal for discovering the Allier gorges route between Monistrol d' Allier and Prades (Haute- Loire 43) only accessible by rafting or train. Fun course with thrilling passages.

White water day Canoeing + Rafting

The Allier is one of the rare rivers in France where you can allier sensations, with the rafting route of the gorges, and the pleasure of sailing in a canoe.
Our whitewater day program will allow you to combine the two. Raft in the morning between Monistrol d' Allier and Prades 12 km, then free hike in the afternoon by canoe or kayak at your own pace between Le Pradel and Langeac 15 km.

  • Canoe Val d' Allier

    Canoe Val d' Allier , La Tour, 43380 Lavoûte-Chilhac, France

    contact@canoe-vald allier .com

    +33 4 71 77 44 80

    +33 6 82 87 31 18

    2 reception bases, Lavoûte-Chilhac and Chilhac, canoe kayak rental from 5 to 32 km, from mini courses to long days. Hiking from 2 to 6 days, gorge rafting route 12 km. Opening hours: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. from April to October

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