Canoe route on the Dordogne

In Castelnaud in The Black Périgord, the Butterfly base welcomes you for a canoe descent of the Dordogne. With family or friends, discover the beauties of the Black Périgord by canoe on the Esperance River.

Canoe route
CENAC - BEYNAC

La Roque Gageac, Castelnaud, Beynac... What happiness!

Canoe route
VITRAC - BEYNAC

The valley with 5 castles and 4 most beautiful villages in France

Canoe route
CARSAC - BEYNAC

The most beautiful course of the Dordogne with countless beauties

Butterfly Canoes is happy to welcome you, for a descent of the Dordogne by canoe on the "river hope".

Whether you're with family or friends, Butterfly Canoes will be delighted to meet your desires and share with you the beauties of a descent of the Dordogne by canoe.

Come and enjoyan exceptional moment sailing in canoes on the Dordogne to find out how Castle Valley from the river, which offers you an unforgettable panorama and relaxation assured canoeing in the heart of the Périgord.

Our services

Ideally located in the heart of the majestic Dordogne Valley, we will ensure that starting at 9:00 a.m., shuttle buses to the departure points you have chosen, and then you will go back down the Dordogne at your own pace to reach our base, where your car awaits you.

On the program! Relaxing, swimming, picnic in complete freedom ...

Adapted equipment

Our canoe base has many facilities to guarantee you a special moment, 100% plain along Dordogne.

Our canoes and kayaks equipped with backs will guarantee you a very appreciable comfort!

A team at your service for an unforgettable experience.

It is the passion of our terroir and our profession that has shaped our know-how.
Smiling, safety instructions, punctuality, quality of our equipment are the assets of our personalized welcome.

A free topo guide!

You will be given a free river guide translated into 5 languages. It will help you to better understand our historical riches of the Esperance River, to appreciate the quality of this protected environment, and bring you practical information (picnic areas, shops, toilets, etc.).

The Dordogne Valley, UNESCO Biosphere

In July 2012, UNESCO ranked the Dordogne among the global network of biosphere reserves!

It is in this preserved nature, that our journeys will take you to the feet of proud Medieval Castles and typical villages ranked among the plus beautiful villages of France...

Canoe descents on the Dordogne

CARSAC kayak canoe route - BEYNAC

Carsac - Beynac Route

The most beautiful course of the Dordogne with countless beauties

icon brochure 25km time icon 4h30
From 24€ for an adult in a canoe

CARSAC kayak canoe route - BEYNAC

Course Vitrac Beynac

The valley with 5 castles and 4 most beautiful villages in France

icon brochure 16km time icon 3h30
From 17€ for an adult in a canoe

CARSAC kayak canoe route - BEYNAC

Cenac - Beynac Route

La Roque-Gageac, Castelnaud, Beynac... What happiness!

icon brochure 12km time icon 2h30
From 15€ for an adult in a canoe

CARSAC kayak canoe route - BEYNAC

Castelnaud - Beynac Route

The little descent! For the hurried or for an initiation before the adventure ...

icon brochure 4km time icon 1h
From 13€ for an adult in a canoe

CARSAC kayak canoe route - BEYNAC

Freedom canoe hiking

A 2 to 5 day touring hike

icon brochure dice 36km To 105km time icon dice 2 To 5 days

Butterfly Canoe Course Map