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The Crusader Cruise

The Crusader Cruise

From
AU$1,324
 

The boat moves slowly across stunning (lake) Étang de Thau, and the sheer serene beauty of your canal holiday in France practically overwhelms you.

  • Country / Region
    France / Camargue
  • Duration
    1 week
  • Itinerary
    Port Cassafières to Aigues-Mortes
From
AU$1,324
 

The boat moves slowly across stunning (lake) Étang de Thau, and the sheer serene beauty of your canal holiday in France practically overwhelms you.

  • Country / Region
    France / Camargue
  • Duration
    1 week
  • Itinerary
    Port Cassafières to Aigues-Mortes
Description 
  • Cruise Highlights
    Tour Tour Visit the walled city of Aigues Mortes, Agde and more. ItineraryItinerary Port Cassafières to Aigues Mortes. Return Port Cassafiere via Aigues-Mortes ActivityActivity Great destination for fishingActivityActivity Horseback ridingFoodFood Excellent seafood restaurants and fishing villages. ActivityActivity Perfect area for swimmingActivityActivity Water sports activitiesActivityActivity Observe wildlife and nature.ActivityActivity Wine tasting sessions

Summary

Cruise in the Camargue at leisure relaxing at small harbour-front restaurants and visiting the Noilly Prat vermouth cellars at Marseillan before reaching the beautiful medieval walled city of Aigues Mortes. This 13th century fortified town remains largely intact and is a joy to explore.

 

Choose to cruise in either destination.

 

Cruising time Number of locks  Lock Type Waterways
30 hours 4 Automatic operated by lock-keeper Canal du Midi, Etang de Thau
Canal du Rhone a Ste 

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Inclusions

  • A galley (kitchen) with all the utensils and appliances you would expect
  • Towels and linen for all passengers
  • A boat handling demo
  • Technical support
  • On-board cruising information
  • Locks free (except in Ireland & Holland)

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Itinerary 

Visit the following towns and villages:

  • Port Cassafieres
  • Agde
  • Marseillan
  • Mèze
  • Bouzigues
  • Sète
  • Frontignan
  • Abbaye de Maguelone
  • Palavas les Flots
  • Carnon
  • La Grande Motte
  • Le Grau du Roi
  • Aigues-Mortes

See wild bulls, horses, deer, beavers, eagles, flamingos, and other cool creatures from your sundeck.

Delight the tasty oysters of the etang de Thau, and its numerous seafood dishes.

Delight in the trendy art galleries in the 13th-century city of Aigues Mortes. Have a great dinner too.

Mount St. Clair in beautiful Sète presents stunning views of the Mediterranean and Etang de Thau.

Check out the picturesque Abbaye de Maguelone on an island near the resort of Palavas-les-Flots.

Etang de Thau hosts the Mèze Dinosaur Museum Park, with its skeletons of prehistoric creatures.

Walk along the beautiful and long beaches near Palavasl-les-Flots, Carnon and La Grande Motte. Marvel at the sunset in this great place to stop. Palavas-les-Flots has all kinds of watersports, a casino, restaurants, and miles of white-sand beaches.

See the Les Salins du Midi in Aigues Mortes, which produces 250,000 tons of salt per year.

Experience Aqualand, one of Europe’s best-known aqua parks, beckons when you’re near Adge. Take the kids.

Take a ride in one of the traditional horse-herds (Manades) near Franqueveaux or Grau du Roi.

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9am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday

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Call us

Prefer speaking to us over the phone? Our French Specialists would love to help you out!

AU 1300 858 304

Opening Hours:
9am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday

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