Summer  Activities

Let yourself be carried away by the current, discover the banks of the Isle river with our various summer activities ...

Enjoy your excursion safely

Activities for all

A unique and

peaceful setting

Our guided tours


Follow the guided route which retraces for you the history of Périgueux from the river. Enjoy a refreshing break at La Ginguette Barnabé before leaving lit by torchlight after dark.

Reservation required, only Tuesday and Thursday evenings

Meeting point: Moulin de Sainte-Claire, at 8:30 p.m.

Estimated time: 3 hours

Adult rate: 16€

Child rate: 8€

Audio guide available in French and English

Drink break included at La Ginguette Barnabé

Torchlight descent



Enjoy a cocktail dinner from a barge, which gives you a breathtaking view of Saint-Front Cathedral. Then embark on a night walk during which the history of the city is counted to you.

Reservation required, only on Wednesday evenings

Meeting point: Restaurant La Péniche, at 7 p.m.

Estimated duration: 4 hours 30

Adult rate: 36€

Child rate: 18€

Cocktail dinner included at La Péniche restaurant

Audio guide available in French and English

Torchlight descent



Discover the natural and historical heritage of Périgueux, along a nautical path led by a passionate guide. Halfway, fall under the vintage charm of the famous Barnabé tavern.

Reservation required, only Thursday afternoons

Meeting point: Moulin de Sainte-Claire, at 4:30 p.m.

Estimated duration: 3 hours 30

Adult rate: 18€

Child rate: 9€

Accompanying tourist guide

Drink break included at La Ginguette Barnabé

Our rentals

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Discover the richness of the Isle Valley on a 10 km course. Let yourself be lulled by the rhythm of the water as you observe nature and local heritage.

Reservation required, at least 24 hours in advance

Meeting point: Moulin de Sainte-Claire, at 10:15 a.m. or 2:15 p.m.

Estimated time: 3 hours

Adult rate: 20€

Child rate: 10€



Embark on a canoe, kayak or paddle to spend a friendly moment with family or friends. Discover the quays of Périgueux and the Saint-Front cathedral upstream or navigate in a peaceful and natural setting downstream.

Reservations recommended for groups

Duration: 1 or 2 hours

Adult price: 8€ per hour, 14€ for 2 hours

Child rate: 4€ per hour, 7€ for 2 hours

Our supervised initiation offers



Take advantage of an introductory course led by a qualified instructor. Alone or in a group, learn to navigate safely on a paddle.

Reservation required, at least 24 hours in advance

Duration: 1 hour

Single rate: 20€



For teens aged 11 to 16. For a week, learn to paddle sports with your friends. Games and meetings guaranteed. Supervision assured.

Reservation required for a week in July or August

Duration: 5 half-days, between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Normal rate: 80€

Reduced rate: 40€ in case of 2nd week of internship

Drink break



Come relax and quench your thirst at the water's edge, on the quay behind the nautical base. We will offer you a choice of refreshing non-alcoholic drinks for the whole family. A book box is at your disposal for a reading break.

Terrace open every day in summer, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Single rate : 2€ per drink

Nautical base services

Payment methods

The child rate only applies to young people aged 7 to 11. Navigation is prohibited for children under 7 years old.

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Base nautique Ado et Mad Tesnière

Moulin de Sainte-Claire

24000 Périgueux, France

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