Nature outings in : Hauts de France

Organisation : Le Val Domignon/Picardie-canoe                      Name of the guide : Hubert Wynands 33(0)699 199 547

Email : le. val.domignon@wanadoo.fr

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the nature outings : guided tours

1) The "Omignon" : in harmony with nature !             (walking)

Nature outing in the Omignon valley   Difficulty : 2/5                                                          Next date : saturday : april 13 th, thursday : july 16 th, thursday : august 13 th.       Possible all year for groups from 20 people. Régularly other dates are added to this program, don't hesitate to consult us.

Thème : histoiry and heritage. I invite you to discover the charm of a river that transports you. This river (Dalmanio Fluvius) has escaped projects of drying up, channeling,... but it has remained itself, discreet, secret, generous, with its glories but also its wars. It is this "cute" water that springs, sculpts, meanders, confluences and sings that I wish to introduce you. Some species encountered: elegant agrion, calopteryx, gerris, "crayfish"? ...

Organisation of this walk - meeting from 09 H 15 to 09 H 30.

The meeting point (here) : 9.30 am at N°3 main street  02490 Trefcon.                                             Duration of the outing : 2 H 30 (pedestrian nature outing commented by your guide).

Read our conditions of participation on picardie-canoe.com Difficulty 1/5=2                                   The price : 22 €/adult, 15 €/Teen (12 to 18 years) and 10 €/child (8 to 12 years)

2)Bray-sur-Somme, an incredible cortege of ponds and marshes: canoeing

Nature outing in the Somme marshes (in Bray-sur-Somme)           Difficulty : 3/5        Next date : May : friday 22 th,   July : wednesday 8 th,  August : wednesday 12 th. Possible all year for groups from 20 people. Régularly other dates are added to this program, don't hesitate to consult us.
I suggest you this course which presents no particular difficulty, but you will be guided in this incredible cortege of ponds and marshes.   

Thème : histoiry and heritage.

Organisation of this trip - meeting from 13:45 to 14:00.

The meeting point (here) : le Port, 80340 Bray-sur-Somme (next to the municipal compsite of Bray-sur-Somme)                                                                                                                                        Duration of the outing : 3 h 00  (2 hours on the water).

Read our conditions of participation on picardie-canoe.com                                                              The price : 25 €/adult, 18 €/Teen (12 to 18 years) and 12 €/child (8 to 12 years).
Possible for groups from 15 people.
Endemics species : the common sandpiper, the bleuethroat, the bittern, heron, ..

3) Péronne : A water story - nature outing 9 km          (walking)

Nature outing in the Upper Somme (in Péronne)       Difficulty : 3/5 (9 km)    Hiking Theme: Heritage, history but with the sensitivity of a Nature guide.                                                    Nex dates : wednesday, april 15 th. Other possible dates for groups from 15 people.
I welcome you to the theatre of greenery. Some surprise guests, like the breastplate blackbird and thirty other species already listed, will constitute the orchestra. Fort Caraby, the Hardines, and the marshes of Halles are all witnesses who attest that you are well within the territory of springs. Then, it is at the step of the drafts horses, in the old days, present along the canal of the Somme that we will evoke the history of the inland watter shipping. We will disembark on the English boulevard, highly symbolic, before joining the Museum of Mentalities (historial of the great war). 

The meeting point (here) : 13:45 to 14:00 pm at the carpark, rue de la résistance at Péronne 80200.                                                                                                       Species met : the Pètasite, and for a few privileged: the corncrake,the white-rumped sandpiper Duration 3 H 30 (hiking = 9 km).                                                                                                          The price : 22 €/adult, 15 €/teen (12 to 18 years), 10 €/child (8 to 12 ans).