Adventure / Active, Day Trip / Out of Town, Nature and Wildlife, Shore Excursion
Kid Friendly: Yes. Children must be at least 6 years old to get on the canoe down the river.
Maximum travelers: 4
English (fluent), French (fluent), Spanish (basic)
Natural wildlife and typical villages, Fontaine-de-Vaucluse and Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
We will visit Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, then canoe from there to Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, where we can have lunch in an authentic restaurant and explore the town. Isle sur la Sorgue is known as "the small Venice", it is famous wordwide for its antiques stores.
Fontaine-de-Vaucluse is a few miles away from Isle-sur-la-Sorgue: this is where the water comes out of earth, the deepest spring in Europe, I will be glad to take you there.
During our kayak trip, you will discover the natural wildlife : trouts, graylings, king-fishers, dippers, otters and maybe a beaver if we're lucky!
We will go to Fontaine-de-Vaucluse where we will walk to the spring of the river Sorgue, and visit a couple of historic sites.
Then we will get on the kayaks or canoes and smoothly paddle down to Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, this river (class 1) is very easy going.
Once in Isle-sur-la-Sorgue we can go for lunch, and explore the city and its famous antiques stores.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: We can meet in Avignon, or wherever you are staying in the area. I can also pick you up from your cruise ship.
End location: I can drop you off in Avignon, or wherever you are staying in the area. I can also drop you off to your cruise ship.
Duration: 5 hours 30 min.
Kayaking on the Sorgue is possible only between the 3rd week of April to the end of September.
Modern vehicle with A/C
Transportation, the canoes or kayaks, and my full attention and dedication are included in this tour.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 € - Food
This tour can be customized to your convenience.