Kayaking in Saint Crepin, Hautes Alpes,
Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur France
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Saint-Crepin is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department (Provence Alpes region, Cote d'Azur) in the south-east of France at 45 km/27 mi from Gap, the departmental capital. The village is located near the Durance River, ideal spot for whitewater kayaking or canoeing.
It represents a great way to enjoy the outdoors while choosing your level of adventure, from beginners to advanced. Specialized schools are available on the spot where white water Kayaking activities are supervised by qualified instructors. Whether you are interested in an introduction to the sport of kayaking or taking your kayaking skills to the next level with a playboating, river rescue or other clinic, Saint Crepin is the ideal location to challenge your limits and skills.
You can start kayaking at almost any age, and your progress is limited only by your adventurous spirit! Accommodation options like rooms rentals, shelters and small picturesque hostels are available in a magnificent natural landscape in the environs of Saint Crepin, while the nearby National Park of Ecrins will enrich your program with entertainment and leisure activities.
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