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Canoeing in the Gorges du Tarn

Friendly and fun, canoeing is a fabulous way to explore at your own pace the heart of the Gorges du Tarn.

Evolve along the river, at your own pace, in unspoiled nature and UNESCO World Heritage landscapes.

Enjoy its many beaches, rock jumping areas, stops in typical villages of the 16th century, while discovering grandiose natural sites inaccessible otherwise than canoeing.

Whether alone, with your family, or with your partner, Le moulin de la Malène,  partner of La Maison du plein air, welcomes you from April to October and offers 9 courses ranging from 8 to 24 kms.

Warning: For this activity, it is mandatory to know how to swim

 

Description Canoeing : Canoeing in the Gorges du Tarn

Plan des descentes en canoë dans les gorges du Tarn

The canoe routes in the Gorges du Tarn :

The meeting point is, for each course, at the base of the Moulin de la Malène located in the heart of the Gorges du Tarn, where we will provide your equipment and the last advice before departure.

The return shuttle, to take you and return from the starting point defined in the course, are included in the prices displayed.

  • Course of "les détroits" : From la Malène to the "cirque des Baumes" - 8 kms - 2 h.
    Points of interest: The PAJ jump zone, straits encirclement, inaccessible beaches, the mushroom jump area. de saut du PAJ, 
  • Course of "Hauterives" : From "Saint-chély du Tarn" to "La Malène" - 9 kms - 2 h.
    Points of interest :The cascade of Saint-Chély, the village of Pougnadoires, the castle of La Caze, the village of Hauterives.
  • Course of the Drac : From "La Malène" to the "Pas de soucy" - 9kms - 3 h.
    Points of interest :The PAJ jump zone, the encroachment of the straits, inaccessible beaches, the mushroom jump zone, the circus of the Baumes.
  • Course of "les Castors ": From "Sainte-énimie" to "La Malène" - 13 kms - 3h.
    Points of interest: The cascade  Saint-chély, the village of Pougnadoires, the castle of La Caze, the village of Hauterives.
  • Course of "les Nymphes" :  From "Saint-chély du Tarn" to the "cirque des Baumes" - 17 kms - 3 h.
    Points of interest: .The cascade of Saint-chély, the village of Pougnadoires, the castle of La Caze, the village of Hauterives, the zone of jump of the PAJ, the encaissement of the straits, inaccessible beaches, the zone of jump of the mushroom
  • Course of Lucy : From "Saint-Chély du Tarn" to the "Pas de soucy" - 20kms - 4 h.
    Points of interest :The cascade of Saint-chély, the village of Pougnadoires, the castle of La Caze, the village of Hauterives, the zone of jump of the PAJ, the encaissement of the straits, inaccessible beaches, the zone of jump of the mushroom, the "cirque des Baumes".
  • Course Le Sublime : From "Sainte-énimie" to the  "cirque des Baumes" - 21kms - 4h30
    Points of interest : The cascade of Saint-chély, the village of Pougnadoires, the castle of La Caze, the village of Hauterives, the zone of jump of the PAJ, the encaissement of the straits, inaccessible beaches, the zone of jump of the mushroom.
  • Course of the Troglodytes : From "Sainte-énimie" to the "Pas de Soucy" - 24 kms - 5 h.
    Points of interest : The cascade of Saint-Chély, the village of Pougnadoires, the castle of Caze, the village of Hauterives, the zone of jump of the PAJ, the encaissement of the straits, the inaccessible beaches, the zone of jump of the mushroom, the "cirque des Baumes".
  • Course of les Amoureux : From "Saint-Chély du Tarn" to the "pas de Soucy" - 20 kms - 4 h.
    Points of interest : The cascade of Saint-Chély, the village of Pougnadoires, the castle of Caze, the village of Hauterives, the zone of jump of the PAJ, the encaissement of the straits, the inaccessible beaches, the zone of jump of the mushroom, the "cirque des Baumes"..

Prices of the courses :

  length duration Rate 1 pers. Rate 2 pers.
Course of les Détroits 8 km 2h00 18€ 34€
Course of Hauterives 9 km 2h00 ?€ ?€
Course of the Drac 9 km 3h00 20€ 38€
Course of les Castors 13 km 3h00 22€ 42€
Course of les Nymphes 17 km 3h00 24€ 46€
Course of Lucy 20 km 4h00 26€ 48€
Course Le Sublime 21 km 4h30 26€ 48€
Course of les Troglodytes 24 km 5h00 27€ 52€
Course of les Amoureux 20 km 4h00 ?€ ?€

Roadmap : Canoeing in the Gorges du Tarn

How to get here:

  • From Sainte-énimie- 15 mns : Take the road direction Millau. The canoeing center is 100m before the village of  "La Malène"

Necessary equipment : swimsuit, pair of shoes, hat, solar cream.

GPS coordinates: 44.3028, 3.323625

Payment: French cheque or cash, there is no cash dispenser at the venue.

Warning: Please arrive on time, the guide is unable to delay departure for participants who are late.

Localization Canoeing : Canoeing in the Gorges du Tarn

You can use the map below to calculate your route to your place of your activity. Remember to increase the estimated time by Google about 20%, corresponding to the time lost on our small roads.

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