Did you know that rowing appeared in France in the 19th century ? The first races were organized in Paris on the Seine and the Marne is a river also well known for water sports and especially rowing.
Writers such as Alphonse Karr and Théophile Gautier enjoyed rowing and this sport was often portrayed by impressionist painters such as Sisley, Monet, Renoir and Caillebotte.
It’s a funny and healthy way to discover the country with your lover, your friends or your family.
To find a club for practicing rowing in Val de Marne or take lessons, visit this page.