Our ideas for canoeing and kayaking

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In the footsteps of Pagayou ©Pomme Verte - Libellab

Discover the treasures of Vienne by exploring its fresh waters by canoe-kayak! There Vienne offers you a relaxing and exotic natural setting for lovers of adventure and the outdoors. Whether you are a novice or an expert in canoeing, this destination promises you unforgettable moments on the water. With calm waters and gentle currents, it's the perfect place to embark on an aquatic canoeing adventure. 

1. Canoe trip to Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Navigate through its charming valley and enjoy its unsuspected corners, pushed by the strength of your arms. With Canoecolo pass at the foot of the fortress of one of the Most Beautiful Villages of France, smell the perfume of the flowers and enjoy this superb landscape! The tree-lined shores offer you a breathtaking view of the surrounding nature and allow you to feel connected to the environment.

Go there at your own pace for a nice round trip to a bucolic corner of our department!

Canoe Kayak in Angles sur l'Anglin©Loïc LAGARDE

2. Between Poitiers, Saint-Benoît and Ligugé, canoeing paradise

Go on boarding on the Clain de Ligugé or Tison Island in Poitiers, Via St. Benedict. Discover these towns and villages from a different point of view from your boat. Paddle activities and fun pedalo outings are also possible!

Not far from the center of Poitiers, St. Benedict, you will have the pleasure during the beautiful days to criss-cross the Clain in a canoe or in a kayak, and to discover its sumptuous green banks. You can paddle peacefully along the river, admire the picturesque landscapes and immerse yourself in the preserved nature.

3. Discovery of the surroundings of Civray by canoe

Embark on the Charente with your canoe, in the pretty little town of Civray and observe the secret landscapes between countryside and green forest. Your walk will end at the Moulin, in a place where the nature is queen. Experience moments of pure relaxation in the heart of nature

Canoeing in Civray©Sébastien LAVAL

4. Fill up on sensations at CPA Lathus

Discover canoeing at CPA Lathus, the ideal place for an unforgettable nautical adventure! THE Lathus Outdoor Center offers you unlimited possibilities for enthusiasts of canoe Kayak. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, this place is ideal for exploring white waters and experiencing moments of pure pleasure.

In addition to canoeing, CPA Lathus offers a multitude of other outdoor activities. You can enjoy climbing, the horse riding, archery, tree climbing… Enough to leave with memories in your head!

5. Enjoy a refreshing experience in the footsteps of Pagayou

Head to Vivonne, on the Clain, for a fun canoe-kayak course. Being among the " Expériences Famille " of the Vienne, take part in a family cool activity to recharge. " In the footsteps of Pagayou » offers you a magnificent canoe trip. Immerse yourself in unspoiled nature, on the calm and gentle river. Decipher your natural environment (fauna, flora, heritage, etc.) with the quizzes offered throughout your journey.

In the footsteps of Pagayou©Films et Images

Our little canoe tips and more

Canoeing and kayaking being a sporting activity on the water, it is necessary to be well prepared! In particular, we advise you not to forget your crème solaire, what to drink and you cover the head. Even if you will cross shady areas, it is better to be prepared for any eventuality.

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