Come and relive the amazing adventures of gabare boat drivers along the “River of Hope”.
Theatrical outing : Ugo, our actor, reenacts the history of gabare boat drivers in a play written by Veronique Lesergent.
Enjoy a dramatized walk with an actor or an actress who makes you relive the extraordinary epic of the gabariers along the River Espérance - Duration 1h15. Price: 9,50€/adult and 7€/child.
The boat tour is suitable for children. Please bring a hat/cap and a bottle of water.
Booking is compulsory and tickets can be obtained at the Dordogne Valley Tourist Office.
Groups : Tel. : 00 33 5 65 33 22 03 - ask us for our special rates, we can plan a boat ride just for you !
- In June: Monday to Saturday at 3pm (departure guaranteed if 8 people minimum),
- In July-August: Monday to Saturday at 9am, 10.15am, 5pm and 6.15pm (departure guaranteed if 8 people minimum),
- In September-October: Monday to Saturday at 2.30pm (departure guaranteed if 8 people minimum).
Pier : lac du barrage du Sablier. In Argentat, follow the signs to « St Privat » / « Barrage du Chastang » and when you reach the nursing home (EHPAD) follow the signs to Barrage du Chastang. Next, follow the «Gabare» signs to the Hamlet of « Grafeuille ». GPS coordinates: N 45°6’47.005 E 1°58’15.078