Top activities along the riverside near Brive la Gaillarde in Correze
Best activities to do around the camping Au Soleil d'Oc in Dordogne Valley
The main avdvantage in the area Correze is the number of outdoor activities that people can do. The area is across by the river Dordogne and many cliffs and the special landscape in Dordogne Valley give the opportunity to practice outdoor activities.
Most of best outdoor activities are linked to nature. As Correze isn't provided in quality tourist facilities, tourism is more oriented to responsible tourism, outdoor activities. It incites people to visit in a different way the area.
All activities we show you can be practiced in family, individual or with friends.
If you want to have information about tourist activities around Argentat sur Dordogne, we advise you to have a look at the article we already published here.
CANOEING - From the camping or from Argentat sur Dordogne
Canoeing is the thing to do among best outdoor activities. You can do it for a day or half day. As soon as you notice that sunny days are coming, rush the reception of the camping to book places for your canoe kayak trip. It will be a wonderful opportunity for you to discover the area, landscapes. Water streaming is low but enough, there is no need to paddle a lot.
People can directly observe fishes from the boat. Trout, eels, pickles can be seen from the canoe.
We advise you to start your day from Argentat sur Dordogne with Saga team. They drop you for free there, you can go across the docks of the city, stop one hour after at the campsite for a small break and then go until Brivezac. At the end of the day, it is around 20 km for three hours. The cost is around 18€ per person, half price for children.
HIKING - Wonderful viewpoint on Dordogne valley
Starting from the camping Au Soleil d'Oc, there are many possible walks in Dordogne Valley.
We advise you to have a look here to have a complete list of hikes in the area. Some have a wonderful viewpoint on the Dordogne river and landscapes around.
A great beautiful walk is the one starting in Albussac. It is a walk to do in the family in the forest with a stop in front of "Murel" waterfall. You can do it in four hours. In 8 km you will discover waterfalls, fauna, and flora with local heritage.
Murel waterfall, Vierge and "le saut de la Prade" are the best natural walks ranked in the Dordogne Valley.
CLIMBING or VIA FERRATA - Natural cliffs
Close to Argentat sur Dordogne, 5min by car from the camping, you can find natural cliffs of "Servières le Château", "Bassignac le Bas" and "Longeval". Climbing activities and via Ferrata are shown by professionals. If you are novice or well-prepared, all levels are available, even for children from 10 years old.
It will give you the opportunity to have THE best viewpoint in Dordogne Valley.
For those who don't know via Ferrata --> click here
RIDING - Around the camping, choose between forest or road
There are also many trips by bikes around the camping alongside the Dordogne river. The one we recommend is called "Les crêtes d'Argentat", you can do it in 2 hours. This ride will show you Argentat sur Dordogne with many small rivers: Dordogne, Dosutre, Souvigne, ...
FISHING - Discovering or improving your skills in fly fishing
Fishing in Dordogne Valley is a must. Practiced by local people or tourist, it is one of the most famous outdoor activities in the area near Brive la Gaillarde.
For those who master fishing, fly fishing is very well-known in Dordogne next to the camping. Many spots have been noticed by our customers to catch good fishes.
Be careful! For people who would like fishing, it is important to follow a specific regulation about size fishing and of course the license.
All need to have a fishing license to be able to fish on the Dordogne river. From the camping, you can buy one to a pub on the other riverside.
Please have a look at this beautiful video by the tourist office of Dordogne Valley about fly fishing.