Surrounded by the Dronne river, Brantome is also known as the “Venise du Perigord Vert”. The city has a outstanding natural setting and a abbey approx 1200 years old. If a walk is the perfect way to appreciate the charming tiny streets, the boat ride on the Dronne gives a nice opportunity of discovering another face of Brantôme. The fact that it is an electric boat gives a silent and peacefull promenade. And of course ecological…
The boat trip begins in the shadow of the “Pont Coudé” from the 15th century.
This 45 minutes outing takes you along the abbey and pretty facades overlooking the River before sinking into the wooded shores of the Dronne.
During this part of the ride, it is possible to admire the wildlife that nests on the banks of the river : for example water fowl, ducks, nutria, etc..
The captain of the boat, where up to 50 people can come aboard, offers you his comments throughout the cruise, describing the wildlife you might encounter, as well as the History and stories of Brantome or other surprising hidden sites.
Cruises on the Dronne take place from April 1st to October 15th with a departure every hour from 10 to 12 h and from 14 to 18 h.
For more information: 00 33(0)5 53 05 80 63