Au Gré du Vent - Water leisure activities/sports

Watersports on the Vilaine from the barrage of Arzal
Canoeing, sea kayaking and paddle, Au Gre du Vent offers rentals, tours with minibus or guided walks. For the less brave or toddlers you can enjoy water rides boat with or without license Here are more details!:

Enjoy a descent of the Vilaine by canoe after receiving a transfer by minibus to the starting area. The nautical Au Gre du Vent offers three tours from the dam Arzal: 8km ? day, 16km to the day or 2 km by 2 days with bivouac! With these water rides autonomy you will discover the charms of the Vilaine, the city character of the Roche-Bernard and of course the Arzal dam!

Sea side or river side, starting with the Arzal dam, the sailing Au Gre du Vent offers boat rentals with or without permits.The rigid type of boats allow you to explore the coastline of the Guérande Peninsula and why not Dumet island and boats without license allow you to discover the river Vilaine and make a water spot in the character city of la Roche-Bernard.

Hiking Sea Kayaking

Au Gre du Vent offers guided hikes in sea kayaking, 1/2 day, from:

- Poudrantais Beach in Pénestin. This nautical ride you will discover the tip of Bile.
- Beach Lerat in Piriac-sur-Mer. This nautical ride you will discover the tip of Castelli Piriac-sur-Mer.
- Lanseria Beach in Quimiac. This nautical ride you will discover the coast to Piriac-sur-Mer.
- Instead of Tréhic Croisic. This nautical ride you will discover the traicts Croisic and the Wild Coast.
- The deadlock of the hold of the Tritons in Pouliguen. This nautical ride you will discover the Wild Coast of Pouliguen.

A program is established each year including some dates in the spring and a hike per week in July-August Contact Au Gre du Vent to get the dates and register!

Outside these periods, Au Gre du Vent consider any request by focusing on groups consisting of at least 7 people.

Au Gre du Vent is also an events agency that organizes for groups consisting of hiking, treasure hunts, water challenges, Olympiads for groups up to 200 people. Au Gre du Vent operates all over Britain including its islands!
Port de Plaisance d'Arzal-Camoël
Phone : +33 2 99 90 56 91
Mob : +33 6 65 50 03 53
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  • Languages Spoken :
    • English
    • German
    • Spanish
  • Animals allowed
    Animals allowed


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  • Pets :
    • Animals allowed


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Classification & Labels
  • Labels and Brands :
    • France Nautic Station
    • Nature Canoe point
    • Sea Kayak Point
Services and facilities
  • On Site Services :
    • Picnic area
    • Bike rental
    • Free parking
    • Toilets


Au Gré du Vent / Au fil des Eaux
Port de Plaisance d'Arzal-Camoël
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 47.49670
Longitude : -2.38519
  • Geographical Location :
    • Sea or port front
    • River or lake side
    • Distance from the beaches 10 km
    • Distance from the coast 10 km
    • Distance from a place to swim 10 km
    • Distance from the town centre 2.5 km
    • Velocean bike path (5 km max)
    • GR® 34 (2 km max)