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The Vézère by canoe-kayak

The Vézère by canoe-kayak


24290 Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère (Dordogne) - +33 (0)5 53 50 67 71

April to October
Level of difficulty:
accessible to all

Go back in time by canoeing down the Vézère .kayak

The Vézère is born on the Plateau de Millevaches and joins the Dordogne in Limeuil.
Meanwhile, it becomes the river of the World Championships of Kayak 2000 in Corrèze and calms down in Périgord to better admire the valley of the Man.

Calm but wild, its greenery and its cliffs will charm you.
We suggest you to come and contemplate the prestigious sites along the Vézère by canoe : go back in time by going down the Vézère !

The routes and rates for canoe rental and kayak on the Vézère

7 routes to discover the Valley of the Vézère in canoe, free or with state certified instructors.

Map of the canoe routeskayak on the Vézère

Philippe COLOMY, former competitor member of the French canoeing team and state canoeing graduatekayak offers you to share his passion with his team.

Whatever course you choose, we will meet you at our base APA Aventure Plein Air, located in Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère (one of the most beautiful villages in France) in the middle of the most beautiful courses of the Vézère.

Rates in Euro TTC per boat.
Our rates include : Boats, paddles, vests, containers, shuttles necessary for the activity.

Chèques-Vacances ANCV Accepted
Accepted credit cards
Cliffs on the Vézère

Tempted by a canoe trip on the Vézère ?

With its castles and troglodytic fortresses, the canoe trip on the Vézère river, in mild waters, is a source of pleasure that cannot be ignored. All the details are on the site


Know how to swim 25 meters minimum, know how to immerse, from 5 years old. Wear shoes that fit well. Wear the life jacket provided by us.

Recent and cleaned equipment

We put at your disposal a recent professional equipment with CE standards, vests and containers washed after each use.

A large choice of boats

Very stable self-bailing canoes and kayaks, OldTown for the purists, 4-seater family canoes, single and two-seater kayaks, paddle, big paddle. Canoes with backrests for more comfort.

Private Parking

For cars, motorcycles, bicycles.
And also on site: picnic tables, toilets

Rafting on the average Vézère

Let off steam in rafts of 6 or 8 people guided by state-qualified instructors. The ideal period is from February to early May (natural flow).

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    La péchère, 80 impasse de Maison Rouge, 24290 Saint Léon Sur Vézère, France

    +33 5 53 50 67 71

    +33 6 82 09 45 85

    Philippe Colomy, a former competitor and member of the French canoeing team, has a state diploma in canoeing Kayak and has been sharing his passion with his team for more than 25 years on the Vézère.

    Opening hours:
    9 am July-August and 10 am outside July-August

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