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Welcome! Thanks to our staff, and our State graduate of Canoeing (Brevet d'Etat - BPJEPS), we are one of the most competent structure around the river Cher.

We can suggest you, personalized tracks of 1 hour, 2 hours, a half-day, a day on the river Cher, to the Castle of Chenonceaux. Beautiful landscapes, silence, relaxing atmosphere...!  We welcome families, friends groups, clubs, associations, business commitees, schools, Holiday camps...

You can canoe on the wild Cher, a very preserved site, where you can see Heron, Beaver, Kingfisher! You can also do a track under the wonderful castle of Chenonceaux. We have rental points in Chisseaux ( next to the Castle of Chenonceau ), Chissay-en-Touraine and Montrichard!

A briefing (with technical  and general advices and the settlement) and a debriefing are included!


We are a FFCK Club, specialist of this sport! Our non profit organisation is very involved in the regional and departmental commitee, the ministry of Sports services.

With our experience of over 35 years, we offer introductory courses in kayak slalom , Kayak Vital Fitness, and freestyle .We have also a social role , and welcome all age groups, young people in difficulty, disabled, with suitable prices and tailor-made support .


Fervent eco-paddlers , we are engaged for many years in the protection of the environment and the ecosystem , the fauna and flora . In fact, the Cher, the Sauldre and the Loire, are fragile places and need protection.


We participate in a river monitoring system and in the information of the public! We promote the cleaning of rivers and banks (in partnership with ONEMA and Surfriders , SOLOGNE NATURE ENVIRONMENT, DDT 41, MICROMAM .. . )



Safety rules :

  • No medical contraindications AND children under 6 years old not accepted - Know how to swim more than 50 meters / Wearing a life jacket is mandatory
  • Do not bring valuables, the cans are not guaranteed to be waterproof - Aventure Canoë is in no way responsible for any loss, breakage of the renter and the people accompanying him. The equipment rented by Aventure Canoë is for the use of the registered renter only, no subletting is possible.
  • Respect the regulations in force: disembark upstream of each dam (on the right bank going down the river) and re- embark after the dam. It is forbidden to disembark in the park of the Chenonceaux castle and in certain private areas such as the island of the Moulin Fort upstream of the Chisseaux dam.
  • Do not cross weirs, spillways, dams, waterfalls - Be vigilant when crossing bridges, be careful with arches: submerged branches...
  • Practice self-safety: you navigate under your own responsibility and must help each other in case of capsizing - Prohibited alcohol - Provide water, snacks, sun protection, cap, sunglasses, clothing adapted to the weather conditions and the duration of the practice
  • Respect the surrounding fauna and flora
  • Around the Castle of Chenonceau, Chisseaux, and the beach of Montrichard, the non-motorized boats do not have priority: keep a maximum distance from the promenade boats and follow the banks when you cross them.
  • Avoid getting stuck and stay alert to branches and trees along the banks (if you capsize and there is a lot of current, get on your back, feet facing downstream so as not to get stuck in the river bottom)
  • The rentals take effect as soon as the payment is made and the equipment is handed over to the tenant.
  • The average duration of the hikes are shown on our website and rates and are for information purposes only. No one will be able to ask for a compensation if his hike was done very quickly and in a hurry or by a group of an excellent level compared to the average of the groups. 

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BELLE FRANCE is one of our partners

The authentic French walking & cycling specialists since 1986


Based in the heart of the Kent countryside, Belle France is a friendly business ideally positioned to offer a professional yet personal service. Our travel consultants have extensive experience in the French tourist industry and share a passion for France, its culture and cuisine, and its people.

In 2019, Belle France will celebrate its 33 year anniversary. From humble beginnings as a small operation selling holidays in the Auvergne, the company grew, relocated and now offers over 60 holidays in more than 20 regions of France.

Say hello to team Belle France. Great people with a passion for all things French. Many of them have lived in France and speak fluent French. So they know and love the territory. And together they have over 30 years experience in showing walkers and cyclists the very best of this wonderful country.

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