The river Vézère
THE VÉZÈRE VALLEY IS ABOVE ALL A RIVER: THE VÉZÈRE.
It rises on the Millevaches plateau (887 metres above sea level) in the commune of Meymac, in the Massif Central in Corrèze. After having travelled more than 211 km, it ends its course in the Dordogne at Limeuil, classified as one of the "Most Beautiful Villages in France".
This "watercourse in my hollow valley", according to its etymological roots, crosses landscapes each more attractive than the next. The nature mixed with the historical heritage that you will find here will not leave you unmoved.
WHAT ACTIVITIES CAN YOU DO ON THE VÉZÈRE?
To discover this narrow and wild river, there is nothing like a trip in a canoe or paddle. Sailing along the Vézère will allow you to discover the remarkable sites along the river from a different angle.
From Montignac, discover the Château de Losse, a jewel of the Renaissance, the village of Saint Léon sur Vézère classified as "Most Beautiful Villages in France", the majestic troglodytic city of La Roque Saint Christophe, the troglodytic village of La Madeleine, the cliffs of the Grotte du Grand-Roc, the villages of Les Eyzies, Le Bugue and Limeuil.
Fishermen will also find happiness here, the Vézère is a 2nd category river, the fish you may encounter are salmon, sea trout, shad, lamprey, pike, pike-perch, carp (difficult to catch but very beautiful specimens are regularly caught), perch, roach, bleak, catfish, eel...
Emotion and relaxation are on the agenda on the majestic Vézère, the hydrographic wealth of the Vézère satisfies both sport fishing enthusiasts and family fishing enthusiasts!
Nautic stops on the river Vézère :
≈ Terrasson-Lavilledieu (near the bridge)
≈ Montignac (avenue Aristide Briand)
≈ Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère (at the campsite)
≈ Tursac (next to the bridge of Lespinasse)
≈ Le Bugue (after the bridge, going to Le Buisson)
*A nautical stop is a public stop on the river that allows everyone to access the water. Whether you are canoeists, walkers, mountain bikers or fishermen. It is possible to picnic or simply to stay and disfrut.