Canoe, in the wake of L.R STEVENSON – 15 km- DAY

Self-guided canoeing in the Val d’Oise at AUVERS S/O (Dép.95)

Auvers sur Oise
Transilien H access
4h30 sailing time
12 km


Canoe trip, by the day, privatized and WITHOUT CONTACT! (Security COVID-19)

In a Land of Art and History, 25 km from Paris, Parc naturel du Vexin, activity accessible by Transilien A/R!

Following in the footsteps of the novelist Louis Robert STEVENSON*, we offer you an EXCEPTIONAL day canoeing adventure, in autonomy on the Oise River from Isle Adam to Pontoise via Auvers sur Oise.

During your Odyssey, you navigate through the colors and landscapes that inspired Van Gogh, Corot, Daubigny, Le Douanier Rousseau…

All these painters and many more have found their inspiration in the meanders of this historic river.

Picnic break at Auvers sur Oise, 300 meters from the historic center and the church immortalized by Vincent Van Gogh or further down the river, boarding an island to picnic alone in the world.

Final: Arrival in front of the citadel of the kings of France in Pontoise.

A “Guinguette” by the riverside will be there to celebrate the day!

The Pontoise train station is 300 meters from the landing stage in front of the Tourist Office.

*Treasure Island, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and,

By canoe on the rivers of the North from which this trip described in this travel book originates. ….

Reservation without contact via our website


ATTENTION: This decent canoe is not suitable for teenagers under 14 years old, even if accompanied by their parents!

A deposit check of 200€ per boat will be requested or ID.

Recommended access :

From Paris: Come in Transilien!

Getting there: Gare du Nord, Line H stop Parmain L’Ilse Adam; boarding is 300 meters from the station to the south via the pedestrian walkway.

Back to the page : From Pontoise Gare, 300 meters from the arrival. All the train stations of Paris are 45 minutes away, including the Saint Lazare Station!

Canoe 2 places or mono according to availability

Vests, double paddle, 1 waterproof tank per boat.

Level: Engaging, good physical condition required

Course: Class 1, without difficulty and with little current

Not suitable for teens under 14 years of age accompanied by their parents.

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