Freedom canoe trip in a bivouac

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Canoe trip on the Dordogne river in complete freedom

This 2 to 5 day hike is for purists, nature and landscape lovers. Leave telephones and computers at home and recharge your batteries in an idyllic setting where relaxation is the key word.


Day 1

Meet at our canoe base in Vitrac around 9am.
Distribution of equipment (canoe, life jackets, paddles, waterproof containers), recommendations.
Transfer by bus to the chosen starting point:

Departure from Beaulieu

Beaulieu / Carennac 20 km

For 5 days of hiking

Gintrac: ruins of the iron-cut castle
Carennac: medieval village.

Departure from Carennac

Carennac / Meyronne 21 km

For 4 days of hiking

Floirac : small village rich in history.
Gluges : small village in a meander of the Dordogne dominated by the Belvedere of Copeyre.

Departure from Meyronne

Meyronne / Souillac 20 km

For 3 days of hiking

Lacave, famous for its caves.
The castles of Belcastel and Treyne Souillac : the joyful city of jazz in the summer.

Departure from Souillac

Souillac / Carsac 19 km

For 2 days of hiking

You arrive in the Périgord Noir.
St Julien de Lampon, church with remarkable 16th century frescoes.

Last day Carsac / Beynac 25 km

The Cingle de Montfort where stands the castle of Montfort
Domme : medieval bastide overlooking the Dordogne.
La Roque-Gageac : Village built between cliff and Dordogne.
Castelnaud and its castle, museum of war in the Middle Ages.
The castle of Beynac : one of the four baronies of the Périgord.

Return to the canoe base

End of the hike


from 36 to 105 km

Length of stay

2 to 5 days of hiking


from 1 April to 31 October


25€ / person / day


- Map of the river
- Equipment, two-seater canoe, paddles, life jackets, waterproof container.
- Initiation
- Bus transportation for people and equipment
- Technical assistance

Not included

- Accommodation
(camping night, 18€/pers)
- Meals and drinks
- Lodging
- Personal expenses

p Practical information

- Level : Course class 1, accessible to all. Know how to swim
(Swimming certificate to be signed on arrival, law of 4 April 95)

- Access : Sarlat train station, or Souillac train station (SNCF bus between Souillac and Sarlat)
Car : Private parking lot at the Canoës Loisirs base