Summer has well and truly arrived in the Gorges du Tarn. With this overwhelming heat, canoes and kayaks have been taken by storm on the waters of the Lozère! This department and its neighbour, the department of Aveyron, attract many tourists for holidays with friends or family.
Are you still unsure about the choice of a nature destination to practice this activity? Canoë 2000 explains you why you should choose the Gorges du Tarn for canoeing or kayaking.
Canoeing or kayaking in a protected area
We no longer need to tell you what are the Gorges du Tarn. The surrounding nature, the impressive cliffs and picturesque villages are well known to many holidaymakers. Don't be mistaken, even with such a success, this green setting does not lose its tranquility. Everything has been thought out so as not to disturb the nature of these places.
The tourist sites and outdoor activities are based around this site, adapting to it. The Canoe 2000 base is located in the heart of the Gorges du Tarn, itself in the National Park of the Cevennes, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The site of the Gorges du Tarn is preserved by the law of May 2nd 1930. The preservation of the site therefore promises canoeing and kayaking tours that are as varied as they are beautiful. Holidaymakers from all over France and the world in search of "green tourism" find themselves in a unique place. When planning your visit, just remember to book your accommodation in advance, as the regulations prohibit wild camping!
Canoeing and kayaking tours suitable for all
The most beautiful part of the Gorges du Tarn? It is certainly between Ste Énimie, a medieval village, and Les Vignes. But which circuit to choose so as not to miss the essential? Don't worry, the Canoë 2000 base in the heart of the Gorges will make your choice easier.
Is this your first experience? Our introductory circuits are made for you. Circuits from 8 to 11km starting from La Malène will make you discover the most beautiful and mythical part of the Gorges du Tarn: the “Détroits”, the “Croze”...
Do you want more? Our day tours will satisfy your thirst for adventure! 5 different tours and 5 different ways to discover the Tarn river... From 13 to 24km, you will be amazed with each stroke of the paddle. From Sainte Énimie or Saint Chély du Tarn, take your seat in your boat!
It is also possible to enjoy this group activity for a weekend... Or more! With circuits of 32 or 47km, you will satisfy your need for adventure and nature. Because it is a very particular way of approaching this natural sport, we have given it a name. The canoeing or kayaking trip. Starting from Montbrun and passing through the Cirques des Baumes, Le Rozier or St Chély du Tarn: discover all that the Gorges have to offer!
The Gorges du Tarn, only 2h30 from Clermont-Ferrand and 3h from Toulouse, are the ideal destination for ecotourism. Want to escape the frenzy of the capital, leave the city for the holidays or a weekend? Discover our introductory canoeing and kayaking tours or our day trips in canoe. You will find real moments of escape with your family or friends.