The river has a rich history playing a major strategic part in the One Hundred Year Warhence the fortified cliff-top settlements and chateaus. Has it’s own foods… most notably its truffles. Its wildlife is equally impressive with huge heron nests, natural bird sanctuary, fish and dragonflies.
the joy is finding adventures along the way
This all adds an additional aspect to the journey, but the best bit is undoubtably the sheer variety across the route….. not to mention the places you can stop and either admire the views or try something a little different..
Both girls loved the chance to jump off the canoes and explore the cave system that this region is famed for (think Lascaux).. or swimming the shallow rapids or jumping off 15ft high rope swings into the river..